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Unconventional Conventions

Tradeshows are evolving fast in this new online era and here is a preview of some of the frontrunners for the new format.

September 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Build a Great Home Bar: Step by Step – part 1

Steps: Recipes! MARTINI – Build in Stirring Pitcher – Add 2.50oz Gin [or if you insist, Vodka]  – Add 0.50oz Dry Vermouth [don’t skip this!] – Add 2-3 dashes Orange … Continue reading

September 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

9 Tips on how Wine People Buy Wine

1. We don’t buy $2 wine, ever (you know the one) Just. Don’t. And. Never. Look. Back. It’s. Over. It’s. Ooooooovvvaaa. Sorry to say, but $2 wine is undrinkable because … Continue reading

June 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Vetri Wine Club

“Saying I like Barolo is like saying I like red wine. It is much too broad a statement for such a varied spectrum of processes and quality. You have to … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Eats HV Resto Week

It is that special time of the year again, when the best of Hudson Valley restaurants come together to open their doors to locals and travelers alike, with the promise … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Daytripper: Philly

Philadelphia, like its sister city Paris, is best in the spring. We are nearing the end of the season so get to it while the weather is comfortable, the flowers … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oak Aged Coffee, Oh My!

This year at the Coffee Fest NYC show I started feeling a like I was going through the motions. It was great to see all my familiar friends and colleagues … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Restaurant Week in the Hudson Valley

Monday, March 11 marks the beginning of Hudson Valley’s Restaurant Week lasting through March 24th. The event was kicked off on Tuesday Feb. 19th with a tasting event at CIA … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Port Chester Crawl

Just outside Manhattan between the Bronx and Connecticut lies the under-talked about Port Chester, the “food capitol of Westchester”. A mile long stretch of restaurants of every category with a … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

America’s Wine Cradle

We’re all familiar with the great wines being produced in Napa and Sonoma, but most people forget (or perhaps never knew) the birthplace of American wine making: the Hudson Valley. … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 1 Comment