Category Archives: Drink

Warren’s Wine Notes – Port

Somebody in Motown had to be thinking of Port when they wrote the classic song: “ain’t nothing like the real thing, baby”… cause there’s only one place that real Port comes from….and that’s Oporto Portugal.  California, South Africa and Australia … Continue reading

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Warren’s Wine Notes – Gewürztraminer

Monday evenings at the 1812 Barn down the road in Bristol, King Eider’s Pub holds their weekly Trivia competition. Teams as large as 20 and as small as 2 (last weeks winners) graciously compete trying to answer 30 questions divided … Continue reading

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Warren’s Wine Notes – Rioja

My father-in-law religiously followed the maxim made famous by the food critic Waverly Root….“drink wine everyday at lunch and dinner, and the rest of life will take care of itself.” When I met Craven Walker for the first time in … Continue reading

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How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee

Yes, it’s a well kept secret  – your electric drip coffee machine will never be able to provide you with a ‘really’ good cup of coffee.  The reason? The water is not hot enough and the coffee does not have time … Continue reading

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Warren’s Wine Notes

Years ago in a former incarnation I found myself in Dallas for a major showroom opening. The after dinner speaker that evening was Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus fame, the Mahatma Gandhi of high-end retail. Sometime after 9:00 pm he … Continue reading

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Cuppa Cha, Anyone?

April, as usual, is bringing those only to be expected rain showers. The frozen ground beneath our feet has changed into a soggy mess, and although the garden calls out to us for a little TLC, it is much easier just to stay indoors … Continue reading

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