What We Are Drinking: Raphael Estate Merlot 2015


The 2015 Estate Merlot is deep ruby in color and the nose is bright with notes of cassis, blackberry and cedar with a hit of alcohol that signals the youthful bit to come. The fruit up front is tart. Blackberries and sour cherry run ahead of sharp tannins that could do with some mellowing over time. The finish is arid with a hint of black pepper a key flavor in many of the Long Island reds. … Read More What We Are Drinking: Raphael Estate Merlot 2015

The Re-Animated Podcast: The Secret of NIMH


What is the best-case scenario when you give an anti-aging, super-intelligence drug to rats? How did the Great Owl know Jonathan Brisby? Is Auntie Shrew a bad-ass? Why doesn’t Deck know the difference between Al Roker and Wilfred Brimley? We attack these questions and more as we go through the 1982 Don Bluth film, The Secret of NIMH… Read More The Re-Animated Podcast: The Secret of NIMH