Risotto, the great Italian rice dish, has now made its way to kitchens around the globe, emerging as one of the truly great vehicles for delivering incredible fresh and seasonal flavours to your dining table. From tried and true classics like wild mushrooms or seafood … Read More
Any dish that reaches a certain level of ubiquitous use around the holidays runs the very real risk of receiving a bit of push-back – and I’m afraid that the trusty turkey is approaching that unfortunate eventuality. Now, whether the turkey itself is to blame, … Read More
[ 2009 Cosme Palacio Rioja Reserva ] PRODUCER PROFILE | Cosme Palacio SHOP NOW | Store Locator — [ Why We Love It: ] This is a smooth, rich and velvety red from the Rioja Alavesa district of the Rioja. Through the 1980s, we saw the introduction … Read More
Well for starters, we love this because Lustau is the platinum standard in the production of fine dry Sheries. This is a reference point for what dry Oloroso Sherry is supposed to taste like – rich aged flavours and aromas of hazelnut, brown butter, caramelized apple, raisin, wood smoke and more.
If you’ve been following our newsletters for any period of time, you’ll know that I’ve got a bit of a thing for old vines – and the impact they can have on wine quality: low yields, stunning complexity and breathtaking concentration.