Cornacchia Wines of Italy- A Hidden Treasure

Cornacchia Wines of Italy- A Hidden Treasure By Bob Lipinski The Cornacchia Winery is situated in the region of Abruzzo (known as Abruzzi in Italy) located in a mountainous area east of Latium in the south-central part of Italy off … Continue reading

Recent Discoveries- Wines & Spirits

Recent Discoveries- Wines & Spirits By Bob Lipinski As an author and professional taster, I generally taste and evaluate more than 100 alcoholic beverages (wine, spirits, beer, and saké) per week. Some are good, some are very good to excellent, … Continue reading

20 Great Wine Quotes To Stimulate Your Palate

20 Great Wine Quotes To Stimulate Your Palate By Bob Lipinski I love reading quotes, especially funny, historical, inspirational or those from well-known individuals. With that in mind I’d like to share 20 of my favorite wine quotes that may … Continue reading

Grana Cheese For Grating

Grana Cheese For Grating By Bob Lipinski Adding grated cheese to a dish of pasta is something we do automatically, sometimes without regard to the type of cheese we’re using, or which is suggested in the recipe. Not all grated … Continue reading

The 2016 Burgundies Have Arrived

The 2016 Burgundies Have Arrived By: Bob Lipinski There has been much praise directed at the 2016 vintage in Burgundy, France from many well-known and respected writers and critics. The vintage was definitely quality over quantity due to lower yields … Continue reading

All That Bubbles is NOT Champagne

All That Bubbles is NOT Champagne By Bob Lipinski The expression, “All That Bubbles is Not Champagne,” might be overplayed, but it is true. Sparkling wines are made throughout the world in virtually every country that makes wine and most … Continue reading

Fondue— A Swiss Tradition

Fondue— A Swiss Tradition By Bob Lipinski As the weather turns colder and days become shorter, thoughts of sitting around a roaring fire come to mind. Although freshly roasted chestnuts and large mugs of mulled wine or even hot chocolate … Continue reading