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“The Bounty of the County” known to Sonoma

 Mark As Read    

Since arriving in Sonoma County, I can't even tell you how many times I've heard or read, "The Bounty of the County." It's just way too many times to even calculate; it's a lifestyle, not a slogan. This Sonoma County lifestyle is not just about wine, either. Although grape growing is a primary industry, and […] The post "The Bounty of the Cou...

Wine Blog 2 hours, 0 min ago

They said it on Facebook: bad restaurant behavior

 Mark As Read    

  What’s the fastest way to make an asshole out of yourself in a restaurant? I was wondering because of some recent experiences, so I asked my Facebook friends, and as usual, they stepped up to the plate and offered up a potpourri of opinions which I am happy to share with you! Send back […]

Steve Heimoff| Wine Blog 4 hours, 50 min ago

Wine Personalities in the World (Wikipedia List, July 2014)

 Mark As Read    

Pictures: Ernst Loosen, Annette Schiller, Ombiasy PR and WineTours, and Christian G.E.Schiller at Weingut Dr. Loosen, Mosel Valley, GermanyThis is an interesting list.See also:The 2013 Decanter Wine Power ListTop 100 Global Wine Tweeters - 2013 Top 100 Most Influential People in the U.S. Wine Industry “ The 2013 IntoWine List, USA The 100 Most In...

Schiller Wine 6 hours, 30 min ago

3 Luxe Cognacs That Are Worthy of Their Price Tags

 Mark As Read    

As with many luxury products, there’s Cognac and then, sir, there is Cognac. The Tesseron family has been in the Cognac business for over a hundred years, but they’ve stayed under the radar in the past, as their focus has been supplyin...

Tasting Room 13 hours, 36 min ago

Rainbow Room Is Set to Reopen on Oct. 5

 Mark As Read    

The Rainbow Room, closed for five years, is scheduled to reopen Sunday after renovations that include a new cocktail lounge called SixtyFive.

The Pour 17 hours, 56 min ago

A Sweet New Year

 Mark As Read    

Review of Miharmartif “Antique Red Sweet Wine” and several Boulard Calvados. During Rosh Hashanah we traditionally pray and wish for a “good and sweet new year.” Keeping with this theme, we thought we’d recommend a sweeter, dessert-style wine at the conclusion of the meal. Spirits-wise, for an elegant and enjoyable change of pace, we thought we’d ...

Grapelines 20 hours, 53 min ago

A whisky drinker’s rum?

 Mark As Read    

Doug McIvor, our Spirits Manager, is the man responsible for Berry Bros. & Rudd's rather exceptional premium rum. Here, Doug, who is more usually found nosing whisky, expounds the virtues and complexities that elegant ageing brings to this oft-underrated spirit. When Berry Bros. & Rudd first offered a sneak preview of the first batch of [&#...

Berrys' Wine Blog 1 day ago

Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For September 29, 2014

 Mark As Read    

So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant to be quirky, fun, and easily-digestible reviews of currently available […] Grab The 1W...

1 Wine Dude 1 day ago

A Love Letter to Sherry…Wine

 Mark As Read    

Who's Sherry? Are you seriously leaving Barcelona for southwest Andalusia? Err…what's in Cádiz, other than oranges? These are only some of the bizarre remarks we faced when telling the world that we were moving to Jerez, but it was a dream, our dream. And no, it wasn't an easy move. It took […]

Catavino 1 day ago

Age is a beautiful thing ~ Most especially in wine

 Mark As Read    

The concept that age is a beautiful thing doesn't always play out well in our Western Culture. In one of my psyche classes, we learned that there are two cultures that make up the world; although, I would argue that I fit into a third one. It would be an evolving Melting Pot culture, which […] The post Age is a beautiful thing ~ Most especial...

Wine Blog 1 day ago

To eat is (literally and figuratively) to live

 Mark As Read    

  My seminar (with Pedro Rusk) at Saturday’s K-J Heirloom Tomato Festival reminded me once again of what a powerful interest people have in learning about wine-and-food pairing and how to make fabulous foods. It’s interesting when you consider that people in this country are absolutely inundated with information about food. It’s a never-ending...

