Summer Coolers -
to Your Tastebuds
by Louis Charles
the bright lights of Hollywood to the glowing Napa night sky Richard
Frank is still spotting stars. Between successful careers in the
industry, he engaged his family in an adventure in the
wine industry. Here we sing praises of his wine achievements.
Summer Wine Picks
by alumni of the Court of Master Sommeliers
it to the masters like Richard Betts to deliver the perfect
option to refresh you with vino on your summer evening. Expert
noses and talents have tasted through thousands of wines and
know what they are talking about. Check out what they recommend
Goes Around, Comes Around At Trader Joe’s
Trader Joe’s "Two Buck Chuck" may have grabbed
lots of headlines and case sales, but Americans remain a beer-and-spirits-drinking
nation, just as they were nearly 40 years ago when the Original
Trader Joe, Joe Coloumbe, started his wine-centric chain. Coloumbe
muses on global warming, college graduates and Argentina’s
future winemaker, Carlos Shaw.
Walla Wine Wallop
Think Walla Walla only graces the name of sweet onions? Think
again! Wine explorer Randal Caparoso travels the long and winding
road—he even skipped the Oregon Pinot Noirs along the way—to
his favorite new wine and history goldmine in Washington State.
"A Salute to Italy & the World's Great Wine Regions"
is this year's theme of the Kapalua
Wine & Food Festival, Hawaii's most prestigious
and longest-running wine and food extravaganza, on July 8-11.
Get the details on this premier event and others!
Quarterly Issue: Fall 2004 - Coming in September