So stoked to see so many old faces and to meet new ones at the WA State Wine Road Trip Alumni Dinner in NYC. The crew at Bouley Botanical whipped up some wonders, many laughs were had and lots of great grape juice was poured. So thankful to be on the West Coast now, but […]
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Just started the new gig this week. Honored, grateful, and stoked to be part of the team. Let’s do dis!
The remnants of our two-hour Riesling master class with Paul Grieco and Stuart Pigott today for the full staff of Hearth & Terroir. 25 Rieslings. Awesome. The 7th (and final) Summer of Riesling is coming…
Some serious frickin Piedmont geekery going on yesterday at Hearth & Terroir.
Look, Ma, NY Times! Huge thanks to Eric Asimov for including me.
Wild cider apples at Aaron Burr cidery today in the Hudson Valley on assignment for Edible Manhattan.
And poof! Just like that, Cider Week 2013 has come to a close. While not really a “week,” per se, but instead ten days, Cider Week has descended on New York City for the past three years. And with each successive year, it gets bigger and richer, with more than 200 bars and restaurants participating […]
Just checked into our hotel room in Boston for a friend’s wedding. Waiting for us was a bottle of wine he bought at our wedding five years ago. Wow.
By far the most interesting thing I’ve tasted this week. Dry Mead aged in S. African wine barrels. 12% abv.
Gutturnio frizzante, Lusenti, 2011. It’s a red. And it’s bubbly.
Bourgogne Passetoutgrain (Pinot Noir, Gamay), Colinot, 2009, Burgundy.
All staff Burgundy tasting. Digging into some serious Cote de Nuits.
I’ll be writing a monthly column for Nation’s Restaurant News called “Raising the Bar.” A pic of my first print piece: