Tag: wine

How Restaurants Decide on the Price for Wine

By Charles B. Rubinstein Buy it and never count the cost; For one white singing hour of peace Count many a year of strife well lost … Sara Teasdale, Barter...

March 22, 2013 | comments

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