Neil deGrasse Tyson has a well documented love of wine; apparently when he’s not working on unlocking the secrets of the cosmos, he’s trying to understand the secrets of Burgundy.
As usual in my home region of Verona, this is the time of year when people indulge in a favorite vegetable just coming into season: fresh green and white asparagus. If you’d like to add a touch of Italian t...
“Toasted nuts, caramel, milk chocolate and tobacco,” sounds like a modern Bordeaux with about ten or ﬁfteen years of age. But we’re not talking about wine. We’re talking about coffee.
Maybe I’d hate to see that tiny little plot of odd vines uprooted to make room for more really excellent Merlot. The preservation of the good of a few over achieving the best good of the many? Maybe, but Americans long ago decided that diversity is good for everyone.