The drink he led me to was a perfect choice in that it was not only delicious, but also previously unknown to me. In one recommendation, he delivered the basic services I want from a sommelier: excellent advice and teaching without pedantry. And in my glass? Not wine, but rather an Arcobraeu Zwicklbier, an unfiltered [...]
Want something fun and boozy to serve with the dessert buffet at your holiday party? Look no further. Fruit lambics are always a crowd-pleaser, and this cherry lambic from Belgium’s Brouwerij Boon is one of my favorites. Click here to read the article.
While tart like the popular Rodenbach Grand Cru Flanders Red, the Vintage offers a much more complex array of flavors after being aged in oak barrels for two years. It’s chestnut dark-brown with hints of red and a bouquet of sweet caramel, cherries, apples, and strong balsamic vinegar. After one sip, it’s hard not to [...]