Courtesy of a Trappist monastery, Greek-style white wine arrives in California

Sure enough, New Clairveaux’s Greek imports have produced fine wines. Now with a few vintages of Assyrtiko and Moshofilero under her belt, Sunseri says she’s starting to understand the grapes a little better. The 2018 versions of both wines are fresh and lively: The 2018 New Clairveaux Vineyard Moschofilero ($18) is highly aromatic — it […]

Bar Stars: Neyah White

At Nopa, he’s in the process of “converting the nuts and bolts of the bar,” as he puts it, by replacing all of the bitters and liqueurs with homemade versions. He has more than 20 house-made bitters, and recently made a batch of persimmon liqueur, which he will put up until next fall for seasonal […]

Kamala Harris, the only major candidate who drinks booze, has great taste in wine

What I’m reading • A controversy over Italian winemaker Valentina Passalacqua — the maker of Calcarius and other brands — and the extent to which she may have been involved in her father’s alleged exploitation of immigrant workers has shaken the natural wine world. I mentioned the scandal in a recent newsletter, but if you’re […]

The white-collar revolt against Trump is peaking

“He really doesn’t want to talk about the pandemic, which is all everyone in America is thinking about,” Conant said. “It’s the same thing with the Black Lives Matter protests, as well. He really didn’t want to talk about George Floyd, which is what everyone in America was talking about for a month. When you […]

Florida Stops Selling Alcohol In Bars After Reporting Over 8,900 New Coronavirus Cases in Single Day

A number of other states, such as Texas, Arizona and California have also seen a surge in COVID-19 cases over the past weeks. According to a tracker provided by Johns Hopkins University, there are currently over 2.4 million people across the U.S. as well as at least 124,509 deaths.

Kamala Harris makes good on World Series bet with wine delivery to Ted Cruz

— Nicole Cobler (@nicolecobler) November 28, 2017The backdrop in Cruz’s office — a painting of former President (and California Governor) Ronald Reagan’s iconic “Tear Down this Wall” speech in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin — added to the symbolism.

Houston Mayor Announces Business ‘Wall of Shame’ For COVID-19 Non-Compliance

On Monday afternoon, Democratic Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced on Twitter that his city has started a “Wall of Shame” for local businesses that do not comply with Republican Governor Greg Abbott’s June 26 executive order closing all bars and reducing restaurant capacity to 50 percent.

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Says Black Lives Matter Led by ‘Killers’ Who ‘Hate White People’

“It’s a very, very strange society they want to set up, and so far, they haven’t said a single word, even when the terrible violence has taken place by antifa or by Black Lives Matter, both of whom are domestic terrorist groups without any doubt,” Giuliani said.

Will it be a black woman who turfs Trump out of the White House?

This is not a trend that Trump knows how to stop. In fact, his reaction to Warren’s candidacy only underscores his limited grasp of the shifting political realities that kicked his own party out of power late last year. He told Fox News this week that “you’d have to ask her psychiatrist” to know if […]

50% of White Americans Would Vote for Trump If Election Were Held Today

Although the poll showed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden beating Donald Trump in an immediate matchup among almost every other demographic, Trump led Biden amongst male voters 45 to 43 percent, Midwest voters 42 to 39 percent, Independent voters 35 to 33 percent, voters earning above $75,000 a year by 48 to 39 percent and […]