Lauren Otis' Alchemical Projects is a web site, blog, and business centered on innovative media and artistic content. Creativity in multiple disciplines, and discourse on that creativity, is paramount.
Posts tagged "wine"
South Carolina, and wine

South Carolina, and wine

Wine and place, the place for wine – I was thinking about these on a recent trip to South Carolina, visiting my son at Clemson University to celebrate his birthday. Accompanied by my daughter, the three of us made excursions into the beautiful, and yes deep-South-rustic, countryside of the upcountry part of the state. We...
Ferment

Ferment

A number of weeks ago I visited with the assistant winemaker at the New Jersey winery I used to be affiliated with. It was a bitter cold night and we did what we have so often done in the past, talk with glasses in hand as he tapped the cold contents of the silent tanks...

Sippin’ Sangria – Princeton Packet

The basic combination of simple tart wine and sliced fruit is a timeless thirst-quencher   By Lauren Otis Published in Packet Magazine, June 2009 Few things conjure the languid pleasures of summer better that an image of two people sitting on a sun-dappled café patio, taking in the passing scene while sharing an ice-cold pitcher...

Sweet Finish – Princeton Packet

Elegant, complex and fun to drink, dessert wines are the perfect way to end a meal.   By Lauren Otis Published in Packet Magazine, April 2009 So, you’re a big fan of dessert, and you like wine, but when the two words are put together the result is a mystery to you. What exactly is...