Wine Wisdom for the Holidays

The following words are attributed to Dionysus, the Greek god of wine in one of 4th century poet Eubulus’ works: “Three kraters (shallow bowls used as wine cups) do I mix for the temperate: one to health, which they empty first, the second to love and pleasure, the third to sleep. When this bowl is […]

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Just in Time for Halloween – “The Green Fairy”

No, not the Bruce Lee television series. Absinthe, also known as the Green Fairy, the muse of 19th century artists (like Van Gogh) and the bane of the early 20th is making a comeback. This 140-proof liqueur reached its height of popularity at a time when wine prices were skyrocketing. Later on, murders reminiscent of […]

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