On the last day of December I sat and made a to-do list for 2010: eat more greens, go to yoga regularly, and find good wine packaged in single serving bottles. That last self imposed directive is turning out to-read more-
Anne Zimmerman is working on a book about the food writer M.F.K. Fisher. She lives, eats, and drinks in San Francisco.
Break-ups are tough: rampant emotional swings, loss of appetite, dividing up stuff and friends, figuring out how to move on. I’ve been dealing with all of that in the past few weeks, but in my case, the list includes one-read more-
This chewy Spanish red is made from old vine Grenache. It is rich, tannic, and deserves a lot of swirling in the glass to open up flavors of dark red and black fruit, chocolate, and spice. WHO Bodegas Borsao WHAT-read more-
Another Spanish red that helped my mind take a vacation was this super sexy Tempranillo. Filled with dark fruit and smoke, this wine is supple and juicy. It is well balanced and utterly drinkable. Watch out: this wine screams red-read more-
There was a time when I ran off to France for a couple of weeks and drowned my sorrows in bottles exactly like this: a Rhone varietal made up of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, and 10% Mourvedre. This is a-read more-
After drinking a glass of this I discovered my heart is still capable of fluttering. This wine is intense, and complex. It is earthy and a little oaky, filled with red and black fruit and dark chocolate. Eat it with-read more-