Foodie Sunday: Wine
Okay, this is going to be a short one since it's about 11 pm here in the Hills of Beverly and I've gotten home from a dinner party where I've had a couple of glasses of the titular beverage.
I like a glass of wine. I like hard liquor and actually enjoyed two (I know, he's so crazy) Rusty Nail cocktails at dinner on my birthday recently with friends who invited me out. But usually it's wine. White in my case, even though I know that red is better for the heart. I will even admit that like a total philistine or a European teen I will water it. I'll even have 80's throwback moment and pour Perrier in it and a lemon slice. Sue me.
Wine is good for me because I don't capital "D" drink. I had a lethal hangover once in my early twenties and except for a couple of minor indiscretions since have resolutely endeavored not to repeat the experience. Back in the day when I was going to clubs I could nurse a Miller Lite longer than a mother could her child; I could go home and not feel like crap the next day.
So at my friends dinner they served a really nice white that tasted of apples, pears and a slight bitter hit of oak, just enough to tell you it was wine and not juice, but not that take the enamel off your teeth feeling that some whites can get to. I'll have to ask her what it was, if she knows. She never touches the stuff.
What's your tipple of choice? If you want to chime in with anything from soda to Sazerac please comment..