Category: Week In A Glass

Bennington, Local Love, Week In A Glass, Wine

“Sittin’ here with me and mine/All wrapped up in a bottle of wine”

Imagine sitting in a sun drenched orchard on a warmer than normal spring day. The breeze is warm and light, and you’re enjoying a crusty loaf of bread straight from the baker’s oven. You’ve brushed on the slightest bit of local honey and can taste the sweet spiced pastry the bread was sitting next to.

Culture, Local Love, Travel, VT, Week In A Glass, Wine

“I’m going where there ain’t no fear/I’m going where the spirit is near…”

At some point, sun and wine and welcome had me feeling philosophical so I looked to my Norwegian compatriot and said, “This. This is terroir.” By forgetting everything except the vines, wines, people and moment I was in – by opening my heart as I tasted – I truly understood the sense of place that is vital to making quality wine.

NYC, Travel, Week In A Glass, Wine

“I Have Decided to Leave you Forever/I Have Decided to Start Things from Here…

Spring followed me back from France and made for a glorious day at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. We enjoyed the nearly 700k daffodils and some excellent New York wine.

Xinomavro Greek wine from Naoussa best served with cured meats, cheeses, olives from the country.
Food, Living Oethically, Week In A Glass, Wine

Naoussa Xinomavro Tasting @ GRECA

Have you tried Greek wine? I’ve been doing lots of that lately. Explore Naoussa Xinomavro in this post.