When opening il Giallo Osteria & Bar in Atlanta in November, and considering what to pour for customers, chef/owner Jamie Adams recalled an experience he had in Italy years ago.“When I was living there, I took a little ski trip one winter and was up in the mountains north of Milan,” says Adams, co-owner—along with Leonardo Moura—of Atlanta’s Buckhead Life Restaurant Group.
Guests visiting Strip House Las Vegas can try outstanding wines by the glass as the popular steakhouse unveils its all-new “Bucket List” of premium red wine selections. Featuring some of the finest pours by the glass, the “Bucket List” uses the Coravin Wine System and technology to serve several of the restaurant’s most notable wines, without pulling the cork and requiring diners to purchase the entire bottle.
The Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro in Townsend, Tennessee, is participating in the Smoky Mountain Snowdown with a trio of events, including a Wine Pairing Dinner to benefit the Appalachian Bear Rescue at 6:30 p.
A collection of first-release wines, farm fare, original works of art, and toe-tapping tunes will be showcased during Vintimate at Kirkland’s Heathman Hote; in Washington. The January 28 event, to be held from 5 to 8 p.
Amador County welcomes the summer season with its single-varietal wine tasting event, the Barbera Festival, celebrating this increasingly popular varietal known for pairing well with food and as a stand-alone sipping wine.
The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit wine trade association announced that 25 of the lots featured at this year’s Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and futures auction will be offered exclusively online.
From flavor and vintage to terroir, authenticity is the undisputed king of wine.That’s why recent scandals involving the discovery of counterfeit bottles represent such a danger to the core values of the industry, and to the credibility of upscale wine programs.
Wine Enthusiast put together its annual Best of Year wine, spirits, and beer picks from 2015.For wine, its tasting panel reviewed more than 19,800 wines from around the globe. The top 10 in order were: 2011 vintage San Felice Grigio Gran Selezione (Chianti Classico); 2012 Michael David Petite Petit (Lodi); 2014 Trisaetum Wichmann Dundee Estate Riesling (Dundee Hills); 2011 San Vicente Rioja; 2012 Alta Vista Single Vineyard Temis Malbec (Valle de Uco); 2012 Domaine Cauhapé Symphonie de Novembre (Jurancon); 2012 Ramey Ritchie Vineyard Chardonnay (Russian River Valley); 2012 Cayuse God Only Knows Grenache (Walla Walla Valley); 2011 Quinta de Foz de Arouce Red (Beira Atlantico); 2011 Borgo Scopeto Borgonero (Toscana).
The sound of bubbly being uncorked is as closely linked with the winter holidays—from New Year’s to Valentine’s Day—as gift exchanges and sweet treats. But even with the long-held tradition of festive sipping, a restaurateur’s continued challenge is to get customers to think outside of the box with food pairings.
Kira Devitt, the director of marketing for the Napa Valley Wine Train, admits she might be one of the few people in her office indifferent to sports. Perhaps that also qualifies her as the best available critic for the train’s Championship Wine Flight featuring choices with NFL-inspired labels.
Whether operators are looking to stock up on the essentials, from footwear to tableware, or seeking out the next breakthrough technology, this bountiful collection brings together a variety of the best products introduced into the restaurant industry over the last 18 months.