Featured: The Cat's Out of the Baga!

Featured: The Cat's Out of the Baga!

Now, there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of “Baga” or at least haven’t looked into the grape too much. We hope today changes that for you. Wine lovers are likely to compare Baga to Pinot Noir or Nebbiolo, especially when they struggle to describe its singularity and unique charms.
Joshua Cohen
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The Story Behind Vouette et Sorbee

The Story Behind Vouette et Sorbee

You can read the entire story behind this icon of Biodynamic Viticulture HERE on our main blog. The story is fascinating and it gives the already fascinating and expressive wines an enriching context.
Maggie Scudder
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FEATURED: Sec Symbole with Depth

FEATURED: Sec Symbole with Depth

Occasionally, when we are tasting wines, something miraculous happens. A ripple of excitement moves through the shop. It starts with mutters of “Oh. This is good.” Then it grows into glasses being passed around. Second pours. We all seem to realize at once: This is good. Such was the case when we tasted Sec Symbole. It is really good.
Maggie Scudder
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Staff Picks: 2020 Valentine's Day Wines

Staff Picks: 2020 Valentine's Day Wines

We've gathered together to celebrate the happy union of you...and wine! Forgive the Valentine's Day-isms. Whether you have someone special this season or not, we have to suggest some truly lovable wines. 
Maggie Scudder
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Coming Up: Ft. Valentine's Day!

Coming Up: Ft. Valentine's Day!

It's looking like rain all week, here in NYC. So, we have some excitement planned to brighten up your Valentine's day.
Maggie Scudder
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FEATURED: Vadespino's Sherry Shines Against Champagne

FEATURED: Vadespino's Sherry Shines Against Champagne

Sometimes, when I’m feeling especially bold, I’ll tell people that Sherry is like Champagne. (notably, without the bubbles.) No matter how true this statement is, it still elicits a reaction somewhere between confusion and outright disbelief. 
Clara Dalzell
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Coming Up: February 3rd-9th

Coming Up: February 3rd-9th

Perhaps most exciting this week is that we have teamed up with the Godiva Cafe (just two doors down in the Flatiron) for a sweet little pairing event. Chocolate and Wine, together after all this time!

 

Maggie Scudder
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Buy Asimov's 20 Under $20, here and now!

Buy Asimov's 20 Under $20, here and now!

Eric Asimov of the New York Times has released his highly anticipated 20 Under $20. This time, it's all reds! Check out the list of our offerings, in full, with tasting notes in this blog post! 

Happy Drinking!

Valerie Pimpinelli
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Our Kickass Super Bowl Pairings are HERE

Our Kickass Super Bowl Pairings are HERE

If we’re going to drink wine while watching the game (or just the halftime show), why not choose wines to pair with the most popular game day food

Classic Super Bowl spreads are the greatest hits of American comfort and fast food. It’s Thanksgiving for snacks: pizza, chicken wings, nachos, chili dogs and pretzels. 

With all that in mind click here for our fun picks to pair with your Super Bowl Sunday spread

Maggie Scudder
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FEATURED: Xavier Weisskopf's Killer Chenin, Negrette 2017

FEATURED: Xavier Weisskopf's Killer Chenin, Negrette 2017

The aim here is terroir transparency.

Xavier sets out to highlight what many producers proved, over difficult decades: the reputation of Montlouis as individual and essential.

JR Thomason
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It's Here! Our COMPLETE Guide to the Northern Rhone!

It's Here! Our COMPLETE Guide to the Northern Rhone!

How to use this guide

1. Read the previews of each blog post.

2. Click the title links to read the entire post. 

3. Become an expert in the Northern Rhone. 

4. Follow the links in each post to purchase some NR wines. 

5. Become a lover of the Northern Rhone.

(It's that easy!)

Maggie Scudder
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Riesling + Chinese Food = The Dream Pairing

Riesling + Chinese Food = The Dream Pairing

From novice wine drinkers to the winemaker of Selbach-Oster herself, Hannah, there's a lot of love for Riesling and Chinese food. We all agree that Riesling doesn't have to be complicated. It's simply great wine. And you can enjoy it simply, with some takeout on a week night.
Maggie Scudder
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