What Am I Making and What Am I Drinking?

My aunt was making star-shaped cookies with her grandson, a present for his friends. One broke, and my aunt was afraid they’d have to throw it away, and they wouldn’t have enough. “Uh-oh,” said my aunt. “We’re one short–it’s broken.” Her grandson picked it up, studied it for a minute, and said, “Grandma, it’s not … More What Am I Making and What Am I Drinking?

What I Learned Today: On Sweetness in Red Wine

In this post, a city slicker with no green thumb, like so many wine writers, tries to describe the process of winemaking, having never done it, which is I guess quite comical.  Here on this lazy Sunday, I’m still thinking about wine.  I took a chance and Tweeted to several winemakers about something that’s been … More What I Learned Today: On Sweetness in Red Wine