The Blender, Decanter and I

I had an interesting wine this week. Three days ago I opened a Don Camillo Sangiovese (from Farnese). I had one glass and told Sairey,”I’m opening something better.” The wine wasn’t bad, as in corked, TCA taint et al., just had a sort of sickly sweet vanilla-caramel tongue coating to it. I left the wine… Continue reading The Blender, Decanter and I

Italy day 7

Aside from the technical nightmare – no phone, no email, note to self, buy a blackberry, all other smartphones are stupid – the trip has been amazing. Food excellent, wine excellent, weather hot. Dined outside last night at Logge with a bottle of Brut Natural Champagne to begin with the appetizer; then a bottle of… Continue reading Italy day 7