Monthly Archives: October 2013

a few days in an ottoman autumn

  My delight, my wine, my tavern, my lamp, my light, my candle,  My orange and pomegranate and sour orange, my candle of night.  from a poem written by Suleiman the Magnificent to Hurrem Sultan   To the shores of … Continue reading

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  The most distinguished wines of Provence are those that fall under the heading of Cotes du Rhone – more a handy way of lumping together a number of different vintages that do not fall into other well-defined winegrowing areas … Continue reading

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