Currently there are only a handful of states that offer DTC beer shipments in the country. New York could be next up to bat with a bill that, among other things, would allow beer shipments to cross state lines into the hands of consumers. New York is the 4th largest consumer of beer products in [...]
“NV” stands for “non-vintage,” though on the face of it, that’s a ridiculous proposition. All grapes are harvested in a particular year; hence those dates on wine labels and the notion that some vintages are better than others so the wines from those years are more valuable. However, wine does not have to be made [...]
Small, independent distillers have presented the spirit as an attractive option to those who have moved toward vodka and single-malt Scotches.
Winemakers don’t always do things that make economic sense. Sometimes they make a miniscule quantity of a wine just because they want to even though there is too little to offer to other than a few stores. These two wines are small producti…
Three cocktails combining two crisp and refreshing ingredients.
This wine was imported by Fondberg.Colour : BlackberryAroma : Raspberry, blackcurrant, blackberry, spice, liquorice, white pepperTaste : Spice, blackberry, raspberry, white pepper, liquoriceAlcohol : 15.5%Price : 182 SEKMark : B-Website : Murphy-Goode …
When Scott Holliday visited Chateau Tour Grise in the Loire Valley just before harvest time two years ago, it had been raining for weeks, leaving the grapes to soak up water. Everyone feared a catastrophe — “You could see it on everyone’s face – just weary from the battle.” But instead of a wasted season […]
At Rosette, on the Lower East Side, the most interesting dishes have a slightly through-the-looking-glass cast.
Early lab tools I read recently an captivating essay by Kevin Goldberg on Lars Carlberg’s Mosel Wine website, it was on a little-known aspect of the struggle between partisans of non-interventionist winemaking (call it natural) and additives-enhanced w…
Guillaume d’Angerville has made sophisticated and elegant wines at his family domaine in Volnay since he took over in 2003. But recently, the story goes, his curiosity was piqued in the wines of the Jura: a Parisian sommelier poured him a chardonnay from the region blind and d’Angerville took it to be a white Burgundy. […]
We look forward to the DIRECT Conference each year, however, this year’s conference promises to be the most exciting yet! Here are some reasons we are excited. 1. Our amazing keynote speaker, Zingerman’s Co-Owner & Founding Partner, Ari Weinzweig What can a deli in Ann Arbor, Michigan teach the world about building a business that [...]