October 25, 2016


Wine expert Mark Oldman gave a presentation based on his recent book, How to Drink like a Billionaire, as a guest speaker at the 92nd Street YMCA on last week. Mark began the presentation with a demonstration on sabering prosecco, and maintained the fun atmosphere thr...

February 24, 2015

Long Island Wineries are up and coming, and although you may not yet have heard of them, names like Jamesport, Macari and Martha Clara will soon be household names like their Californian cousins. 


For a Norwegian from rural Norway, wine wa...

December 21, 2014


My presentation La Vigilia: Italian Christmas Food Traditions at the Italian American Museum would not have been complete without the generous donations of wine from retailers in Queens and Brooklyn and the wine pairing by Rob Cittadino from Vinvino Wine Co.


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December 2, 2014

Holiday Events this Month that involve Meat and are also great places to meet for a great Holiday get together!


1. Ted the Butcher--Whole Hog Butchery Demo

We had so much fun watching Ted Nigro (Ted the Butcher) cut up a whole hog at Brother Jimmy's recently. Our host a...

June 23, 2014

Next door to the famous DiPalo Selects is Sam DiPalo’s Enoteca DiPalo, a quaint wine shop that houses an immense selection of regional Italian wines. I had the pleasure of attending an exclusive wine tasting earlier this month sampling the best from Andrea Formilli Fen...

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