Short Cigars to Smoke on Cold Days

It’s winter in Maine — the cold days are here. If you don’t care to (or aren’t allowed to) smoke inside, it can get mighty nippy smoking a big stogie outside. No one wants frostbite being in the elements for an hour or longer in freezing weather. The solution is not to give up smoking …

February 14, 2020

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Old Port Wine — Legs

Admit it, you’ve heard it before. “This wine has great legs,” someone pronounces after staring carefully at their newly poured glass of wine. The person seems to know what she is talking about so you nod your head and smile, all the while thinking: legs, really? So what’s this legs business all about? Ask a …

January 28, 2020

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Old Port Wine 101 – Grapes

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” ― W.C. Fields   Everyone knows that almost all wine is made from grapes. Oh sure, there are the unusual wines made with pears, apples, rhubarb, cherries, strawberries, blueberries or or other things — but mostly, it’s grapes. But what you may not …

January 7, 2020

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