Wine Wednesday: Tocai Friulano from Millbrook Vineyards & Winery

My wine of the week is from Millbrook Winery in the Hudson Valley. Their Tocai Friulano appealed to me when I tried it for the first time many years ago and still holds my interest. Fruity but dry with nice mineral notes and crisp acidity, I thoroughly enjoy this wine. I love the Hudson Valley... Continue Reading →

Wine Wednesday: Refosco Rosato From Channing Daughters

Today's wine of the week is made with an Italian grape from Friuli Venezia Giulia, Refosco, but it's made on the South Fork of Long Island by the talented Chris Tracy, the winemaker and co-owner of the winery. I tried this lovely wine along with a few other rose's or rosatos they make at the... Continue Reading →

This is a photo from a storm last year around this time. The scene outside the window today is much more white. I love the snow, albeit more so when I am in the mountains than in the city or the suburbs. That said, today's storm is a nice forced moment to stay inside and... 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 →

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