White Wine by Jeff Jensen and Mike DeSimone launch in New York

I had the pleasure of joining the Taub Family Selections for lunch on a lovely day in May. We toasted the book launch of White Wine by Jeff Jensen and Mike DeSimone at the Manhatta Rooftop.

White Wine: The Comprehensive Guide to the 50 Essential Varieties & Styles is the latest book release from authors, journalists, and educators Jeff Jenssen and Jeff Jenssen who discussed their book and shared some fantastic pairings over a seasonally inspired luncheon. I had the pleasure to call Jeff and Mike maestros, as the Spanish word for “teachers” since they have been Wine Educators in more than one wine-tasting seminar I have joined through the years to learn about Prosecco or Cava, for instance.

White Wines over breathtaking Lower-Manhattan Views

Naturally, joining them at the launch of their sixth book was a pleasure. On top of that, we enjoyed some of the wines featured throughout White Wine from the Taub Family portfolio, such as 

Bottega Gold Prosecco DOC NV

Recanati Upper Galilee Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Bottega Vinaia Pinot Grigio 2022

(1)Infiné 1939 Pinot Grigio Trentino DOC 2019

(2) Fontanafredda Pradalupo Roero Arneis DOCG 2021

(3) Saget La Perrière “La Perrière Mégalithe” Sancerre 2018

(4) Wakefield Estate Riesling 2022

(5) Planeta Eruzione 1614 Carricante, Sicilia DOC 2018

(6) Domaine Colombo Saint-Peray “La Belle De Mai” 2021

(7) Los Vascos Chardonnay 2022

(8) Trimbach “Frédéric Émile” Riesling 2014

(9) Yealands Estate Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2021

(10) Saracina ‘’Unoaked’’ Chardonnay 2021

(11) Bodegas Salentein Reserve Chardonnay 2021

(12) S.A. Prüm Wehlen Sonnenuhr Riesling Dry Grosse Gewächs 2015

Delicious pairings, joyful moments, and unique and special vintages made this event a truly memorable experience with breathtaking views of Lower Manhattan. We also toasted Jeff and Mike’s truly inspiring wedding anniversary. This power couple has managed to work, travel and live together through a solid marriage is truly a blessing to see.

White Wine: The Comprehensive Guide to the 50 Essential Varieties & Styles

White Wine is the companion to their first book, Red Wine, which spans the globe covering the most coveted white varieties, delving into the histories and critical regions for each and winemakers crafting standout expressions. I have been digging and enjoying their pages where we can discover cheerful bargains to worthy splurges. In addition, the authors suggest that practicing with a recommended bottle of white wine can make the experience of transforming knowledge into an adventure more enjoyable.

White Wine by Jeff Jensen and Mike DeSimone is a must-read wine book for the summer and beyond. The book is available on Amazon, and the White Wines from Taub Family Selections are widely available through Total Wines and Wine.com

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