A Day Trip Through the Hunter Valley Wine Region

What better way to spend a birthday than to take in a winery tour in a foreign country? That’s what my husband and I did this November for our respective birthdays. Continue Reading →

Finding the Green Fairy at La Fee Verte, Paris (Absinthe)

My first exposure to absinthe was watching it being prepared in a scene from the 1992 version of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. I don’t even recall whether they referred to the liqueur Continue Reading →

Seeking out the True Genever Experience: Wynand Fockink

If you haven’t caught on already, I love Amsterdam. The museums, the shopping, the food, the architecture, the weather, the tulips….it’s all amazing. But the one thing that had been Continue Reading →