Archive | September 2013

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A Wine Riot in NYC!

This past weekend Vino & Vintage took New York! The reason? Wine Riot NYC 2013, of course. The 2-day event kicked off on Friday evening, September 20th, and took place at 69th Regiment Armory in Manhattan.  We made it over on Saturday for one of the two sessions available, 1pm-5pm or 7pm-11pm.  Tickets sold for […]

A Philly FEASTival!

On Thursday, September 12th, we were fortunate enough to check out the 2013 Philly FEASTVIAL for FringeArts presented by Audi, and Philadelphia Magazine/Foobooz.  Pier 9, on the Delaware River Waterfront, was transformed to an almost club-like experience of endless food and cocktails, complete with funky lighting and live performances. It was an epic night that brought together […]

A Couple of Chilean Carménères

This week we are feeling the Fall weather – and loving it!  Autumn is around the corner. You know what that means, right? It’s everyone’s favorite season…HARVEST season!  In celebration we toasted with some affordable and tasty Carménère wines from Chile. Cheers! Winemaker’s Notes:  This Carménère features a deep purple red colour, intense red berry aromas […]

Battle of the Burger!

On Friday, September 6th, we attended the 2013 first annual Battle of the Burger. The event took place at The Piazza at Schmidt’s in Northern Liberties and was presented by Philadelphia Magazine and Amstel Light. After the public voted online all Summer for their favorite burgers from 100 local restaurants, the top 25 (actually 23) […]

Mud House Summer Wines

Last week we said our goodbyes to Summer with some fabulous Mud House Wines thanks to Pasternak Wine Imports. Always the best! Check out these amazing, award-winning, and VERY affordable varieties… Winemaker’s Notes: Displaying lifted aromas of honeysuckle and citrus with a delicate floral background this is a perfectly balanced Riesling with fine minerality, structure […]

Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival 2013

On Sunday, August 25th 2013, we attended the 3rd annual L.A. Food and Wine Fest. Even better, we attended the Lexus Grand Tasting at the festival! Last year we attended a few of the events and seminars which were held at the J.W. Marriott Hotel at L.A. Live. To read our review of our experience at […]