What do you think about canned-wines?

Canned-Wines are definetely a tendency in the wine industry, what do you think about them? On the one hand I have found a group of winelovers that support the idea of using aluminum instead of glass bottles as is better for the environment. I have also found that locally,  in New York including the Hudson…

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Are you a wine-clinking enthusiast?

Are you a wine-clinking enthusiast? Are you the one that goes clinking around the table to all the diners? I have to admit I like to clink! It’s a tradition to say ‘Cheers’ and then try to reach all the diners in the table to share the moment even those who are in the corner.…

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How to ‘properly’ hold a wineglass?

Español vea aquí When I first started holding a wine glass I have to admit, I used to grab it from the chalice.  Moreover, I didn’t know it existed a ‘proper’ way to hold a wine glass. Learn from my experience: The correct way to drink a glass of wine is from the stem or…

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Brunello di Montalcino

(Español vea abajo) Brunello Di Montalcino is one of my favorite Italian wines. Is made with 100% Sangiovese Grosso grape 🍇 . According to the ‘Wine Bible’ the altitude and climate of the Montalcino region has provided an area where Sangiovese ripens more fully and consistently than anywhere else in Tuscany. These factors contribute to…

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NYC Wine Bars: AYZA

Ayza Wine and Chocolate bar has two locations in New York City. Whether in Midtown or the West Village, Ayza Wine and Chocolate Bar has a meaningful selection of particular wines.  Their selection of Sparkling, Roses and Whites is very limited but they have a great international selection of Reds. However, their most suculent menu item if…

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