Wine of the Week – Gran Moraine Rosé of Pinot Noir 2017

There is no better way to celebrate the summer and warm weather than with a glass of chilled rosé.  Celebrating with Gran Moraine's Rosé of Pinot Noir in a magnum is even better.  Made on the rolling … [Read more...]

It’s Party Time – Celebrate National Prosecco Day With Nino Franco Summer Kir

Tis the season of bubbles and all things sparkling.  It is National Prosecco Day. Bye bye to Bellini and Arrivederci, Mimosa.  Nino Franco Rustico Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG is so special … [Read more...]

Prosecco Elevated – The Sparkling Wines of Prosecco Superiore DOCG

It's National Prosecco Day and nothing says La Dolce Vita(living the good life) than a bottle of Prosecco.  Today is the day to raise a glass to this all Italian bubbly that Americans so fondly … [Read more...]

Top White Wines From The Douro Valley

The Douro Valley is one of the most exciting wine regions in the world.  It is known for its world-class Ports and red wines.  On a recent visit I fell in love with the wines, most notably their white … [Read more...]

The Many Faces of Albariño

August 1st is International Albariño Day, but you need more than a day to celebrate this versatile Spanish varietal.  So celebrate all week-long to coincide with Fiesta del Albariño, a Spanish wine … [Read more...]

Your Guide to Napa Valley’s Best Sauvignon Blancs

I have a thing for Napa's Sauvignon Blancs.  So I was thrilled to be a part of a group of wine writers that had the opportunity to explore the best of Napa's golden grape. The tasting was held at the … [Read more...]

Mekki Restaurant – A Taste of Morocco in New York City

Mekki is a fabulous new restaurant in New York City that will transport you back to Morocco.  This Greenwich Village hot spot has a wonderful Moroccan fusion menu.  With interesting twists and turns … [Read more...]

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...]