During a recent dinner in Dublin, I was halfway through the polenta with shaved truffles—a specialty at the Tea Room in the Clarence Hotel—when I began to anticipate my after-dinner cigar.
“They always choose the best grapes,” remarks Ivano Reali. “Not the sweetest, not the largest, nor the juiciest—but the best grapes for making wine. They have noses for the Sangiovese.
After 14 years of creating cuisine for the annual Boston Wine Festival, Daniel Bruce, executive chef at the Boston Harbor Hotel, is an expert at pairing wine with food.
Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1999
Seven Spirit Bay Wilderness Lodge (+61.8.8979.0281, www.sevenspiritbay.com) offers the only modern accommodations in Arnhem Land.
There are no monsoons on the radar as we set out for the wilderness camp of Max Davidson.
It’s All About View
We were somewhere over the North Atlantic, halfway between New York and London, and so far our flight had been uneventful.
While moonlighting as an audio-visual consultant, Lewis Lipnick, the contrabassoonist for the National Symphony Orchestra, had designed sound systems for clients including architect Richard Meier
The style of the Greenwich, Conn., house, which was built in the 1910s, is Italianate, and that is the theme that interior designer Connie Beale ran with.