Tastings This Week

2011 Loire + Rose Champagne

Christophe Mignon has 6.3 hectares of vines located in the villages of Festigny and Le Breuil in the Valle de La Marne. His approach, known as the "Mignon Method" incorporates different elements of Biodynamics, Phytotherapy, Homeopathy and Geobiology, and he works only with Pinot Meunuier, the "underdog" variety of Champagne. The Rose, a sanguine, yet graceful blend of 2 recent vintages is bone dry, tart and mineral, a savage beauty that should not be missed. Read More »

Wines to Welcome Spring!

What does one drink to usher in the spring?Swiss cider to start! Done in the classic Normandy style using the choicest heirloom varieties of apple, it's ever so pretty, clean, delicate and bright. Read More »

Sunday Spirits: Brooklyn Gin

Hand-crafted just across the river using only fresh lemon peels and hand-cracked juniper.  It is one of the freshest and most uncomplicated, easy-sipping American gins.  A perfect little nod to welcoming warmer and longer days. Cheers! Read More »