"I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me."
What can be better that a glass of great wine with good company! Fascinating thing about wine is that once one gets to know it better, there is always wine for every occasion and for any mood one might have.
As you might have guessed, wine is my favorite drink. However I would not dare to write an essay on the topic. There are a lot of people, who are much more qualified to talk about wine and they do so - in books, magazines, internet articles. I will just mention my very favorite ones. Coincidentally they all come from Northern Italy: Piemonte's Barolo and Barbaresco, Veneto's Amarone della Valpolicella and Recioto della Valpolicella.
Now, if you are in the mood for something different then you might want to click on the link, which will bring you to my martini recipes. Some might think them being too sweet - I do find them so sometimes, however the main point was to make them smooth to drink and not too strong.