Daily Archives: October 19, 2022

Turning Tables: Maialino Reopens at New Manhattan Location

On Oct. 18, Danny Meyer and his Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) revived their Roman-Italian restaurant, Maialino, at the Redbury Hotel in New York, adding another new hot spot to Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood. USHG closed Maialino’s original Gramercy Park Hotel location—a Wine Spectator Restaurant Award winner—in 2020 at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic (though it retained its sister location …

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Daily Wine News: Loire Love

(Photo credit: Unsplash) Eric Asimov explores the beauty of Loire Valley reds in the New York Times. “Natural wine lovers know the Loire as having spawned many excellent producers in the early days of the movement. Some of them…have become cult labels, highly coveted and ultraexpensive. But for the most part, the Loire plods along, producing a wide selection of …

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Barbaresco: panel tasting results

Stephen Brook, Michelle Cherutti-Kowal MW and Aldo Fiordelli tasted 87 wines, with 2 Outstanding and 44 Highly recommended. Barbaresco panel tasting scores 87 wines tasted Exceptional 0 Outstanding 2 Highly recommended 44 Recommended 39 Commended 2 Fair 0 Poor 0 Entry criteria: producers and UK agents were invited to submit village or MGA-level Barbarescos, with a maximum of two wines …

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Finding the “Hidden” Rhône for NVWA

(image: NVWA) You Rhône fans out there might be interested in my latest piece for Napa Valley Wine Academy (and one of the several reasons that I am deplorably behind on all of my other coverage here at 1WD): a closer glance at some of the more intriguing Villages added to NVWA’s Côtes du Rhône online wine course, titled Finding …

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Wine & Global Weirding, Canadian Wine and New Regions with Brian Freedman

Introduction As a wine lover, what can you do to help mitigate the impact of climate change? Why do many experts consider the phrase “global warming” a big marketing mistake? How is climate change pushing the boundaries of where great wine comes from? In this episode of the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast, I’m interviewing Brian Freedman, wine and spirits educator and …

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Wine to 5: Christian Seely, MD of AXA Millésimes

Christian Seely is MD of the AXA Millésimes group of vineyards, which includes prestigious properties in Bordeaux, Burgundy, Hungary, Portugal, Napa and Sonoma. He is also president of négociant Compagnie Médocaine des Grands Crus, also part of AXA Millésimes. Seely is also part-owner of Quinta da Romaneira in the Douro and co-founder and joint-owner of English sparkling wine producer Coates …

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Three Brooms Riesling Marlborough Single Vineyard 2018 $15 (92 points)

Intense and fragrant, this distinctive white offers an appealing whiff of lanolin up front, giving way to a laser beam of fresh, vibrant acidity, highlighting makrut lime leaf, lemon curd and ripe pear flavors. Ends with a touch of dried apricot flavors on the mouthwatering finish. Drink now. 3,000 cases made, 3,000 cases imported. Source : 0fc32f6e2355ff061b7cd3d60478fe92

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