A word on tasting

William Morris is quoted for saying, “The true secret to happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” With this in mind, let’s take a genuine interest in that moment where we slow down for a glass of wine, whether on our own, with a loved one or in...

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The taste of terroir

Before we had kids, before I had even moved here full time, we found ourselves at the end of August longing for a little getaway. We got in the car with only one destination in mind to get us started the rest, much to my horror, was unplanned (is that hard for anyone else or...

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Champagnes’ other wine – Ratafia

If there’s one thing that I can appreciate about having a husband from Champagne, it’s that whenever we gather with family and friends there’s always a flute of bubbling champagne in my hand. But while that’s what you know of Champagne, there’s another the drink in the region you might never have heard of.  Ratafia.  But...

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