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Trefethen Family Vineyards 2013 Dry Riesling

Trefethen Family Vineyards 2013 Dry Riesling

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Starfield Vineyards 2012 Cuvée À Gauche Red Blend

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

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” »



Andrew Murray 2012 Espérance

Andrew Murray 2012 Espérance

Price: $25

Rating: 14.5/20 Continue reading “Andrew Murray Vineyards 2012 Espérance Red Blend” »



Monte Xanic 2010 Viña Kristel Sauvignon Blanc

Monte Xanic 2010 Viña Kristel Sauvignon Blanc

Price: $15

Rating: 13.5/20

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The Atlantic City waterfront from the sea

The Atlantic City waterfront from the sea


Haute Cuisine by the Sea

by Patricia Mack


This year, three culinary superstars will host the 6th annual Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival, which runs from July 25 to 27. Martha Stewart will join chef Robert Irvine of Restaurant: Impossible and chef Marcus Samuelsson at the popular seaside celebration, which features a wide array of food and wine from local and international chefs, as well as spectacular events such as the Grand Market, an outdoor grand tasting event right in the heart of Bally’s Brighton Park.

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Ruhlmann Crémant d'Alsace Brut

Ruhlmann Crémant d’Alsace Brut

Price: $21

Rating: 13.5/20

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Virginia Marie Lambrix 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir


Price: $20

Rating: 14/20

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Quinta Dos Murças winery in northern Portugal

Quinta Dos Murças winery in northern Portugal


Price: $40

Rating: 14/20

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The History of America’s Craft Beer Revolution

By Tom Acitelli

(Chicago Review Press, 2013)

The Audacity of Hops by Tom Acitelli


Craft beer has come incredibly far in just a few decades. As Tom Acitelli describes it in The Audacity of Hops, the history of craft brewing in America is nothing short of revolutionary! From just under 100 U.S. breweries in 1980, there are now nearly 3,000. This explosive growth unfolded largely as a consumer reaction against the mass production of bland beer by big breweries.

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