Alvear Solera 1927 Pedro Ximenez Dessert Wine….it stays with you


Who thinks of ending a meal with the flavors of orange peel, prune, and chocolate? Apparently, the folks that came up with this fortified wine. It really is a great compliment to dinner and has just enough stick to the back of your throat-ness to enjoy it. Cheers.


Takes me back to Willamette: 2010 Vintage Brut @argylewinery


I remember the crisp summer mornings in Willamette and this vintage combination of Chardonnay and Pinot noir brings it right back. It’s citrusy with the right balance of a yeasty backbone. Really delicious and perfect for a late winter night in the suburbs of Philadelphia. If you are buying in PA, this is a good deal for $22.

Not the Veuve you know… Veuve D’Argent Brut

Apple up front and a grapefruit finish, this bubble for $13 in PA is food friendly and easy to enjoy. Cheers.



Pappy Van Winkle 20 yr Bourbon…tough to find, sad to see it gone @orvwdistillery

I was on the hunt for this mysterious bourbon for quite a while and found it about a year ago. I’m happy that it lasted this long and that I was able to share it with friends. This is a butterscotch with fall spice, not your everyday, but wish it was bourbon. If you see it In a bar, give it a whirl – truly in a different class. Cheers.