EPICUREAN MUSE: Torrontes is a tempting Argentinian white to lure you into spring

Without a doubt, spring is in the air and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration it’s looking like we have just experienced the third warmest winter on record. Cherry trees in D.C. are way ahead of schedule, as in peak bloom by mid-March is the current forecast. In and around Culpeper it’s looking quite springy too and white wine sales are more brisk than usual for this time of year. Suddenly we are making recommendations for lighter styles to enjoy with friends on picnics and outdoor entertaining. […]


Culpeper Times & Treasures of Culpeper – My nomination for Best of the Best!

I feel compelled to congratulate The Culpeper Times for the February 23rd issue as it was, in my mind, clearly the “Best of the Best.” Like many area residents, I have at times been vocally critical of the local news coverage for using “canned” articles completely devoid of local content or real interest to readers. […]


Delivery dilemma

The good news is that newspapers are alive and well and circulating in Culpeper. Be it a daily or weekly, like the Culpeper Times, we’re happy that folks still enjoy reading about their local world and advertisers are willing to support that effort. […]