Essays

Barefoot in the Douro

Barefoot in the Douro

I’d come to the Douro to see port being made. Now it was my turn to help make it.

Hamburgers

Hamburgers

A family makes its own traditions

Suzy-Q

Suzy-Q

Sweet memories of days at the lake.

Young Red Wine, Wise Red Wine

Young Red Wine, Wise Red Wine

Evaluating a young red wine is an exercise in prognostication: Is the wine worthy? Also: Is the exercise worthy?