Discovering Velenosi Wines in NYC

What better way to spend a rainy day in NYC than to discover the sunny, ancient wines of the Le Marche region in Italy.  Angela Velenosi (the woman pictured above)… More »

Fertuna Wine Pairing Dinner at New York’s Mulino a Vino

Have you ever seen a tomato like this before? Sweetly caramelized, this very ripe red tomato, bursting with flavor, was one of the many highlights of the wine pairing dinner in… More »

Meeting George Spiliadis of Cava Spiliadis

Close your eyes for one moment and imagine the beautiful coastlines of the Greek islands. The golden sun is shinning, the water is a sharp bright  blue, and the chalk-white… More »

Fines Bulles: Exploring the Extraordinary Bubbles of Loire For The Holidays …. And Beyond

Now that the holidays are here, it’s time to turn your attention to sparkling wine, yes? We all know about Champagne, Cava, and Prosecco … yet how many times have… More »

A Night in Paradise: Tiberias Rimonim Galei Kinnereth #GoIsrael

  Okay, so if you’re traveling the wine country – or in any other incidence when you are attending a conference or in a remote place for a limited amount… More »

Fun Tapas Party in Israel at Vicky Christina #GoIsrael Tour

  Okay, maybe there’s nothing new about a chef with a tattoo – but have you ever seen a chef with a tattoo all over his face and shaven head? … More »

Visiting Historic #Jaffa on #GoIsrael Tour

“It will be a challenge to tell you the history of Jaffa in forty minutes, but I’ll try,” says our guide at the Jaffa visitor’s center. Jamie is young and… More »

100 years of Freixenet

An incredible evening last night, as it is almost 100 years to the day when the Ferrer family (founders pictured above) first created the now world famous sparkling wine made in… More »

Spain’s Great Match: 30th Anniversary

  The kick off seminar for “Spain’s Great Match” – got off to a great start with a glass of cava (Freixenet Cordon Negro, of course!) and the friendly welcome… More »

Anna de Codorniu #Cava … on “Sparkling Sunday”

Sundays are always a great time to break out the bubbly and enjoy the day (especially with delicious dessert). This past Sunday, we tried Anna de Codorniu Brut, NV and… More »

Cartavi Awards 2013 Journalist Dinner & Afternoon Tasting at Cervantes Institute

  Fabulous to see the effervescent Nuria Ruiz today … it’s been nearly a year since we traveled in Catalonia together and I discovered that Catalonia is its own very… More »

Visiting Produttori del Barbaresco

  So here I am on a sunny day at the Produttori del Barbaresco in this lovely, tiny village. Prior to 1894, Nebbiolo grapes were labeled “Nebbiolo di Barbaresco” yet… More »

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