Riesling Spätlese Feinherb, Leiwener Laurentiuslay, St Urbans-Hof, 2008. Happy Holidays, everyone.
Monthly Archive for December, 2011
Being pregnant sucks. Well, let me rephrase that…being pregnant is beautiful…but not being able to savor the fine intracies of a well-balanced cocktail blows goats. But rest assured, ladies-of-the-bump: a good mocktail can satisfy that craving, and not leave you with a sauced fetus. We recently checked out the new Astoria haunt, The Astor Room. […]
Jay Miller is out at Wine Advocate. Claiming innocence in a payola scandal that has rifled through the rolling hills of Spain and the wine community as a whole, Mr. Miller has stepped down from his role as editor of Spain, South America, and the Pacific Northwest. It’s a fascinating story of claims of strong-arm tactics, […]
I have to admit, I don’t understand white whiskey. As someone who oversees a bar program, I find myself confused as to how it fits into the mix. Is it a sipping spirit? Can it stand on its own? Or is it simply something bound for a cocktail and that’s the end of it? To […]
After months of being on allocation, six bottles of Cantillon Fou’ Foune finally arrived today at Hearth. I might as well just stash them deep in the recesses of the beer room under the East Village for my own personal sipping. Maybe, just maybe, I’ll decide to let them see the light of day and […]