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Presented by: Brian Ravisky, owner, Brazos Wines We've not done an Argentinian-South American wines tasting in several years, but now we have an importer pushing the envelop. Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, and high-altitude (5000'+) Malbec raised in concrete eggs, . . . there are some young winemakers exploring new wine horizons in South America. It's time to reset our wine expectations for Argentina and Chile. Brian Ravitsy, who along with Jon Chapin, owns Brazos, writes that " we focus on…Find out more »
Vermont Vermouth with Kobey Shwayder An informal tasting: no chargeFind out more »
We couldn't persuade our European women winemaker friends to cross the "pond" amidst this economically uncertain climate, so we brought in the ringer from here, and by "here" we mean not the US (though she is a ringer throughout), but from just north of us in Barnard, Vermont-- Deirdre Heekin, of La Garagista. In early December, NYT wine critic, Eric Asimov, wrote about his best wine experiences for the year. Included among those was his enjoyment of a 2016 La…Find out more »
Italian Wines James Hull, SelectioNaturel The second half of our 2019-2020 tasting season is one hit after another. SelectioNaturel focuses on Italian producers making microscopically-small amounts of wine in some of Italy's hidden wine nooks and crannies. Thirty years ago, we wouldn't see these wines here since the only importers were directed more toward large markets. Now we enjoy wines with a real connection to people and place. Owner Matt Mollo writes that his wines constitute a "deep connection to…Find out more »
Chris Barnes, Jose Pastor Selections Jose Pastor Selections offers one of the most dynamic portfolios of Spanish wines in the country. They were, for instance, the first to import wines from the Canary Islands, and now are leading the charge to bring in unfortified wines from the Andalucia region. We welcome Chris Barnes, Jose Pastor's general manager and friend of Windham Wines, to lead another tasting with us this spring. We can't wait to discover some new Spanish wines under Chris' expert…Find out more »