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Janine Lettieri

Back when I was a sommelier at Fleur de Sel and then later at the Waverly Inn I liked to open wines from the list nightly to taste and share with the waitstaff. It was a way of educating as… [Read more…]

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Kara Newman

I love a glass of wine with dinner, but very infrequently do I get to order a bottle at a restaurant. Sometimes (okay, often) I go out with cocktail geeks who prefer martinis to Malbec. Or sometimes I want white… [Read more…]

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Janine Lettieri

Now you can discover what New York’s bartenders are doing: making your own bitter liqueurs for sipping or mixing. Amaro means bitter in Italian. The plural form of amaro, amari, describes a category of herbal Italian liqueurs made with ingredients… [Read more…]

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Janine Lettieri

Wine on Tap  Wine service at restaurants changes more than you might think, not only from the styles of wine offered, but the way it is offered. Many of these trends occur nationally, with the first flickers often starting in… [Read more…]

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