A Lesson on Lillet

A Lesson on Lillet

apértif: an alcoholic drink taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite; a French word derived from the Latin verb aperire, which means "to open". While I don't drink it often, there's something I love about an apértif. The French have made sipping it before supper an everyday thing, but it's always seemed a little more special [...]

Oscar Party Wines

Oscar Party Wines

Lights, camera, cheers! The 89th Academy Awards (a.k.a. one of my favorite nights all year-long) are on February 26th. It's such a special evening rooted in old Hollywood tradition and is meant to honor the very best of cinema. I admittedly haven't seen all of the major films up for nominations, but I'm glad I did get a [...]