By: Chris Parente, Strategic Communications Group Jaime Goode is one of the wine writers I follow online. He’s the wine columnist for the U.K. newspaper The Sunday Express, and he’s [...]
By: Chris Parente, Strategic Communications Group Like a lot of people, I have a bias against hotel restaurants. My assumption is that a stand alone r ...
How do you get good value from the wine you buy? It’s a natural question that many people have asked me. It’s also a very subjective quest ...
Last month The Washington Post jumped into the wine business with The Washington Post Wine Club. I like reading the Post, and if you’re reading ...
Pinot Noir has really been on a tear over the past decade in this country. While no where near overtaking Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon in market share, the increase in [...]
Italian wine can be tough for most of us to understand. Italy has officially recognized and regulated production classifications like the French Appellation system, so some knowledge of Italian [...]
If you enjoy wine you no doubt have noticed the increase in the number of places offering wine dinners in the DC metro area. They can be an excellent way [...]
This past weekend my wife and I had dinner at the Curious Grape, located in the heart of Shirlington village. Formerly a wine shop, it reopened last year as a [...]
This past weekend my wife and I had dinner in Old Town at Virtue Feed and Grain (I’ll use the acronym VFG the rest of the way). VFG is the [...]
Can it really be holiday season already? Time flies when you’re having fun, or at least when you stay really busy like many of us in the Washington metro area. [...]