I had the 2009 Merlot at the Canandaigua Culinary Center just after the holidays. This is a wonderful, medium bodied dry red. A lovely, elegant wine, with lovely dark raspberries and plum up front with good acidity, and nice tannins. The fruit lasted a long, long time. A lovely, lovely wine.
This is a lovely rose made from merlot grapes. Light pink wine, this wine was bright with strawberry and light cherry with hints of lime. The bright acidity keep the light fruits zesty and fun. A nice …
New York City has long been one of the main crossroads of wine in the world. It's denizens have been drinking imported wines since the colonies were first founded...that's almost 400 years of mported wines. But New York state has been making making wine for centures. And it's been making great wine for decades!
New York offers a variety of wines from fine Sauvignon Blancs…
Japanese Culinary Center
On 45th St (2nd & 3rd Aves)
Monday, March 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Register : $ 40/person
The Japanese Culinary Center not only sells dishware and kitchen tools for culinary professionals, but it also has a test kitchen and offers classes to broaden exposure and appreciation forand ingredients. The last two classes offered were on Japanese micro brewed beers and how to make maki (roll) sushi.
- It was an eventful weekend this past weekend, with me and Mrs. Wino attending the Rendezvous with Riesling event at the New York Wine & Culinary Center ( NYWCC) in Canandaigua on Friday night, which showcased Rieslings from over 30 New York wineries. My goal at this event was to try and get an idea of how the ‘08 Finger Lakes Rieslings were shaping up, but there were only six ‘08's there and many of them were recently bottled and still suffering from some "bottle …
…d'oeuvres will be on hand, courtesy of the& Culinary Center.
Additionally, throughout the month of March, free tastings of New York wines will be available at the city's finest wine retailers, including Bottlerocket , Flatiron Wine , Wine , , Waterfront Wines, and & , among others. Get all the details on the calendar of events .
Drink up, New York…
The Wine Symposium of the Finger Lakes will take place in the Scandling Campus Center, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, N.Y. More information about the event, including sponsorship and registration, is online: www.winesymposiumfingerlakes.com.
An attempted French invasion, spurred on by the staff at The Onion, America's Finest News Source, of the New York Wine Culinary Center was repelled over the weekend in upstate New York. Like the Kamakazi winds that the ancient Japanese believed protected their islands from invasion, a massive gust of common sense blew through upstate New York last night, and smote the vile French occupiers that had temporarily squatted at the Culinary Center. Like the French of the mid-1700s, …
Asked what had happened to "Taste of New York" Culinary Center officials blamed the competition: "There are too many local restaurants here. Good ones, serving quality food, like Suzanne's and Red Newt Bistro. We even served free peanuts and pretzels at the bar, but it didn't do it."
…Finger Lakes visits also involve great local foods at the New York Wine & Culinary Center and several food-focused wineries like Heron Hill, Knapp, Red Newt, Sheldrake Point, and Wagner Vineyards--topped off with a visit to the awesome Finger Lakes Distillers operation of Brian MacKenzie and Thomas MacKenzie (not related!)
The tables turn on March 9-12, when represenatives from the participating wineries descend on New York City for a series of in-store tastings, …
Director, International Wine Center, New York, New York
Columnist, Albany Times Union, Albany, New York
Direct Wine Marketing Brand Champion, Napa, California
Anna Katharine Mansfield, Ph.D