Month: January 2012

2012 > January

Wine Ophelia Post – Organic Chardonnay in a Teensy Tetra Pak

I received this wine as part of a gift pack during the Wine Bloggers’ Conference in 2011. I think. I know I didn’t buy it. CalNaturale – Chardonnay – Mendocino CA 2009 – Certified organic grapes Notes: Rich, golden yellow color On the nose – toast with faint peaches On the palate – A soft […]

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Pizza Napolitano – I’ll Never Be The Same

  Many of you know that I spent three months in Italy this past fall doing research for the travel and wine portion of my business. While I was there I had many culinary adventures that I cannot wait to share with everyone. But this week I read somewhere that it is pizza week. I […]

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Cultural Finds – A Travel Memoir and a Musical Masterpiece

I’ve just finished reading my advance copy of Anatolian Days & Nights – A Love Affair with Turkey – Land of Dervishes, Goddesses, and Saints. My mind is still reeling with beautiful visions of mermaids and minarets, of Beyoğlu and the Bosporus. Authors Joy E. Stocke and Angie Brenner offer a gorgeous memoir of over […]

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