Essentials of a Classic Italian

Marcella Hazan

With sadness in my heart but many pleasurable memories due to the profound impression she had on my culinary life, today's Wine Finds are in memory of the great Marcella Hazan, who passed away last week at the age of 89. As a young chef pursuing all things Italian, it was definitely an a-ha moment for me when I turned … [Read more...]

Wine Musings: Meeting Royalty

Wine glass

Another to keep you entertained during my vacation, this great wine piece by Darryl Joannides It was late January 1997 and a particularly dark, wet and dreary winter’s day. We were on the back end of a 3 week trip driving all over the Italian peninsula, and beginning to get that type of weary that sets in when … [Read more...]