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Recent Blog Posts in March 2011

March 23, 2011
View from a Bar: Te Tiare Beach Resort
Posted By The Armchair Oenophile
Huahine, French Polynesia After having been evacuated from my over-the-water bungalow at 5 a.m. because of a tsunami warning, I found myself spending most of my remaining time on the islands of French Polynesia sipping Hinano ("The Beer of Tahiti") ...
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March 17, 2011
Two Sicilies – Wines from Etna and Ragusa
Posted By Becky Sue Epstein
Having just returned from the annual Sicilia en primeur event, I find myself swimming in impressions about what’s happening on this island. Or is it a continent on its own? The further from the mainland you get, the more you feel you’re on a separate ...
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March 07, 2011
View from a Bar: Café Fiore, Ventura, CA
Posted By The Armchair Oenphile
A few sips of Banfi grappa. PHOTO: ANTHONY HEAD She offered gelato, too. Such a fine pair they are. But only for lingering. And lo, I must go.
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March 03, 2011
Provence with a Dynamic Blonde – and Wine
Posted By Becky Sue Epstein
Just caught up with Château Roubine 's Valerie Rousselle today at the "Provence in the City" aka rosé wines tasting in Boston. Valerie Rousselle of Ch. Roubine In addition to her "new name" (as she describes her divorce), she has several new wines ...
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