New Vintage Tasting at Schlossgut Diel, with Armin and Caroline Diel, Germany, 2014

 Mark As Read    

Picture: Caroline and Armin Diel Presenting their New WinesCaroline and Armin Diel presented their new wines, followed by a fine luncheon, at Schlossgut Diel to 50 or so wine journalists, sommeliers and trade people. A reception in the garden of the estate preceded the tasting. Following the tasting and before the luncheon, Armin Diel showed us the...

Schiller Wine 1 day ago

Bangkok Journal: You Call This Thai Food? The Robotic Taster Will Be the Judge

 Mark As Read    

A boxy contraption scans food samples to produce a chemical signature, which it measures against a standard deemed to be that of authentic Thai food.

The Pour 1 day ago

Retro Report: The Head-Scratching Case of the Vanishing Bees

 Mark As Read    

Several years ago, beekeepers were vexed: Honeybees, those versatile workhorses of pollination, were vanishing by the millions.

The Pour 1 day ago

Matar Winery – Something New (and kosher) from the Pelter’s

 Mark As Read    

Despite the fact that the Pelter Winery has been non-kosher since its first vintage in 2002, anyone even slightly involved with Israel’s wine industry has not only heard of this boutique winery, but is also aware of its ranking near the upper echelon of Israeli wineries.  While the fact that Nir Pelter is making kosher […]

Ballard Canyon – Syrah Incubator

 Mark As Read    

[…] The post Ballard Canyon – Syrah Incubator appeared first on Luscious Lushes - a wine, food, and travel blog.

Luscious Lushes 2 days ago

City Kitchen: Cooking With Cauliflower, a Feisty Vegetable That Can Take a Punch

 Mark As Read    

Now that it’s in vogue, here are a few truths about cauliflower: It can stand up to bold seasoning and high heat.

The Pour 2 days ago

A Good Appetite: A Scone Recipe With an Added Dose of Jam Sweetness

 Mark As Read    

Spreading the jam on top of a scone is all well and good, but baking it in is even better.

The Pour 3 days ago

City Kitchen: Cooking With Cauliflower, a Fiesty Vegetable That Can Take a Punch

 Mark As Read    

Now that it’s in vogue, here are a few truths about cauliflower: It can stand up to bold seasoning and high heat.

The Pour 3 days ago

At the Table: Lining Up for Central Perk, a Pop-Up Tribute to ‘Friends’

 Mark As Read    

A replica in SoHo of Central Perk, the coffeehouse where the pals on the sitcom “Friends” gathered has proved popular.

The Pour 3 days ago

Innovation: Who Made That Charcoal Briquette?

 Mark As Read    

The so-called Vagabonds take on a timber challenge.

The Pour 3 days ago

Love on the Rocks: The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater

 Mark As Read    

Was it a Frenchman’s folly the day young French vigneron Christophe Baron ventured across the Washington state-line and made a discovery that reminded him of the famed cobblestones of the ChAsteauneuf-du-Pape wine region in France? As Baron was roaming the countryside between Walla Walla and Milton-Freewater, OR, he couldn’t help but take notice o...

Recap: Great Raft Beer Dinner at Restaurant Cotton

 Mark As Read    

Great Raft and Restaurant Cotton made a dangerous combinationIn honor of Louisiana Craft Brewers Week I felt it would be a good idea to post about a beer dinner featuring a brewery that couldn't make it to New Orleans for Wednesday's Louisiana Brewers Bash. Great Raft Brewing out of Shreveport, Louisiana recently announced their southward movement ...

Bite and Booze 3 days ago

When wine writers host public events

 Mark As Read    

  I’ll be co-conducting a wine-and-food pairing event at Saturday’s big Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival. It’s the eighteenth time the event, which is one of the biggest in Sonoma County, has been held—and I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never gone. Everyone has told me how amazing it is, so I am totally looking forward to […]

Navarra, a Spanish Soujourn

 Mark As Read    

Kingdom Navarra ~ Spain… Off on a new adventure to the Denominacion de Oregen… Northeastern Spain; or, an Iberian wine. The region of Navarra has interestingly diverse terroir, comprised of three separate climates. These regions are the following: Northern Mountains, where you'll find the Baztan valley Center appellation, where valleys ...

