Tag: Charles B. Rubinstein

The Pleasures of Sherry

By Charles B. Rubinstein “If penicillin cures illnesses, Sherry resuscitates the dead.” –Sir Alexander Fleming   “I don’t get any respect,” was the oft-repeated line that the late Rodney Dangerfield...

February 22, 2013 | comments

Making Your New Year’s Resolutions about Wine

By Charles B. Rubinstein   A good resolution is like an old horse, which is often saddled but rarely ridden. – Mexican Proverb   Each January I usually try to foretell what...

January 18, 2013 | comments

Beaujolais: A Versatile Food Wine

By Charles B. Rubinstein Three rivers bathe Lyon: the Rhône, the Saône and the Beaujolais” – Anonymous French saying   There was a time that the third Thurs­day of November was looked...

October 26, 2012 | comments

Syrah Shiraz

By Charles B. Rubinstein “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” William Shakespeare, Romeo & Juliet   Every so...

September 21, 2012 | comments

What to Do when Faults Occur in Wine

By Charles B. Rubinstein “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars…” from Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare Cassius, in speaking to his friend, Brutus, had far weightier matters...

August 17, 2012 | comments