The Day Before


          January 25th, 2017 The day before President Trump’s visit to Philadelphia to attend the annual Republican congressional retreat, held at the Loews hotel on Market Street.          

Will America Be Great Again For The First Time?


When you have to keep reminding people of a fact, most often it is to help you believe the fact or hope other people believe the fact. For example, if you truly love your spouse, it really isn’t necessary to tell the world how you have the best husband or wife in the world, as […]

Wines For The Holidays


It always makes me chuckle this time of year when A Christmas Carol is shown for the millionth time on TV and all sorts of black and white movies suddenly appear, depicting the Dickensian tale in various guises. It makes me fall off my perch with laughter when the Ancient Movie Channels show old flicks set […]

Purple Heart Red 2014 Salutes Our Veterans


Purple Heart Red 2014 (Approx $19.99) is a “cause-based” brand started by C. Mondavi & Family (Founder Peter Mondavi Sr. served his country in WWII) in collaboration with winemakers and veterans David Grega and Ray Coursen.  I recently received a bottle of this wine and was throughly impressed by the packaging (great label); the cause […]

Autumn Wines


I am predicting a very mild winter with temperatures in the low 70’s and not a rain or snow cloud to be seen the entire season. The south Jersey boardwalks will be full of people reveling in the awesome winter mildness and even the ice cream vendors will be ringing their bells up and down […]

More Great Summer Quaffs


I’m continuing with wines ideally suited to summer quaffing…and phooey to that old wife’s tale about white wines only in Summer. Stuff and nonsense. I’ve found yet another stunning selection of wines perfectly suited to the Hazy, Hot and Humid days we are now experiencing, here in our neck of the woods. I’m not putting […]

Super Summer Wines


Super Summer Wines

Spring Is In The Air


Hotel G in San Fran, Wine Allergies, 2 Fab Spring Reds

A Sparkling Wine Winning Oscar’s Heart


A Sparkling Wine Winning Oscar’s Heart

Valentine’s Day Wines – Just Pop Your Cork!


“My funny valentine Sweet comic valentine You make me smile with my heart Your looks are laughable Unphotographable Yet you’re my favourite work of art” It’s Valentine’s Day. But why just one day? Let’s carry this loving 24 hours through the coming week In which case I can get some mileage out of this week’s […]