Wine Blog 4 days ago

Small writ large: artisan Champagne

 Mark As Read    

As we launch Berry Bros. & Rudd's latest artisan Champagne offer, Simon Field MW, our buyer, takes the pulse of the region and reports that it is in rude health indeed. Buying trips to Champagne used to involve jackets, ties, polished small talk and exquisite sales pitches (from the Champenois, that is to say, rather […] The post Small w...

Berrys' Wine Blog 4 days ago

15 Gault Millau Points in Offenbach “ Restaurant schauMahl, Germany

 Mark As Read    

Pictures: The schauMahl Team: Björn Andreas, Pit Punda, Esra EgnerI have already posted twice about the trendy schauMahl restaurant in Offenbach, in the greater Frankfurt am Main area, which is one of the best restaurants in the region. Both postings were on winemaker dinners, one with Christian Stahl, Weingut Stahl in Franken, and one with Geor...

Schiller Wine 4 days ago

Wines of The Times: Cornas Reds Rated by the Wine Panel

 Mark As Read    

Cornas in the northern Rhône Valley offers the rare combination of northern Rhône finesse combined with southern sun.

The Pour 4 days ago

Pairings: An Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe to Match Cornas

 Mark As Read    

Jonathan Benno’s handsomely made eggplant and squash alla parmigiana stands up to the sturdy red wine Cornas

The Pour 4 days ago

Chat & Chow: Drinks and Dinner With Garry Marshall

 Mark As Read    

Garry Marshall, back in New York to direct a new play, sees old friends everywhere he turns, including the bar at the Ritz-Carlton.

The Pour 4 days ago

Hungry City: Old Tbilisi Garden in Greenwich Village

 Mark As Read    

Old Tbilisi Garden, in Greenwich Village, prepares dishes funky and subtle.

The Pour 4 days ago

The Long Strange Trip ...

 Mark As Read    

To quote Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead, “What a long strange trip it's been.”It truly has been, but it sure feels good to dust off this little blog. The last four years have been an interesting journey. While I am happy to close the chapter of being in wine retail, I am certainly glad I did it. I made connections with so many wonderful and tale...

Friday Feature Photo: The Natural Beauty of Asturias

 Mark As Read    

Photographer: Francisco Domínguez Capture Date: November 18, 2012 Location: Valgrande Pajares – Asturias About: The photograph is taken just at the point of the river where the Puerto and Mestas streams merge into one flowing body of water. At this time of the year, just as the leaves are turning into vibrant patches of […]

Catavino 4 days ago

A Few Hundred Bucks Worth Of Cult California Cab, Definitely Not Made By Metallica Roadies (Tanner Dafoe Recent Releases)

 Mark As Read    

Question: What do you get when you cross a law-school trained producer of films and commercials with a former professional mountain snowboarder? Anyone??? In the case of Tanner Dafoe (named after Jeff Tanner and Rob DaFoe, the producer and snowboarder, respectively), you get some fairly complete and substantial Cabernet Sauvignon priced like the Ca...

1 Wine Dude 5 days ago

iStockphoto just went totally corporate + Alternative great resource for reasonably priced images

 Mark As Read    

istockphoto is done for bloggers who can't afford their new pricing structure.  One image for one blog post is now $36. Huh? If I wanted five, one for each day of the week, my blog now costs me $180 for that week… or $9,360 a  year? My blog, according to Cellarer.com, is only worth $$3,718. I […] The post iStockphoto just went totally c...

Wine Blog 5 days ago

Some execs are “worried,” but really, there’s nothing to worry about wine’s future

 Mark As Read    

  Nobody asked, but here’s my two cents on “top Golden State vintners [express] concern about the future of the $23.1 billion industry, especially among the discerning millennial market.” That’s from Tuesday’s Santa Rosa Press Democrat, which reported on “a UC Davis survey of 26 senior executives” in the state, and found that “Everyone was [&#...

She's Back!

 Mark As Read    

You didn't think I could stay away, did you? Stay tuned ...

New Data: German Wineries Become Bigger (but Remain Small by International Standards), Germany

 Mark As Read    

Pictures: Christian G.E. Schiller with Peter Schmitz, Weingut Weingut Schmitz-Herges (1,7 hectares) and with Wilhelm Weil, Weingut Robert Weil, (90 hectares)Wining in Bernkastel-Kues in the Mosel Valley: Wine Tavern Spitzhaeuschen , GermanyTasting with Wilhelm Weil the 2010 Weingut Weil Wines in Kiedrich, Germany Recent data released by the German ...

