Archive for March, 2011

O Saké Onegaishimasu! ( saké please! )

O Saké Onegaishimasu! ( saké please! )

American Red Cross - Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Relief While we can make donations, communicate our hopes, and pray for those affected, for many of us with connections to Japan, the desire to do something positive is strong, even though the means and modes may be limited.  The effects

03.25.2011| Event, Press Notes, Taster |

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Drink Sake Tonight

Drink Sake Tonight

W.Blake Gray - The Gray Market Report - is someone who I like to read on a regular basis, and so when he asks the wine community to make a show of support for Japan, through the soul and spirit of sake, it is simply appropriate to step up. Friday March 25th - Drink Sake Tonight he's also g

03.17.2011| Event, Media Reviews, Press Notes |

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Missed Mardi Gras, but found a new 'Orleans'

Missed Mardi Gras, but found a new ‘Orleans’

Woodstock, VT - Osteria Pane e Salute It was a pleasure and joy to attend the "Release Party" party for the newest addition to the Eden Ice Cider line-up.   Albert and Eleanor Leger, proprietors of Eden Ice Cider, have teamed up with artista-alchemista Deirdre Heekin of Pane e Salute to cra

03.16.2011| Press Notes, Taster |

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Making Great Wine from Cold Hardy Grapes

Making Great Wine from Cold Hardy Grapes

Peru, NY - Crickets Restaurant The title of this post is the same as the title of the workshop, organized by the "Lake Champlain Wines" group and held in a place that would draw attendees from the local neighborhood, up from the Hudson River Valley, across the lake from the Green Mountain State, an

03.14.2011| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Wine Making |

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