Month: October 2011

Scotch and Talmud, The Perfect Combo

A review of the BR Cohn Trestle Glen Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 and the Suntory Yamazaki Single Malt 12 year old Whisky.
There is an intimate association between wine and music, as Robert Fripp, rock guitarist, memorably suggested: "Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence." So it is not surprising that

A Toast to Sir Moses

A review of the 1848 Winery Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 and the Four Roses 2011 Limited Edition Single Barrel 12 year old Bourbon.
The birth of the modern Israeli wine industry can be traced to Sir Moses Montefiore, the noted British philanthropist. Born in 1784, Montefiore gained great personal wealth as a businessman, ultimately retiring

Back To The Source In Israel and Scotland

A review of the Psagot Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 and the Glenfarclas 10 year old, 17 year old and their "105" Single Malt Scotch Whiskies.
The Judean Hills have been a source of wine since biblical times. Currently home to nearly 30 wineries, the hills surrounding Jerusalem now produce some of Israel's best wines. The region's