2011 Brunello di Montalcino 4-Star Vintage

2011 Brunello di Montalcino 4-Star Vintage A recent press event in Manhattan celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Consorzio del Vino Brunello featured more than 40 prominent wineries from Montalcino. They showed their 2011 Brunello di Montalcino, along with their … Continue reading

The Rum Authority Tasting

The Rum Authority Tasting At a sit-down tasting/ seminar at Keens Steakhouse in New York City, led by spirit authority Paul Pacult, I had the opportunity to learn about and taste 11 stunning rums. My tasting notes and comments follow: … Continue reading

San Francisco International Wine Competition Double Gold Medal Winners

San Francisco International Wine Competition Double Gold Medal Winners At a press event featuring the “Best of the Best” Double Gold Medal Winners in wine, I had the opportunity to taste many of winning wines. Here is a partial list … Continue reading