Chanukah is time to join the club

If Chanukah gift-giving is part of your holiday celebration and there’s a wine lover on your list, look unto these gift ideas. Consider giving a wine club membership. For those who enjoy wine regularly, membership is an excellent way to keep an adequate supply on hand. In the United States, wine clubs began to take… Read More

Sahar’s PuppetCinema premieres ‘Suddenly’

Zvi Sahar collects old items. He loves flea markets, but two of his favorite collectibles are from his grandmother’s kitchen: a hand mixer and an old-fashioned ice cream scoop. Sahar also loves to put old and unwanted objects to good use in his PuppetCinema productions. Last year he used a flea market find, an old… Read More

Open that special bottle already

A common problem among wine lovers is the accumulation of bottles waiting around for special occasions. Sometimes a bottle is special because of the price, purported excellence, rarity or maybe because of memories associated with who gave it. This is a First World problem, to be sure, but a problem all the same. To cope… Read More

Many wines go well with Thanksgiving

When it comes to pairing wines with your Thanksgiving meal, keep in mind that there is no perfect pairing. The interplay of wine and food is necessarily subjective. Besides, in the context of the general bonhomie of Thanksgiving, it’s hard to imagine anybody being actively displeased by whatever wines you offer. Barring relationship breakups, tumultuous… Read More