Come October my up-North friends with an eye on the coming winter calendar ramp up the “how y’all doing there in Key West” calls and texts. Th…

October is Merlot Month. Before you yawn, consider this: merlot was ascendant in the domestic wine market prior to the 2004 movie “Sideways.” …

The Napa Valley is on fire. The worldwide symbol of fine wine in America has been burning for more than a week. The so-called Glass fire is th…