Wine Wednesday: Petite Arvine from Ottin (Valle d’Aosta)

This week’s blizzard has really made me miss ife on the slopes, all of it. I always remember the panini with speck and asiago cheese that I would eat when skiing in Italy and the desire to drink Vin Brule but the knowledge that too much of it would make me a worse skier. Hopefully,... Continue Reading →


Women in Wine Fridays: An Interview with Harriet Lembeck from the Wine & Spirits Program

Today's interview is with Harriet Lembeck of the Wine & Spirits Program in New York City. The program was originated by the late Harold J. Grossman in 1940. Harriet Lembeck, CWE, CSS*, has continued this mission since 1975 and the course has been given continuously to this day. Harriet was also Wine Director of the... Continue Reading →

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