Category Archives: 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
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
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.
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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