By Jessica Yadegaran
Thursday, September 20th, 2007 at 3:56 pm in Uncategorized.
Hey folks — just had to share the good news. I’m launching a wine column. In the newspaper! Isn’t the irony delicious? I’m gushing like an overly ripe cluster of Zinfandel grapes.
The mission and theme of the column will be similar to this blog — demystifying wine. I hope to give you accessible and informative prose with just a dash of irreverence and a slight millennial slant.
Translation: I’ll try not to go on and on about $200 Cabernet (ok, maybe just a little). But I hope to share with you what you really need to know: bargain Brunellos and neumonic devices for quick recall when ordering French wines at a restaurant.
I’m also fascinated by the people behind the bottle — chefs, sommeliers, vineyard managers, winemakers, wine educators, winery dogs. They too, will make an appearance. If you want to know what to get your wine buff for Christmas, I hope to help you. If you want to know how to identify that lychee in your glass of white wine, I’ll tell you (hint: smell a real lychee right before).
The column launches Oct. 3 in the Food & Wine section and runs bimonthly from there. If there is something specific you want me to write about, let me know by posting it here. I’ll post ya back. Until then, cheers.