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Food & Drink

Wine in a can? I’ve seen this once or twice – mainly as a pre-mixed Bellini, to be taken along to a picnic. I’d try it if I saw it… I’ll drink wine sold in a tetrapak, so why not … Continue reading

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Uncork NY – if you can find it

Great article in today’s NYT about Finger Lakes wines. I’ve visited there many times and having worked at Vintage NY I know a lot about them. There are some great wines being made up there, and I’d love to support … Continue reading

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Wine Laws are serious stuff

…. at least in France. Don’t label your wine according to the AOC regulations? You could go to jail. Food (or drink) for thought.

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Hennessey for $6.50/gallon and other bargains

An interesting document from 1898. I think “Missouri wine” just means wine made in the state of Missouri. Anyone know for sure?  

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RIP Joe Dressner

The wine world has lost a unique voice. He created a wonderful company which has brought many a lovely wine to the market. Looking for the Louis Dressner Selections label on a bottle of wine that was new to me … Continue reading

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Here’s some wine I will never buy

Great… I know liquor is often packaged in bottles that “women like” (a rep once told me that the Nuvo bottle is intentionally shaped like a lipstick and is tinted pink to appeal to women), but now we have wine … Continue reading

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May 25 is sure busy!

Let me get this straight… today, May 25, 2011 is: National Wine Day Towel Day Geek Pride Day Glorious 25th of May and probably a few other things I’ve missed. I think I’ll celebrate later with my lavender colored Star … Continue reading

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Guss’s Pickles are back (for a short while)!

It’s unclear if this is only a one day event (as The Village Voice says) or until November (as Gothamist reports), but Guss’s Pickles are back on the LES, baybee! Now I need to go down to the Hester Street … Continue reading

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Hoist a cold one next week!

Guess what time it is? Yup, it’s American Craft Beer Week! There are events in all 50 states so get out there and find a nice American microbrew. There’s a page on their website that lists events… it’s not the … Continue reading

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Good Eats is over… long live Alton Brown

So, it seems my earlier post about GE continuing was premature. As much as I love the show, if he feels like he’s said all he can in this format I’m ok with that. So long as we still get … Continue reading

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