Wine of the Week: Leeuwin Estate Riesling 2006

Finally back from a wonderful trip to Italy over the last two weeks, I am trying to settle into the New York scene. I was helped along by the discovery of a wonderful wine thanks to Tracy Ellen Kamens - friend and wine colleague - and her husband Jared. The wine in question was the... Continue Reading →


South African Chenin Blanc From Joostenberg- A Summer Treat

Let me start by saying Chenin blanc is my favorite international white wine grape. It is versatile yet recognizable, fruity but also filled with minerality and I think the sexiest white grape around. Of course there are many indigenous white grape varieties that I admire from Viognier to Vermentino but Chenin blanc, grown in many... Continue Reading →

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