Do not estimate garlic power. How to make your kitchen smell like an old school Billy Joel song 🎶, and the perfect wine to drink with it. Featuring the lithe, crisp, wild cherry-smoke/ash-scented Tasca d’Almerita Tascante “Ghiaia Nera” Etna Rosso 2017 🇮🇹. It is a screaming bargain at only about $15, and combined with roasted garlic, it will bring joy (and perhaps immunity) to your bunker.🛡
Are you experiencing cabin fever a la The Shining🪓? I’ve got the antidote. Featuring the citrusy, zesty, tropical Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars ‘Aveta’ Sauvignon Blanc 2018 (Napa, $25). It is a soothing, bridge-building wine.
It’s only enough to self isolate, but many of us are thrust into running a coronavirus home school during this crazy time. But there’s a way to stay sane if you have to be a home school teacher ☕️. Featuring this savory, invigorating wine for your bunker: Tenuta Sant’Antonio Nanfrè Valpolicella 2018 🇮🇹 ($12, Italy).
Beware the bang bang. In this new “Wine for Your Bunker,” I cover one of the greatest hazards ⚠️ of self-isolation, and how to offset it. Featuring the lithe, red-fruited, complex Big Table Farm Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2018 (Oregon, $42).