the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

Month: December 2017

Chablis: Sea & Soil

Chablis: Sea & Soil

I am very fond of Chablis. Hugh Johnson once evocatively described Chablis as the crossing of a succulent wine with an austere soil to shimmering effect. Chablis is made from the Chardonnay grape, but it is unlike any other Chardonnay in the world because of […]

Tackling Tarnish

Tackling Tarnish

This is the time of year that you get out the good china, and the silver. Most likely the silver has been passed down through the generations of your family. Perhaps the china, as well. Unquestionably beautiful and fine, but both have fallen out of […]

BC Bubbles

BC Bubbles

You could call it drinking at lunch, but I prefer to think of it as auditioning a bubbly. At my table, the wine is as important as the food. You’ve got to have the right one. Right, meaning one you like. And come Christmas, you want your […]