Boneshaker, Red Racer, and Smashbomb Atomic IPA

Hop heads like hop bombs.  Obviously.  It also should be obvious that this post will be about beer. Let me backtrack a bit.  This wine blog mentions beer in its subtitle, but (gasp!) there have been no beer reviews so far.  Except for the one remote mention of an ale in an ale based mead. …

Domaine de Cristia Châteauneuf-du-Pape – ’Neuf Said! ;-)

Off the bat, let me start by saying, at $40+ this kind of wine doesn’t come to my tasting glass and table too often.  This one landed there through extreme generosity of dear friends. (Thanks Darlene and Don!) Let me be clear: the price of the wine alone doesn’t inspire awe, but the 60 year…