Category: Wine

Today’s Bordeaux: Italian Jam Shortbread Tart

We know many people who think that, like champagne, Bordeaux wine has to be an expensive affair for grand dinners or kept locked up for years to age. The truth is that great values can be had for all types of wine, and Bordeaux is […]

Today’s Bordeaux: Chicken with Tarragon, Mustard, and Cream

We know many people who think that, like champagne, Bordeaux wine has to be an expensive affair for grand dinners or kept locked up for years to age. The truth is that great values can be had for all types of wine, and Bordeaux is […]

Mulled Wine

Over the weekend we got our first real taste of winter this year in New York. Along with the sub-freezing temperatures, the wind gusts were so powerful that they blew a card table off of our roof and onto the neighboring building! Oops! Of course, […]

Lunch With Ruinart

Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to a special lunch with the Chef de Cave of Ruinart Champagne, Frédéric Panaïotis, to try a selection of their wines with a small group of fellow enthusiasts. We met in a beautiful Greenwich Village loft and […]

SkyDrive in Napa: Dinner at Hall Rutherford

After resting up for a bit at Solage, we headed out to dinner at HALL Rutherford. We arrived just in time to catch the sunset, sauvignon blanc in hand, from the winery, which is perched atop a hill in the Sacrashe vineyard. (This also made […]