Category Archive: Loire

What’s Good?

Dear You, Hello! What’s up? This weekend I’ve been chilling upstate with my mom and Albany’s tulips that bloomed a good few weeks too early. They are lovely, nonetheless. We worked on this… Continue reading

Hooray for Huet!

Suddenly Huet excused himself and disappeared from the room.  He returned with a bottle and three glasses.  “This is one of the reasons I am against the train,” he said, holding the unlabeled… Continue reading

The Importance of Drinking Ernest

In Europe then we thought of wine as something as healthy and normal as food and also as a great giver of happiness and well being and delight. Drinking wine was not a… Continue reading

Hello Grolleau

Le Cousin Rouge by Olivier Cousin In the Loire Valley, or the “Garden of France”, there is an ancient grape variety that goes by a number of names, including Grolleau (rhymes with Merlot,… Continue reading

At the end of the day…

The excitement and drudgery, accomplishment and pleasures of our everyday- the scheduled and the unexpected, emails and to-do lists, running after (and waiting for) planes, trains, and automobiles, the schlepping of the groceries… Continue reading