New Yorkers love a drink. And being an open-minded bunch, they embrace dives, wine bars, and cocktail joints in equal measure, meaning you won’t go wrong when looking for a place to knock back a few. Read on for our picks for some of the best places to drink in NYC. Courtesy Bar at Baccarat … Continue reading 21 Best Bars in New York City
Museum Tavern is a stately new dining room that combines all the charm and nostalgia of a classic New York styled bar with a menu of old faves refreshed in their execution. Co-owners and brothers Kyle and Glen Kristenbrun have deep roots in the Toronto restaurant scene – their father opened the El Mocombo and Bistro 99 0, amongst … Continue reading Museum Tavern
For those of us who enjoy a little fun and folly, here are several intriguing games all centered around the topic of wine. Trivia Wine Wars: Wine Wars covers the gamut, with categories including, “Vine to Vino” (viticulture and vinification), the “Wine Cellar” (buying, storing and tasting), and Cork Culture (wineries, business and art). Questions like “Which … Continue reading Time To Play Some Wine Games
While many people believe Pinot Grigio originated in Italy, it was actually born in France where it is known as “Pinot Gris”. Unlike most white wine grapes where the skin is tones of green, Pinot Grigio actually has a blueish-grey colour skin, making it look more like a red wine grape (“gris”=grey in french)! Since … Continue reading Pinot Grigio
Guys — it’s June! If you can believe it, the summer is already here. With the summer comes outdoor drinking, summer Fridays, and a host of other opportunities to make your destiny and your drink of choice coincide. Read on for a personalized drink pairing for your June horoscope. Bottoms up! GEMINI Clear a path — … Continue reading Here’s Your Drink Pairing For Your June Horoscope
OLD VINES ZINFANDEL. RESERVE NOW! It seems like only yesterday I was strolling through the sun-soaked vineyards of Napa Valley, admiring the sun setting over the California landscape with a glass of Old Vines Red Zinfandel held delicately between two fingers. I stopped to admire the 90 year old vines that stood gnarled, thick and … Continue reading Old Vines Zinfandel. 2017 Limited Release Limited Supply Wine.
VIEUX CHATEAU DU ROI. RESERVE NOW! “Old Castle Of the Kings”—that’s the English translation of one of the most popular red blends in Wine Butler’s history: Vieux Château Du Roi. Made in the style of a Châteauneuf-Du-Pape (the world-famous premium red blend from Southern France) this smooth, medium-bodied red has soft fruit flavours and just … Continue reading February – Vieux Chateau Du Roi. 2017 Limited Release Limited Supply Wine.
Veneto Pinot Grigio. RESERVE NOW! As the weather starts to warm up, many of us will naturally trade in our reds for some fresh whites and there’s no better pairing for warmer weather than a Pinot Grigio. This light, refreshing wine was born in Italy and is incredibly food-friendly. Classically paired with fish, chicken, and … Continue reading April – Veneto Style Pinot Grigio. 2017 Limited Release Limited Supply Wine.
00 From: Marge Perry and David Bonom Total Time: 25 Mins Ingredients: 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons water 1/2 cup dried tart cherries 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 (6-ounce) boneless duck breast halves, skinned 1/4 cup chopped shallots 1 garlic … Continue reading Duck Breasts With Pinot Noir And Cherry Sauce