Take an hour, step out of America for a while, and slide into a tiny Euro-style glen where great things are being done with so little fanfare that it’s almost a secret. Olalla Winery is The Real Deal.
This year, The Pour Fool is fifteen years old. It started as a weekly column in a suburban Seattle newspaper, Continue reading
Trump told these folks – in carefully coded statements like “There are very fine people on both sides” – that their hatreds and suspicions are okay.
David Sirota performs that same function in his investigative journalism that reviewers on social media perform with doctors: a necessary dose of reality.
Visitors to Vancouver Island may well believe that whatever is not in the lovely, (comparatively) bustling Victoria Ain’t Happenin’. Uh, that would be DEAD WRONG.
This is NOT up for debate, so I probably won’t even allow comments. But, make no mistake about it, it Continue reading
We assume that an 89 point wine cannot be as good as a 94 point wine and the economic ramifications of that presumption are MASSIVE; the sort of fatheaded ‘tude that can put smaller wineries out of business.
A great deal of wine appreciation has to do with our early wine indoctrination and whatever the current, ever-changing cultural Hot Thang was when we were at our most impressionable.