Schiller Wine 5 days ago

Harvest end at Derain (Burgundy)

 Mark As Read    

Celebrating the end of the harvest Saint-Aubin (Burgundy The end of harvest is always a special turning point in wineries, a big part of the wine job has been made, I'd even say most of the wine job has been...

Wine News (59)

 Mark As Read    

A very nice still rosé from Champagne We had a few weeks ago this very nice rosé des Riceys, a still rosé from Champagne by a Maison named Champagne Horiot Père & Fils. Very few people know about the still...

Club W raises $9.5 million

 Mark As Read    

Club W, a wine club that sells private label wine directly to consumers, has raised $9.5 million in its latest round of funding. The company, led by CEO Xander Oxman, had previously raised $3.1 million in a seed round. The WSJ reports that Bessemer Venture Partners led this round; the previous round was led by […] The post Club W raises $9.5 ...

Dr Vino's wine blog 5 days ago

Garrison Brothers: Whisk(e)y Wednesday presented by Lock & Key

 Mark As Read    

Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon WhiskeyFirst of all, tonight brings another great Women & Whiskey event to Lock & Key! Make sure to check it out if you aren't joining me in New Orleans for the Louisiana Brewers Bash at The Irish House!This week, Whisk(e)y Wednesday travels west to the great state of Texas where Garrison Brothers ha...

Bite and Booze 5 days ago

New Year – New Winery

 Mark As Read    

Reviews of the Montefiore White 2012 and Drambuie Scotch Whisky Liqueur. Winemaking is an expensive, time consuming and frequently frustrating enterprise. We feel that new high-risk ventures that are able to create enjoyable wines deserve our support. An example is Kerem Montefiore, is a small boutique wine producer, established in 2010 to celebr...

Grapelines 5 days ago

Eat: Thai-Style Thai

 Mark As Read    

At Kin Khao, the dishes reflect the home-cooked flavors of the owner’s youth.

The Pour 6 days ago

Getting to the Heart and Soul of Suisun Valley

 Mark As Read    

I've been working with the Suisun Valley Vintners and Grapegrowers for a long time, at various capacities. My original tasks were primarily to get the name Suisun Valley on the map, and onto the radar screen. They had been in some sort of Rip Van Winkle time warp, and Jose and I were called in […] The post Getting to the Heart and Soul of Sui...

Wine Blog 6 days ago

Portugal’s Arroz Carolino: The Native Rice of Portuguese Gastronomy

 Mark As Read    

When I moved to Portugal, I was dumbfounded by the amount of rice I consumed. Why? Because rice is absolutely everywhere! Not only that, the Portuguese are the largest consumers of rice in Europe, savoring 15 – 16 kilos per capita a year, compared with the 4 – 5 kilo European average. […]

Catavino 6 days ago

South African promise

 Mark As Read    

South African wines are having a moment in the sun, says New World Buyer Catriona Felstead MW. Here she explains why the country is so exciting right now (and why our Wine Club members should be especially keen to open this month’s delivery). There is a buzz around South Africa at the moment. It feels […] The post South African promise appear...

Berrys' Wine Blog 6 days ago

Why young wine drinkers should know about the classics

 Mark As Read    

  Okay, well, first, I don’t mean they have to know about the classics. It’s not like the occasional wine lover is going to die and go to some awful place reserved for ignorant drinkers if they don’t. Knowing about the classics is not mandatory if you’re like most people—occasional drinkers who like wine’s salutary, […]

Schiller's Favorite Winebars in London, UK

 Mark As Read    

Pictures: Annette and Christian G.E. Schiller at the Champagne Bar of Covent Garden Opera HousePictures: London Buses and London Tower BridgeThis is a list of my favorite wine bars in London. I have never lived in London or spent larger periods there. But I have stopped over in London many times during my career at the IMF (going from Washington...

Schiller Wine 6 days ago

Off the Menu: A New Park Avenue Autumn and More Restaurant News

 Mark As Read    

The seasonally themed Park Avenue restaurant that closed last year is being revived.

The Pour 6 days ago
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