Richard Leahy is a wine author and wine industry consultant specializing in regional wines east of the Rockies. He has been reporting on the wines of Virginia and other regional wine states since 1986. Richard works with numerous wineries, associations and state agencies, and is the Conference Manager for the largest wine industry trade show on the East Coast, the Eastern Winery Exposition.
Boy, has it been hot as perdition this last week, with no relief in sight, here in the Mid-Atlantic. I didn't want to cook or otherwise heat up the place tonight, so I bought some fresh Chesapeake oysters and fixed an appropriate salad (mostly red leaf lettuce,...read more