Lisa's Whites, Shops + Shows, Tastings

Eastern Europe Lands in Boston

Note: Following is a favorite post from 2014. Eastern European blood runs through both members of VinoDuo’s veins, though it’s more Jewish shtetl than rolling vineyards. So when Lisa saw that a handful of winemakers from the old country were exhibiting at the Boston Wine Expo 2014, she made a beeline for their tables and… Continue reading Eastern Europe Lands in Boston

Shops + Shows

Great Expectations: Penfolds Tasting

Note: Following is a favorite post from 2013. Prices likely have changed; vintages are...old. It’s hard to get VinoDuo giddy with anticipation of a wine tasting…we drink wine every day and while we’re not jaded, it takes a lot to get us excited. The invite from Martignetti and Penfolds, the great Australian wine conglomerate, though,… Continue reading Great Expectations: Penfolds Tasting

Shops + Shows, Travel

Return to Dogpatch

To readers of a certain age, say over 50, “Dogpatch” was the place Li’l Abner and his hillbilly comic strip pals lazed their life away. For VinoDuo, Dogpatch is now the little-known San Francisco neighborhood that boasts artisan coffee, gritty shipyard remnants, funky shops, and fabulous restaurants. Dubbed a “perennial up-and-coming neighborhood” by one San… Continue reading Return to Dogpatch