Wine and Other Natural Medicinals

The health benefits of wine are now well documented. I’ll never forget the day when I was working in a tasting room and had just read the The French Paradox. I was discussing it with some visitors; and when they left, the tasting room manager – who was...

Which wines go with what desserts?

A question that comes up from time to time, “Which wines go with what desserts?” Ah, my just desserts… Sometimes, I’ve been know to simply eat dessert first, I have to admit. That’s probably because my veggies were way overcooked, making...

Wondering about wine, women, and pregnancy

Have you ever wondered about wine, women, and pregnancy? This has been going on with me since the warnings first began to emerge in the 1980s… By then, I had already had three happy, healthy daughters, and I was an occasional wine drinker during the 70s through...

Last night I got my white blood cells drunk

I’ve not written on my blog for the past 10 days. I’ve been to the depths of Hades and back with a cold, too weak to even get off the couch. I refused to stay in bed, because we’ve got better cable in the living room. I feel upon Downton Abbey, and...