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Portalupi 2012 Old Vine Zinfandel

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The bar at L’Apicio restaurant in New York City


Chill Out with a Refreshing Italian Red


by Michelle Kwan


Move over rosé: there’s a new chilled summer wine on the market. Fichimori is a stunning new red, predominantly comprised of Negroamaro grapes, which are native to certain parts of Italy but rarely used in international winemaking. Finished off with just a splash of Syrah, this chilled red blend from the Puglia region could prove to be a sweet Southern Italian alternative to bottles of the pink stuff.

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  • pinitbutton Artesa Vineyards & Winery 2012 Estate Reserve Pinot Noir   Wine of the Week
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Artesa Vineyards & Winery 2012 Estate Reserve Pinot Noir

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O. Fournier 2008 Alfa Crux Malbec

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Truett Hurst 2013 Salmon Run Zinfandel Rosé

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Rotenberg Village near Stuttgart


A Toast to Wine and Food in Southern Germany

by John and Sandra Nowlan


When people think German wine, they think Riesling. But the sun-soaked hillsides of central Germany produce an astonishing variety of grapes that are carefully turned into flavorful wines. And while German staples like Riesling (the easiest to find in American stores) are plentiful, we discovered several lesser-known, quality wines with a fresh, fruity acidity that could very well become hits on the other side of the Atlantic, too.

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House of Dow’s 2011 Vale do Bomfim Douro DOC Red Blend

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Trefethen Family Vineyards 2013 Dry Riesling

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Starfield Vineyards 2012 Cuvée À Gauche Red Blend

Price: $55

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La Nuit en Rosé

on July 29th, 2014
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Guests sampling wines at La Nuit en Rosé in New York City


An Emerging New York City Summer Tradition


by Michelle Kwan


While heavy rainclouds threatened to dampen the debut of La Nuit en Rosé onboard the Hornblower Hybrid Yacht, calmer winds eventually prevailed. Continue reading “La Nuit en Rosé” »



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