OperaWine 2018, 52nd Vinitaly Begins

OperaWine, the Wine Spectator presentation of their selection of the best Italian wines is in its 6th year I believe. I've been to every one of them and now it is the beginning of Vinitaly to me, every year I see producers I know whose wines I love and others that I only read about.... Continue Reading →

Women in Wine Fridays: A Chat With Stellekaya’s Ntsiki Biyela

I am reposting this article on Ntsiki because I see she is coming to town this weekend. Here is a link for an event at Pierre Loti that I saw on Local Wine Events. Ntiski is really inspiring and if you can, this is a great way to taste her wines. I met Ntsiki Biyela,... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Italian Events In NYC: “BARRIQUE…The Third Life of Wood” at the 2013 Summer Fancy Food Show in New York -BOOTH 2809-Level 3 & Italian Dine Out Week

For those who are attending the Fancy Food show in NYC this coming week, you have a great opportunity to try wines from some of Italy's best producers who together with San Patrignano have been showing their wines throughout the country during this past month. I worked at their opening event in New York last... Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day, Gruner and Riesling

A happy Mother's day to my sister and my mother, both interested in imbibing along with me through the years, one way in which we bond at every occasion. I spent yesterday with my mother, buying her lilacs and chatting about life. One of our favorite topics over the last 15 years has been wine.... Continue Reading →

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