Ray Isle (@islewine on Twitter) is Food & Wine's executive wine editor. We trust his every cork pop and decant – and the man can sniff out a bargain to boot. Take it away, Ray.
Memorial Day is rolling our way, and it’s good to remember that the holiday itself exists in honor of those who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. But, that said, Memorial Day weekend serves a different purpose - it is the time of the year when, for many people, the clouds part and a vast and disembodied voice says from on high, “NOW YOU MUST GRILL.”
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