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FMN – November 2023 – Pre-holiday Wallet Friendly Wines

I always subscribed to the old adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, especially when it comes to finances. With the impending holidays, this has immediate applicability if you…

FMN – October 2023 – Changing Weather, Changing Wines

Admittedly a seasonal guy, I do appreciate all the different holidays and changes of weather we experience throughout the year, but Autumn still remains my favorite. Perhaps it’s some residual of…

Post and Courier – November 2023 – Wines for a Southern Thanksgiving

All my southern friends say now that I’ve lived south of the Mason Dixon line for over twenty years, I’ve graduated from Yankee to Carpetbagger. Certainly meant slightly tongue in cheek, I choose the…

FMN – September 2023 – Football and Wine

The time of year has arrived when we focus from sweating like a pig to the pigskin sport, football. When I was young, there were many years that my father and I had differing opinions on politics,…

FMN – August 2023 – Help Beat the Summer Heat with Wines from Languedoc

The outdoor mercury and grocery store prices seem to be in competition as to which can rise the highest and languish us with the most discomfort. Enduring this summer heat with a lighter wallet bodes…

FMN – July 2023 – Coast to Coast Drinking for Independence

The recognized day for declaring our independence as a country is upon us. I always found it odd that we celebrate this day (July 4th) and not the day we actually voted to declare independence (July…

Gary Farrell Winemaker Theresa Heredia Takes “Pride” in What She Does

I have some wine experts, wine judges, and wine drinker friends that are actively celebrating Pride Month. These comrades approached me questioning if I was doing a content piece showcasing any LGBTQ…

Why Seek Out Asolo Prosecco DOCG

A few weeks ago, we were lucky enough, thanks to Studio Cru and the Consorzio Asolo Prosecco, to be invited to experience the wines, culture and history of this beautiful area. The town of Asolo lies…



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