Vintage Piper-Heidsieck ChampagneBy: - Nov 24th, 2014
a 20 year Anniversary tasting honoring Chef de Caves, Regis Camus
Morellino di Scansano Is Also fromTuscanyBy: - Nov 17th, 2014
If you like the Sangiovese grape, think Chianti, then you will Love Morellino di Scansano
Ersatz Burrito in WilliamstownBy: - Nov 10th, 2014
A quick burrito at Tony's Sombrero before a movie in Williamstown seemed like a great idea. Wrong. What an utter disaster. Particularly returning from several weeks of authentic Mexican food in the Southwest.
Exploring the DimensionsBy: - Nov 03rd, 2014
Barollo, a new style of Italian wines is coming to America. According to Marco Barollo, ‘Wine is an alchemic formula. A magic masterpiece that changes the wine, and it is never the same from one year to another. For this reason, every year we find ourselves forced to make brave decisions and invest carefully and only choose those techniques that are proven to help us to give our wine its originality and character’.
Quality Comfort and PriceBy: - Oct 07th, 2014
For an ample, fresh, cheap meal Country Buffet in the Pittsfield Mall is an enticing option. The Pit Bulls differed in their responses. In general you get what you pay for.
Education Enhances the ExperienceBy: - Oct 06th, 2014
In the Berkshires my Saturday wine destination is Spirited in Lenox. Also check out Kelly's Package Store in Dalton and Nejaime's in both Lenox and Stockbridge. They will help you know more about wine through tastings.
Italian Style Is a MouthfulBy: - Oct 05th, 2014
Elegant style, trendy packaging is what Gianni Martini and Canti Prosecco is about. We had the good fortune to dine with Gianni Martini, President of Frotelli Martini Secondo Luigi S.p.A. (that’s a mouthful) at the trendy and chic Robert DiNero owned Tribeca restaurant, Locanda Verde.
From the Coast of ChileBy: - Sep 29th, 2014
Winemaker Alejandro Galaz produces wines from Chile's coastline
September 6th & 7thBy: - Sep 06th, 2014
Wine, food and fun this weekend at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. This is the 13th year of the event, which features wines from New York state. At last count, over fifty vineyards will be represented at the festival. The events main focus is to highlight the wonderful wineries that are found in the Hudson Valley and all over New York state.
Beer Tasting and Concert on August 15By: - Aug 13th, 2014
On August 15 conductor Stephane Deneve will lead a Beethoven and Prokofiev program featuring pianist and soloist Emanual Ax, followed by mezzo-soprano Elena Manistina. Starting at 5:30, prior to the concert, there will be a tasting of regional microbreweries and snacks.