City Paper: NYE Toasts Uncorked

The story was originally published by the Philadelphia City Paper  on December 27, 2006.   NYE Toasts Uncorked Author: Amy Strauss 1 Chimay Cinq Cents. Home Sweet Homebrew owner George Hummel recommends toasting with a bottle of hard-nosed Belgian beer. Aside from his...

Gloria Ferrer 2002 Royal Cuvee

The Ferrer family are best known for their other winery, the Spanish bubbly producer Freixenet. However, this Sonoma County winery, named after the family’s matriarch, almost always exceeds the quality of its older sibling. The Royal Cuvee is one of the best...

Five Wines

Seven sparkling & dessert wines for your holiday splurges! Thanks to the Wine Spectator  for the descriptions, and the Wine School of Philly for the suggestions! Graham Beck Brut, Western Cape (South Africa) Pale copper-tinged gold. Tangerine, spicy oak and a hint...