When the season turns to fall, almost no other dish seems to embody the season quite like roast chicken. In the summer, no one wants to turn on the oven, allowing it to heat up an already overheated house, but as the air turns crisp, a warm oven is a welcome occurrence.
It started to rain here in New York right around lunchtime yesterday, and when that happens most people turn to Seamless. I always have a pang of guilt about sending a delivery person outside during a heavy downpour. But it seems to be a good deal for them – as demand rises, they’re hopefully warmed by additional tips, […]
Thanks to travel restrictions, flying can often be a bit of a pain. From taking off your shoes to making sure you only bring in a certain amount of liquids, there are enough headaches already without throwing wine into the mix. But when we travel, especially if it’s to a great wine region, most of […]
Rhone style blends are one of the most accessible and crowd pleasing styles of red wine. Usually comprising a mix of Grenache, Syrah and Mouvedre – also known affectionately as a GSM blend – the blend has taken off not just in France, but in regions around the world, including the US.
Next week finally marks the start of college football, and soon after that, pro, and that means one thing: tailgating season has finally arrived. Being outdoors in the fall is one of the most spectacular experiences. Everything is starting to cool off and white wines that are simply refreshing, but also have a bit of […]
This past Wednesday, a Starbucks in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, attempted to slide into the borough’s cool kids club with their new Starbucks Evenings program. After 4 p.m., along with the usual coffee menu, they now offer a separate “evening” menu accompanied by a wine list and a craft beer selection.
Viognier is one of the most celebrated Rhone Varietals, creating a wine that is floral and smooth and ideal for seafood. But we don’t see it as often as we should on the American table.
If you’re looking for a great wine that you’re sure to be pleased with, we always say your best bet is to stick to a price of $20 or more. From our experience, we’ve found that $20 is really the pivot point where, statistically speaking, spending at this price or above delivers a very high […]
Even if you’re not much of a healthy eater, when summer hits there’s something about a fruit salad that’s just so appealing. The crisp natural sweetness combined with the chilled quality of the fruit is perfect for a summer afternoon of lazily passing the time, whether you’re on a beach or your backyard (or your […]