All posts tagged "wine"

  • Music Box: Pinedale just one stop on 46-date Jon Stickley Trio’s “Dream Vision” Tour

    Jackson, you’re in for a musical (wine-fueled) treat. You just have to head over to Pinedale to get it. Luckily for you, Pinedale is a quick trip through the canyon. Once you’re on the other side, you’ll...

    • Posted October 18, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Riesling Roundup

    There’s a Riesling to fit almost any occasion. About a decade ago, I was enjoying a superb meal at Taillevent restaurant in Paris—a restaurant that has, at times, been considered the world’s best. It’s my favorite restaurant,...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Bottled Poetry

    Carol Shelton’s road to Zinfandel and more. JACKSON HOLE, WY — Winemaker Carol Shelton is no stranger to awards; she is said to be “the most awarded winemaker in the United States,” and has been named Winemaker...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Wine 201

    Digging deeper into wine’s journey from grape to glass. JACKSON HOLE, WY – We recently went back to the basics in a rudimentary discussion of how grapes become wine. We touched lightly on the topics of grape...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Great Grapes

    What nuances coalesce to make exemplary wine? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Tackling the topic of what makes a great wine great is a little like discussing modern art or music: You might not be able to explain...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Barbecue & Beaujolais

    Don’t overlook this light red wine for your backyard bash. JACKSON HOLE, WY – With the Labor Day holiday in view, a lot of us will soon be tending to the barbecue. I’ve noticed that whether grilling...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Champagne Wishes

    Bubbly sensibilities and when to choose them. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A few years ago, I was fortunate to be able to spend a week in the Champagne region of France. Staying in Reims at the Michelin...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Wine List Anatomy 101

    Deconstructing restaurant wine selections, from minuscule to massive. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Depending on your wine knowledge and comfort level in selecting wines in restaurants, being presented with the wine list can be a humbling experience, or...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Zeroing in on Zinfandel

    The uneven history and uncertain future of a great American wine. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Although its origins go back to Croatia and, in more recent times, to Italy, I contend that Zinfandel is America’s great wine....

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Riesling Reverence

    Notes on the world’s most disrespected wine. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Riesling gets a bad rap—even at my house. My wife (sorry, honey) inevitably says about Riesling, “I don’t like sweet wines.” And that, indeed, is the...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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