Posts Written OnOctober 01, 2012

I received this invite this afternoon and thought it was more than interesting enough to post here. I have very little experience with mead, but after reading a bit about Enlightment Wines, I’m intrigued by the wild ferments, local ingredients and interesting flavor combinations. The event is this Thursday, October 4 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It’s a one-night-only pop up mead bar that will feature “some very limited edition esoteric wines” described as “locally sourced bone dry fruit wines and limited edition infused meads.” Enlightenment Wines Pop-Up Thursday, October 4 7 p.m. – 12 midnight 254 South 2nd Street  Williamsburg, NY 11211 Menu:…

Icy Amy

I’m not 100% convinced that Amy Zavatto is a real person, so if you’ve met her, please vouch for her. Though Amy splits her time between New York City and Shelter Island (where she grew up), we have yet to meet in person. She’s a ghost or perhaps a figment of New York wine’s collective imagination, writing about Long Island and Finger Lakes wines  as part of her writing for a variety of outlets, including Imbibe, Edible Manhattan, Wynn Magazine, Foxnews.com. Her work has also appeared in Details, More, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Food & Wine. She is the author ofThe Complete Idiot’s Guide to Bartending, Eat NY, and co-author of The Renaissance…