Posts tagged "Brooklyn"
Classic Barolo Diner @ Aurora

Classic Barolo Diner @ Aurora

Okay, so first off, it’s not all Barolo.  Mostly.  But it’s all classic.  I love the Nebbiolo grape.  More than most.  Maybe most of all.  So there is that in common here.  Basically, I planned an impromptu dinner with some wine loving friends, and we had a great night, with great wine, great food, and...
A Visit to Red Hook Winery

A Visit to Red Hook Winery

After an initial hit and run on Red Hook Winery, I went back for a more in depth tasting and tour this past weekend.  I had been intrigued by a couple of their white wines, well they were more orange actually, so we revisited and spent some quality time.  Love the location down on the...
Red Hook Winery:  Whole Cluster Press Cab Franc & Orange Chardonnay?

Red Hook Winery: Whole Cluster Press Cab Franc & Orange Chardonnay?

I am not really sure what to make of some of the wines from Brooklyn based Red Hook Winery, but a good friend brought a bottle of their Whole Cluster Press Cab Franc over for a recent BBQ and I was intrigued by its unique color and aromas, so I swung by the Red Hook...
Sean Thackrey @ St. Anselm

Sean Thackrey @ St. Anselm

Sean Thackrey is America’s coolest wine maker.  Now there are a bunch of wine personalities out there, but Sean is the coolest and most interesting, and his wines are insane and different, yet totally likeable and delicious.  They are different most especially in that they reach a place of interest that few other wines do...
Vinegar Hill House Restaurant, Brooklyn.

Vinegar Hill House Restaurant, Brooklyn.

There is no doubt that autumn is beginning to creep up on us here in New York City.  With the cooler temperatures and shorter days comes the urge for heartier fare and wines to go along with comforting food.  I had been dying to try Vinegar Hill House restaurant in the tiny Vinegar Hill area...
Montevertine 2004 Sangiovese at Diner Restaurant, Williamsburg

Montevertine 2004 Sangiovese at Diner Restaurant, Williamsburg

My good friend and fellow wine lover Vanessa was in town from London this week and she came out to visit us in Williamsburg and see our son Wylie.  After he went to bed, Vanessa and I went around the corner to Diner, (which quintessentially represents the neighborhood I think), as I wanted Van to...