Month: May 2014

Kosher Wine With Biblical Roots

A review of the Abarbanel Cabernet-Merlot Blend, Batch 58, 2011 and a revisit to Jim Beam whiskies.
The Abarbanel Wine Company traces its family roots from the biblical King David to Don Isaac Abarbanel, the leader of Spanish Jewry at the time of the 1492 expulsion. Born in Lisbon, Don Isaac was a scholar, philosopher

The Beauty Of Going Out On A Wine-Varietal Limb

A review of the Borgo Reale Maturo 2010 and The English Whisky Company, St. George’s Peated Single Malt Whisky.
There are a great many different wine grape varietals being actively cultivated and made into wine around the globe, yet only a handful are widely recognized by most consumers. The unfortunate tendency amongst most wine consumers

Clearly, A Claret

A review of Chateau Rollan de By 2010 and Old Forester Birthday Bourbon.
Thanks to the British, the world of fine wine is firmly anchored to the love of claret. A derivative of the Latin term for “clear,” the word “claret” used to refer to the pale, rosé-like color of the wines of Bordeaux back

One Man’s Wine Both Kosher And Organic

Reviews of the Four Gates Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 and Amrut Fusion Single Malt Whisky.
Early spring is a time of renewal and rebirth. It brings forth crocus, forsythia, daffodils and… loads of tedious yard work, like cleaning up debris from the winter weather, replacing mulch and planning for future plantings. Vineyard owners have also been