Posts Tagged ‘Sampler’

From the archives… The Apéro File

Tweet by Kermit Lynch [a follow-up to Jim Harrison’s My Problems with White Wine] By actions, not words, Richard Olney taught me the virtues of the daily apéro, which is French slang for an apéritif. My Webster’s defines apéritif as “an alcoholic beverage, especially wine, taken before meals to stimulate the appetite.” Taken? Well, that’s […]

April Newsletter: KL Shocker: “Sterile Filtration a Blessing,” 101-Point Wines, Raveneau Switches to Beer, Big Selection of Unnatural Wines

Tweet The April Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… 101-POINT SAMPLER > by Anthony Lynch This month’s sampler contains six wines that received a perfect score—or better. Our panel of experts sampled each wine on separate occasions, at his or her desired pace, with appropriately selected food, […]

Farewell to Mark

Tweet After more than eight years on staff here at KLWM, our colleague and friend Mark Congero is leaving us, and moving his family to Hawaii. Mark built a name for himself here as our resident food expert. In the retail shop, on a daily basis he drew upon his years of professional work in […]

June Newsletter: Rosé Time, A Provençal Gem, Comtesse de Cherisey P-A

Tweet The June newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PARIS RESTAURANTS 2014 by Kermit Lynch Planning a vacation in Paris? Consider renting an apartment this time. For starters, you’ll save a hell of a lot of euros every morning avoiding hotel petits déjeuners, which are overpriced. Gouging, […]