On a late July road trip sponsored by the White County Chamber of Commerce and hosted by genial Chamber President Cindy Bailey, a group of rowdy food, wine and travel scribes climbed the hills and wandered the valleys of a truly lovely part of North Georgia.
Gentlemen, masochists that we are, we struggle out into the North Georgia summer heat and humidity to battle with that masculine dragon - the grill.
Two issues rarely intertwine in the same sentence: Highly rated winemakers and sensibly priced wines.
Wow, it's good to hear from folks who read this column. I do appreciate the emails with questions about wines. And I want to deal with a quartet of them in today's edition.
"Do aerators really work?" is a question I hear frequently.
Spring is sprung, the grass is riz.
Martha Ezzard wears many hats. She's been a lawyer, journalist, state legislator and most likely a few other things.
You always can learn something new from The Times. I did in January. And that led to some fond memories from my past and conversations with folks with a real history in this town.
Time to address some queries I've received from readers during the past few months. I do answer all questions personally and ask permission to use them in this column. If you have a question about wine, check the end of this column to see how to get it to me.
Ever heard of Verdejo? How about Rueda?
Want a Ferrari for Christmas? You can have one. It's easy.
In last month's column, I answered a question from a reader about a Northeast Georgia winery that recently passed away. In writing that response, I was reminded of the degree to which I have come to be a fan and supporter of Georgia wines.
The bride and I have been like Willie Nelson the past few months ... on the road again. Lots of traveling, lots of visits and we've come home with a greater appreciation for this wonderful land of ours.
Summer's winding down. Time to catch up with some odds and ends floating around the world of wine.
We all love a bargain. Admit it; your head swivels on spotting a BOGO sign.