Calçots!

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There is something unique to Catalonia, something   delicious.  It is the calçot and the tradition of a calçot lunch to go with it! A calçot (left) is member of the onion family, and resembles a cross between a green onion and a leek.  It’s a uniquely Catalan beast, and are mild and sweet. Every Spring, the […]

Gris, Grigio, Good Grief!

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So Summer hasn’t quite arrived here in San Francisco, but I decided that I needed a little white wine.  I know I know, you’re thinking “Bratty!  What have you done!”  Those of you who have followed my antics over the years probably realize that I have an abnormal appreciation (er obsession with all things pinot […]

Wine Blogging Wednesday #46, Rhone Whites

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Be sure to stop by Vinquire and take a look at our Wine Blogging Wednesday efforst. For those of you who don’t know, once a month we get togheter a group, and taste in a particular theme. This month, that theme was Rhone varital white wines. We were a little madcap, and tasting 6, from […]