Weekend Reads

 
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1. BACK TO THE SOURCE

New York Times wine columnist Eric Asimov shares useful advice in “Want to Pick Better Bottles? Repeat After Me: Wine is Food,” essentially arguing that our current vigilance when it comes to where our food is sourced should be applied to wine as well.

 

2. THE FIZZ: PAST AND PRESENT

If you’ve ever wondered how the heck kombucha became such a hit, wonder no longer. In “How Kombucha Bubbled Over: A Condensed History”, Bon Appetit shares a timeline that spans from its arrival to the New World in 1880 to the more recent use of it in high fashion.

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3. THEY CAN TAKE THE HEAT

Food52, a female-founded media company, celebrated last week’s International Woman’s Day by heading into the archives for “14 Stories about the Strongest Women We Know” who succeeded in the food industry despite, as the editors put it, the “various isms” that make that difficult.

 

4. CALLING ALL SNOBS

Finally, people who are dual wine-and-coffee snobs have the perfect blend, but as Eater reports, “Sadly, Wine-Infused Coffee Won’t Get You Drunk”.

 
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5. WINE TREAT

And, while we’re considering hybrid tastes, what about people who love wine and sugar? (All of us). Imbibe Magazine has us covered with “Rosé Lollipops”.

 
 
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