Tag: wine

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

New Zealand Pinot Noirs Have a Lot Going for Them

By Charles B. Rubinstein New Zealand made a name in the wine world back in the 1960s when its sauvignon blanc came on to the market and was a hit...

July 20, 2012 | comments

Time For Summer Wine

By Charles B. Rubinstein Start thinking about crisp white wines for the hot weather to come I know it’s only May and summer isn’t officially here until June 20, but...

May 11, 2012 | comments

From the Wine Cellar: The Wit and Wisdom of Wine

By Charles B. Rubinstein “A man cannot make him laugh but that’s no marvel; he drinks no wine.” William Shakespeare Many wine connoisseurs tend to treat the subject of wine...

March 9, 2012 | comments

From The Wine Cellar: For Conservatives And Liberals, Wine Is Always Right

By Charles B. Rubinstein “If a conservative is a liberal who has been mugged, a liberal is a conservative who’s been arrested.” Thomas Wolfe, 1900-1938 About a month ago I...

February 16, 2012 | comments

A Vineyard For Little Silver?

LITTLE SILVER — Richard DeBlasi loves his wine. And now the Seven Bridges Road resident is hoping to convince the governing body to allow him to make wine on his...

February 3, 2012 | comments

From the Wine Cellar: Wine Prognostications 2012

“The future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented.” Dennis Gabor, Inventing the Future (1963) “A New Year’s resolution is something That goes in one year and out the other.”...

January 27, 2012 | comments

Great Gifts For Wine Lovers

By Charles B. Rubinstein “The spirit in which a thing is given Determines that in which the debt is acknowledged; It’s the intention, not the face value of the gift,...

December 9, 2011 | comments