Urban farming is sweeping the country as individuals and families seek ways to eat more healthily while also whittling down the grocery bills. Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's legendary estate in Charlottesville, Va. recently offered two-days of gardening, farming, and DIY classes and demonstrations during its annual Heritage Harvest Festival.
So now that the "Super Tuscan" name has faded, more wineries are proudly marketing their wines as from Bolgheri.
Once again, I got to taste the beautifully crafted wines of Stratus, made by winegrower J-L Groux.
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Have you ever heard of a winery whose guiding principle was humility?
It is a treat when an expert culinary artist helps you select your own gastronomic adventure.
Once you're inside the tasting room, it's a visual feast for your eyes.
Today's good pinks are crisp, dry, and brimming with lively red fruit and citrus.
If you've ever "tapped" a box or slapped a bag, you surely know the stigmas attached to boxed wine.
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My favorite was the 2008, opulent, rich, fruity and floral, still very much a young, fresh wine.
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Today, there are over 8,000 wineries in the U.S., and even more bars that are pouring out such a vast, global selection of wines.
The oysters are an enormous draw, of course, but there is so much to choose from on a menu with 14 categories.
The wines are pure joy to drink: no fuss, just tons of fruit, character, and often surprising depth.