Tagged "Sparkling"


9 Holiday Champagne Tips From The World's Greatest Sommelier

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Aldo Sohm, the aptly named wine director of Le Bernardin, was the 2008 winner of the “Best Sommelier in the World” award given by the World Sommelier Association. He is the man—and as such, Eat Like a Man's official wine guru. What with New Year's Eve right around the corner, we felt a need to get some Champagne advice from the expert. Continue reading...
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A Match Made in Brooklyn

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Post-holidays, I'd found that my wine cabinet had grown a bit dim. But it only took a hop, skip and a jump onto a Brooklyn-bound L train to solve that problem.

Trekking through the slush on Lorimer Street early last week, I arrived at De Wine Spot with intentions of restoring my wine collection to its former glory. House "sommelier," Cynthia Araiza was on hand to assist in selecting a nice assortment of sparklings and reds. Continue reading...

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A Bone-Dry Cava

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I've finally managed to curate a collection of sparkling wines in my wine cabinet that I'm proud of. I've worked (drank) my way through all of the middle-of-the-line proseccos and sparklers (with help of course), and have avowed myself to being more discerning when selecting sparkling wines. During a recent wine shopping trip, I came across the above bottle of Mercat "brut naturecava from Barcelona.

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Different types of wine

Posted by Ilya Dorfman on

With over 1,300 different wine grapes out there how do you find wines you'll like? Discover similar tasting wines with this chart of almost 200 different types of wine. Organized by style and then flavor, it's easy to see the taste relationships and look for synonymous wines. A great exploratory tool for a wine lover.


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