Tag Archives: wine education

Eric Arnold

The view from...well, you know

I have a few friends who are resolving to learn about wine this year – for real this time, they say. They promise to buy some Jancis and Johnson books, study some maps, sip some wines – all the things… [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

The view from the rooftop.

Last weekend, we were invited to a party on a friend’s rooftop on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. On the way there, my wife and I grabbed a $35 grower Champagne at the wine shop, as the hosts were celebrating both… [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

The bigger question, though, is how to store your wines if you don’t want to invest in or maintain a wine fridge. Here are a few tips: [Read more...]

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Katherine Ramos

Sunset on Lembongan Island, Near Bali, Indonesia

While White Zinfandel might not be as trendy today as it was during its cultural heyday in the 1980s, its shadow still looms over the world of rosé. Lots of otherwise rational wine drinkers still avoid pink like the plague,… [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

Fresh Thai ingredients

Ricker is the proprietor of Thai restaurant Pok Pok in Brooklyn but, I should note, the experience occurred entirely by accident. I’d been invited to a cooking class and wine pairing in a place I least expected to find one: the eighth floor of Macy’s in Herald Square. After weaving through the perfume counters to the elevators, my skepticism only grew … [Read more...]

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