MUSINGS ON WINE
We're all quite familiar with the great blended wines from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Valpolicella Classico and the Haut-Medoc, but what future blends will grab our attention and make a name for themselves in the decades ahead?
During a recent visit to Ft. Lauderdale, I had the pleasure of watching my Uruguayan friend assemble an authentic asado. Although there were only six diners, he deemed it essential that the traditional portions be prepared. The result was enough extraordinary meat for 40 people.
LET YOUR SENSES GUIDE YOU
Music soothes and satisfies just as wine does. Some bad music is hard on the ears just like poorly made wines can be rather hard on the palate. It's not uncommon to see wine publications matching a particular artist or CD to a specific wine. Problem is, no one ever explains how they come up with such random pairings.