Tag: red wine

Where to Sip: Anfora

Where to Sip: Anfora

Alpine Chalet Afternoon (Part of the 2018 Beverage Class Series) Walking into Anfora is truly a departure from the rest of West Village – sure, you might find brick walls and a cozy candle-lit feel elsewhere in the neighborhood, but Anfora welcomes you in to share an experience with wine in a way few other […]

| February 1, 2018
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Where to Sip: Aldo Sohm Wine Bar

Where to Sip: Aldo Sohm Wine Bar

Picture this: you’re in the heart of Midtown, parched from walking the long avenues with endless skyscrapers in sight and you’re thirsty for a refreshing glass of wine. You don’t want to dig into the depths of your wallet at a fancy restaurant, but where on earth do you turn?

| January 17, 2018
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Garnacha – The Food Friendly Wine

Garnacha – The Food Friendly Wine

Garnacha, also known as Grenache in France has both white and red varietals. This red grape is the top grape in many northern regions of Spain, particularly in Campo de Borja and the tiny region of Priorat located in Catalunya just inland and over the mountains from Barcelona. Priorat is unique in the wine world […]

| December 25, 2017
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“Wino” Mushrooms

“Wino” Mushrooms

As a single woman and red wine lover, I am often left with the dilemma of what to do with a delicious leftover half bottle of pinot noir, or other unused wine that shouldn't be wasted before it loses it's glorious flavor. Although I often use the leftover vino as a base for a marinade […]

| January 10, 2014
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The Latest Wines From Fattoria Sardi Giustiniani

The Latest Wines From Fattoria Sardi Giustiniani

Entering any of the three Felice restaurants in New York City immediately transports you to Tuscany. The warm, inviting atmosphere truly reflects the passion and commitment to excellence of brothers Jacopo and Matteo Giustiniani, to share their family’s culinary and wine making skills. We were thrilled to be invited to an exclusive dinner at their […]

| May 14, 2013
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Malbec Glass Introduced By Riedel Glassware

Malbec Glass Introduced By Riedel Glassware

Who knew that when a new wine glass is introduced, it can take up to a year from inception to market? Such is the case with the new Malbec glass from Riedel Glassware. Since there are glasses for many varietals of wine including Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir, Malbec’s time has finally come. Riedel […]

| May 9, 2013
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Just One Glass of Wine!

Just One Glass of Wine!

As a single woman and a passionate cook, I like to experiment with new recipes and cuisines regularly.  I also enjoy that one glass of wine to sip while I am reading, writing, cooking or just contemplating life. Alas, there is always the dilemma of opening a full bottle of wine and having it spoil […]

| May 7, 2013
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Bourgogne Takes New York – First Stop Sushi

Bourgogne Takes New York – First Stop Sushi

On a beautiful sunny day in April, I had the distinct pleasure of participating in a unique journey around New York City, to explore the wines of Bourgogne and some incredible food pairings to accompany them. This brilliant tour, Bourgogne Takes New York, was an all day excursion put together by The Burgundy Wine Board […]

| May 6, 2013
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Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo IGT 2010

Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo IGT 2010

At a recent visit to Casa D’Angelo in Fort Lauderdale, we were reacquainted with an old favorite red. The Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo IGT 2010 is a beautifully intense red that comes alive with dark fruits and a delicate licorice flavor. The developed tannins give it a fine structure that has an adequately satisfying finish. This […]

| April 8, 2013
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Anne Amie 2009 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

Anne Amie 2009 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

I recently realized that about half of the wine that I pour in my house is Pinot Noir. It is, admittedly, my favorite red wine to drink unpaired with food. But more importantly, I find Pinot Noir’s pricing to be somewhat more telling than other varietals and so I am often priced out of ordering […]

| March 28, 2013
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