By popular demand, we've added four exciting summer classes to the Flatiron Wine School calendar! Classes run approximately 90 minutes, include five wines, and cost $50. Classes often sell out, so don't wait to buy your ticket.
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Today, we announce the 2022 German wine vintage with the arrival of Wei-Kü’s very slightly off-dry Feinherb — the easiest-drinking wine in their lineup and one of our favorites. We think you’re going to like the vintage: the locals are calling it a miracle.
Is this a stand-in for López? No, it is not. But it is a distinct expression emerging from the same tradition, one with the kind of personal twist that makes it even more crushable on a hot summer day. And better yet, it costs a fraction of what Lopez sells for. You'll definitely want to try this.
One of the best sources for fine, fascinating white wines is southern Italy; in spite of the unceasing sun and the fierce heat, many winemakers are producing wines of great minerality and elegance. One such estate is I Pentri, named after the ancient tribe that once occupied this area of Campania, a few hours’ drive northeast from Naples.
June at Flatiron NYC brings a Father's Day Port Masterclass, a slew of fantastic and free back-bar tastings, two more Wine School classes, and more.
Olga Raffault's most prestigious wine is their red Chinon from the Les Picasses vineyard, an incredibly long-lived, classic expression of limestone terroir through a Cabernet Franc lens. Their most straight-up joyful wine, on the other hand, is their rosé. 2022 was a perfect vintage for this wine. It's straight-up yummy and you don't need to spend a bunch of time thinking about the wine to enjoy it: it offers plenty of simple pleasures in fruit and freshness.
The story behind how a skin-contact white wine made by a nuns in an unknown region a couple of hours north of Rome become one of the most-sought after wines in the natural wine sphere.
They say "don't judge a book by its cover," but in this case, honestly, go ahead. It's a beautiful, hand-drawn label on a beautiful, handmade wine. Looking for a wine that is as bright and complex but as coherent as the image? This is your wine.
Hiroshima-born garagiste Osamu Uchida makes super-limited, elegant Bordeaux in tiny quantities, in a style that nods to the modern natural wine movement without straying from Bordeaux classicism. We offer two of his wines here.
The way that wine lovers revere Pinot Noir from Burgundy, you’d think that grape was found only there and nowhere else in all of France. If Burgundy is home to Pinot Noir’s Greatest Hits, there are thrilling and largely undiscovered B-sides in regions further afield, and we’re incredibly pleased to share one of our newest findings with you today.
Luigi Tecce’s Satyricon 2020 saunters into the lucky drinker’s consciousness like Javier Bardem in a supporting role, its spicy, subtly tense frame containing a midpalate springloaded with fruit and supple tannin that’s just a tiny bit gruff, like five-day stubble on an astronaut after a trip through orbit.