Wine changes over time…so does life.

(Image by Charlene Marcum, 2013) Good wine takes time, great wines take even more time.  That is often the case with certain recipes, as well as with life!  Read my latest article for edibleSacramento on exactly this topic.  Here is the intro paragraph.  You can click on the link to get to the website and read…

HAI DOUZO… SAKE! (Here ya go…Sake)

If I read one more book, article or blog on Japanese sake my head is going to explode.  I didn’t know a thing about sake before agreeing to write this story for Edible Sacramento, but I figured a wine writer can write on rice wine, right (lol–say that phrase 3x fast).  See, I’d had sake…

Port 101

Here are portions from an upcoming article I have written for Edible Sacramento.  Look for Port 101: An Everyday Primer in the Winter 2013 edition online and at local distribution points in February. During the months of the year when the Valley fog chills you to your very core, it is not uncommon to hark…

Snapshot of A Holiday Favorite

Sparkling wine tops the holiday drink list of many.   From now through January 1st,  everywhere you turn, a festive and bubbly glass is seemingly there for the taking.  Read this latest issue of Edible Sacramento where I provide some background on this special beverage, some purchasing recommendations from Steve Graham of Nugget Market, and some delish cocktail recipes from local Sacramento restaurants…