Through The Grapevine
Through The Grapevine is Master Wines’ online blog. We use this blog to share company updates, family stories, and relevant news in the wine world that we think you might like. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoy writing it!
Mel and I have 50% of our hearts still in Provence. It is impossible to be stressed there.
If, like us, you have had occasion to spend Thanksgiving by yourselves why take on the turkey at all? Vegetarians don’t. What about duck? What about vegetarians?
Doesn’t everyone want to be in Houston in July?!!! For us, the whole point of going to Houston IN JULY was to taste our Le Charmel, Tiamo and Tortoise Creek wines with our Texas importer, Pioneer Wine.
Today Harry’s Bar is famous the world over with outposts in New York and Buenos Aires. The restaurant invented the world-famous Bellini cocktail which is a mixture of Prosecco sparkling wine and pureed fresh peaches.
We had immense local asparagus spears with shaved pieces of Parmesan and I immediately knew I’d arrived in heaven.
With apologies to the great poet, John Masefield, I just want to tell you about a trip Mel and I took last month to Burgundy.
It’s the first blizzard of the year here just north of Boston. Memories of 9ft of snow a couple of years back come flooding unwanted into one’s brain.
As well as being a brilliant wine maker, Randall is a writer, a poet and a botanist, so he spent the morning on his stomach gazing into the stream.
We'd like to take a moment to thank all of our friends and family for a wonderful 2016. We feel truly blessed to be able to share our love for wine, food, and life every year. We look forward to a happy and healthy 2017 for people around the world, and especially our...
It is the only time in my life that I had three chefs with three Michelin stars each at one sitting. I don’t think I ever wish to do it again.
by Melvyn Master Our wonderful Rhone Wine Le Charmel comes from the wine region of Costieres de Nimes which is the wine country north of the old Roman town of Nimes in the Southern Rhone Valley. This part of the Rhone is usually predominantly planted with the...
by Phillip Holland & Melvyn Master Most of us - whether our pocketbook allowed it or not - have gone down the rabbit hole of Pinot Noir at some point in our wine appreciation journey. While your first Pinot Noir may have been a simple, light, and fruity number...