An invitation to the world’s loftiest open-air Champagne bar inspires a desire for adventure mixed with thoughts of fear and loathing.
I write a lot about natural wines, which leads to two frequent occurrences: 1. People rib and pigeon-hole from time to time. I take it with good grace, occasionally pointing out that my interests and drinking ...
Its history is exaggerated. It was used for a few decades to play one role that is no longer needed, yet still people grow it – though even its proponents don't think it has much virtue.
They were the youngest wine producers in Italy. At that time they had no idea what an extraordinary wine adventure they would live.
In the course of my career I’ve kissed a lot of frogs waiting for them to transform into princely wines – and Lambrusco has been one of them.