Tag Archive: G.D. Vajra

My 2016 Wine Predictions

Almost as ubiquitous as the annual wine awards schtick peddled by wine writers are the predictions for the year ahead. Such pontifications rarely have any bearing on the actual course of events, but I do often… Continue reading

Barolo Tastes, Beer Pockets and Some Fantastic 2010 Barolos

I have Barolo tastes but beer pockets. It’s a big problem, particularly for the 2010 vintage, whose long cool growing season has critics salivating over its classic wines. Indeed, Antonio Galloni of Vinous has described 2010 as… Continue reading

Italian Icons Wine Tasting at Ely CHQ

Ely Winebars don’t do things by half really. So it was no surprise that when they chose to take on ‘Italian Icons’ as the theme for one of their regular Thursday night tastings, they… Continue reading

The Barolos of G.D. Vajra

When I was in college, a can of Bavaria was the drink of choice for most undergraduates. Unsurprisingly, it would seem that going to college in Italy would have delivered quite a different,… Continue reading