Everyday Wines for Everyday People

The holidays are upon us and that means plenty of wine for sipping, socializing, and gift-giving.  There’s a way that you can enjoy the grape and give the grape without breaking the bank.  Simply buy tasty, inexpensive wine.  Easier said than done though, right?  No worries because I have you covered. Understanding that taste is…

5 Ways Wine is Better Than Sex

Yes, it is true. I love wine and everyone knows it. My Instagram account is full of wine photos, my Tweets are about wine, and my Facebook posts are largely centered around vino. A friend remarked that I appear to cherish wine over most things, including sex.  Maybe I do and maybe I don’t; but…

Wine & Brothers

The U.S. wine industry produces over 836 million bulk gallons of wine annually and the Syracuse area has its fair share of wine shops, discount liquor stores and even a few wine producers.  That’s not unique to an area of our size.  What is perhaps unique, though, is that two brothers own and operate separate,…

Man Up In The Kitchen

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and a time for family.  Some of my fondest memories as a kid growing up in Baltimore, MD are from Thanksgivings past.  Not only because of great food, family laughter and even drama, but because as a boy, all I ever needed to do was clean the vegetables and…

Building A Better Burger

After a recent visit to Burger & Barrel Wine Pub in New York City, where I discovered quite possibly the best burger I’ve ever eaten, I wondered why I hadn’t stepped my burger game up in a while.  To know me is to know that I love a good burger.  It is simply one of…