Do you enjoy learning about wine – the best value wines as well as expensive wine???

Have fun with wine expert Marisa D’Vari as she takes you on her travels through the fine wine world, interviewing winemakers and introducing you to gorgeous wine regions around the world.

You’ll discover what goes on behind the scenes in classic fine wine regions such as Burgundy, Bordeaux, and Champagne, as well lesser known quality regions where you can find the best wine at incredible value (and find them in your local wine shop!)

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Fullerton wine

Experiencing Fullerton Wines from Oregon

It was great to meet the father and son team behind Fullerton Wines of Oregon today at the very Nordic Smörgås restaurant on Park Avenue. The family is from Denmark… More »

Henry's Drive

Savoring Shiraz (and other varietals) with Kim

“I’m here to talk about the brand Henry’s Drive, and to celebrate our region of Padthaway,” says owner Kim Longbottom, who has a very interesting range of quality-focused wine, encompassing… More »

Jeanne-Marie De champs

Jeanne-Marie De Champs Visits #ProWein 2017

ProWein 2017 is shaping up to be the best wine fair ever – and for the most part, everyone who is anyone in the wine business is planning to be… More »

La Mannella Brunello di Montalcino with Tommaso Cortonesi

Tasting La Mannella Brunello di Montalcino with Tommaso Cortonesi

It was so much fun catching up with Tommaso Cortonesi of La Mannella in Montalcino at the hot new restaurant Blu on Park. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Tommaso… More »

Côtes de Provence Grand Ferrage Rosé

Enjoying Côtes de Provence Grand Ferrage Rosé with Mathilde Chapoutier

It’s always a pleasure to see the “face” behind the wine, especially if the creator of the wine happens to be as vivacious as Mathilde Chapoutier. The wine in question… More »

@DiabloWine

Pairing wine from Casillero del Diablo with Innovative Tacos

Do you like tacos? Maybe the better question would be what kind of tacos do you like more, Jerk Chicken Tacos or Shrimp Tacos with avocado mash? And of course… More »

Dinner in New York with Chris Hall of Long Meadow Ranch

It’s always a pleasure to have the opportunity to visit the Tasting Table test kitchen in SoHo, but the visit is especially welcome when they wine, food, ambience, and Joie… More »

ProWein 2017: Better Than Ever

So this morning I changed my schedule in order to meet with the ProWein team who’ve come to NYC to meet journalists and give us a preview of what ProWein… More »

riesling fritz haag Maximin Grunhaus

Riesling from Maximin Grunhaus and Fritz Haag

So I just received an exciting Riesling shipment which gives me the opportunity to experience different styles, regions, and producers. I was curious to try two Riesling Kabinett wines of… More »

Talking (and Drinking!) Port & Madeira with Bartholomew Broadbent

Very generous and kind of the legendary Bartholomew Broadbent to come downtown to City Winery before traveling home to give a brilliant presentation of both Madeira and Port to an… More »

Kinou Cazes HachemianL of Lynch Bages

Phenomenal Femmes Dinner with Kinou Cazes Hachemian

What a great 4 course dinner with Kinou Cazes Hachemian of Lynch-Bages, a 3rd growth Pauillac estate. The dinner included wine paitimh very successfully organized by the fantastic Marika Vida-Arnold,… More »

sterling

Tasting Notes February 7, 2017

Tasting Sterling Vineyards Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon Great 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon with good concentration of black fruit, zesty acidity, and a long finish. Good quality for the price, with just… More »

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