Posts Written OnJanuary 09, 2007

New York Cork Club: January Selections


Have you signed up for the New York Cork Club yet? If not, you should think about it — either for yourself or for a friend or family member. It’s a unique opportunity to taste the best wines of New York State (not just Long Island folks!) as selected by your favorite NY wine guru. That’s right…me! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been a member of a couple wine clubs in my day and there are two things that you just don’t see in wine clubs very often — sparkling wine and dessert wine. Well this month’s New…

The Jets Didn’t Get to the Super Bowl, But You Can Buy Gary’s Cup


His special, fancy, better-then-Riedel crystal wine-tasting cup that is. I’ve long been a fan of Gary Vaynerchuk’s Wine Library TV. He clearly knows his wine, but he’s not the stuffy, snobby kind of wine lover that I hate. Those types of people ruin wine for the rest of us. Gary wants to bring wine to the masses by making it approachable, fun and not so damn serious. His latest edition illustrates this nicely, as he tosses aside his usual wine glasses and instead uses a vintage (1990) Simpson’s plastic cup from Burger King. This episode is also your last chance…