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July 2011

Decade of Women?

The next 10 years or so is going to be the “Decade of Women.” Sound unlikely? Well that’s the unsolicited opinion of a highly successful foodservice entrepreneur, a male entrepreneur I might add.

Riesling: More Than Your Grandma’s Sweet Wine

With the many intricacies that Riesling has to offer, calling it merely a summer wine is almost a slap in the face. But with recent consumer awareness and the backing of the sommelier community, it is a wine you cannot neglect on this summer’s selections.

Pinot Grigio Hits The Right Notes

.cocktails p { color: #6E9036; font: 15px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; } What’s the difference between Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio, besides one being French and one being Italian?Ed King knows the answer, and he’s neither French nor Italian.

Greater Purpose Wines Aims to Make a Difference in the World

The grandchildren of the famous Julio Gallo grew up working in vineyards for much of their youth, picking grapes during harvest every year and living immersed in wine culture.Now Ashley and Austin Coleman have launched Greater Purpose Wines (in November 2010), whose mission is to not only create delicious, approachable wine, but just as importantly, to make a difference in the world around them.

No Experience Needed: Cafeina Thrives in Miami

Most people would say it couldn’t be done but Ivette Naranjo proved them wrong when she opened Cafeina in Miami 18 months ago with no restaurant experience, and is now operating a successful business.

Dean Poll: A New York Restaurateur At The Center Of It All

Dean Poll determinedly runs a tight ship at the Boathouse, the famous fine-dining restaurant set amid the bucolic surroundings of New York’s Central Park.The iconic restaurant and banquet facility, which boasts outdoor dining along with unrivaled views of the lake in Central Park, has been the setting for myriad weddings big and small, has served as the backdrop for many a movie filmed on location in New York City, and has catered to the needs of locals and tourists alike looking to experience high-end dining in the most picturesque location the city has to offer.