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…
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Wine vs Beer: The United States Battle Tuesday, January 29th, 7:00 pm (menu below) Wine vs Beer: The International Throw-Down Tuesday, February 12th, 7:00 pm (menu below) Scholars and historians tell us that ales are the oldest alcoholic beverages produced by man (although some Mead fanatics may dispute that….but who cares about those Viking-loving heathens). […]
Ask an Insider is an interview series that talks to the people that make, serve, shake, sip, pump, pour, crush, distill, and bring life to this industry. (For other interviews in the series, click the Ask an Insider tag at the bottom) Carla Rzeszewski, Wine Director The Spotted Pig, The Breslin & The John Dory […]
In 6 days, The Jewel sets sail on the East River. Its destination? Pure, acid-pounding bliss. Its fuel to get you there? Riesling, and the downright f’in most rocking line-up of music that wise old waterway has ever seen. Ladies and gentlemen, we, your rambunctious crew of merry making ambassadors from Hearth & Terroir, are […]
So, we drank some grape juice today. 41 different wines, all from the same, magical grape. I’ll give you one guess… Germany to Austria, Alsace to Canada, and the Finger Lakes to Australia and New Zealand. For the next 94 days, shit. Is. ON. SOR 2012 begins.
Stoked to hear, hot off the presses of the Beard Foundations Twitter account, that my boss/colleague/compatriot/rebel-rouser/mentor/fearless maniac, Paul Grieco, just won the 2012 James Beard Award for Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional. This is awesome, well-deserved news for me and all the other glorious misfits that call Hearth & Terroir home. Well done, Paul. […]
His gaze tightened, his cheek twitched as a surge of energy shot through his body. In a moment, he was off. Through the side door of our dining room, farmer and sustainable agriculture guru, Bev Eggleston, charged like a bull out of the gate in Pamplona. A man had stolen a pig leg out of […]
The knives are being sharpened. The glasses polished. The joints taped up. And the shit-talking practiced. On Monday, March 14th at 7:00 pm, 28 guests will sit down to a communal table at Hearth restaurant where history will be made. And YOU can be there to determine which beverage reigns supreme in it’s food-pairing prowess. […]
Herr Paul Grieco touted the wines for this tasting as “the greatest Riesling from the greatest Riesling vineyard in all of Germany”. And, I may be mistaken, but I believe he silently wept numerous times throughout (no doubt with at least 5 grams of acid and 10 grams of residual sugar per tear, because that’s […]
It was the shot heard round the world. Yesterday, Eric Asimov of the NY Times wrote an article that sent shock waves through Bordeaux. The message: you’re soon to be on life support. I feel inclined to write as Paul Grieco, our fearless leader, was pictured in the piece and our wine programs at Hearth […]
On Monday, Lincoln Center was descended upon by the food & beverage community who harbored an insatiable hunger and thirst. Between the number of kegs cashed, martinis housed, Champagne guzzled and bites of food gobbled up, if one were to convert the ounces of alcohol and butter consumed to kilowatts, you could have lit the […]
After countless months of planning, dreaming and scheaming, the doors have opened at Terroir | Tribeca. She’s a stunning belle of the highest caliber. And she’s gonna take NYC by force. A force built on passion, irreverence and a commitment to bone-numbingly high standards. The beer list is my baby. A collection of my international […]