The Oeno-File: Sharing my Cache of Wine Wisdom


Winter is here and my drinking preferences have turned to deep, luscious reds.  As a holiday gift, I was given a 2014 Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon. Not only was I thrilled that this gift was not the ubiquitous Christmas fruitcake that has been bounced like a hot potato from household to household, but my gift-bearers…

The Prisoner


A couple of years ago I was introduced to The Prisoner by one of the members on my research team – let’s be real – it was one of my drinking associates. Since then, we have fraternized with The Prisoner on many occasions. Recently, a bottle was offered to me as a gift; far be…