The Story and Champagnes of Charles Heidsieck

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right."  - F. Scott Fitzgerald Charles Heidsieck - The Man & Legacy At the young age of 29 Charles Heidsieck founded his namesake … [Read more...]

A Night In Provence – Stop and Smell the Rosés

Wine is a sensory experience.  It evokes all our senses; sound, sight, smell, touch and taste. I recently had the opportunity in New York City to take a journey back to Provence.  It was an evening of … [Read more...]

Rockin Alsace With Pinots

Alsace is located in the northeastern corner of France. Its juxtaposition makes it a fascinating study on geography and history, as the region has switched hands between France and Germany several … [Read more...]

Athens for Foodies – Best Places to Eat Like a Local

The Athens food scene is full of history and life.  Its cuisine represents its pride, creativity and traditions.  Many tourists visit Athens for its historic sites, but don't miss out on its vibrant … [Read more...]

Auction Napa Valley 2018 – A Grand Wine Affair

Auction Napa Valley is in full swing.  Savvy wine lovers call Auction Napa Valley the must-attend charity food and wine event because it brings together Napa Valley’s extraordinary wines, evocative … [Read more...]

Douro Valley – The Most Beautiful Wine Region in the World

Douro Valley, located in Northern Portugal is undoubtedly the most beautiful wine region in the world.  It is a region that boast breathtaking vineyards, which is further enhanced by the beauty of the … [Read more...]

5 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Côtes de Bordeaux Wines

If there is one wine region in the world that everyone knows, it is Bordeaux. Bordeaux has over 6500 winegrowers and is home to some of the most illustrious Châteaux producing some of the highest … [Read more...]

Clos de Tart Grand Cru Verticle Tasting with Acker Merrall & Condit

I had some of my most memorable grand cru aged Burgundy wines on a recent visit to the illustrious Cote d'Or.  Many wine lovers can appreciate that drinking grand cru aged Burgundy is something you … [Read more...]

The Rise of Picpoul de Pinet

Picpoul?  Picpoul de Pinet? A grape still unbeknownst to some and a favorite amongst others.  Picpoul is one of the oldest grapes of the Languedoc region in Southern France, dating back to 1618.  The … [Read more...]

A Toast to Earth Day – The Biodynamic Wines of Yangarra

With Earth Day approaching the focus on organic and biodynamic wines have been at the forefront. While we don't need Earth Day to remind us to drink responsibly, it is a great opportunity to recognize … [Read more...]