This charity lot included a private tour of several galleries at the Museum of Modern Art, followed by dinner at The Modern. Executive Chef Gabriel Kreuther prepared a menu full of his signature Alsatian-inspired dishes to pair with our wines.
This recent dinner at Brooklyn Fare was one of my most memorable culinary experiences. Chef César Ramirez’s food dazzles at every turn, with a seemingly endless array of thrilling twists and turns.
This recent dinner at Ai Fiori provided an opportunity to check in a number of cellar favorites, both old and new.
The spirit of sharing and camaraderie the world’s best wines inspire was in evidence at La Festa del Barolo, where I was fortunate to enjoy a range of emotionally moving, transcendental wines.
This magnificent charity dinner in Raleigh raised $30,000 for the Frankie Lemmon School, which provides a number of programs for children with learning disabilities.
It’s always great to get together with one of my local tasting groups for a night of fabulous wine, food and conversation, something that has become a rare occasion given my travel schedule these days.
Readers visiting Bordeaux will want to set aside at least one night for L’Univerre. The wine list will leave even the most seasoned traveler drooling, while the food is absolutely delicious.
There is a certain beauty in simplicity. The brainchild of proprietor Leslie Rudd, Press excels with beautifully prepared cuisine that evokes the best of the American kitchen with a few French bistro accents thrown into the mix for good measure.
Solbar is one of my favorite spots in Napa Valley, especially when the weather allows for enjoying the outdoor terrace. This recent dinner was good, but not as outstanding as other recent meals have been.
It’s always great to go back to Ai Fiori, which has become one of my favorites over the last year. This recent dinner was full of highlights.
Readers visiting Florence looking for something different will want to check out Ora d’Aria. Chef Marco Stabile’s food is whimsical, creative and full of surprises.
This fabulous dinner at Boulud Sud gave us an opportunity to check in on a handful of iconic, reference-point wines that define the essence of greatness.
This last-minute vertical of Chave’s iconic Hermitage was a great way to celebrate Vinous’s first birthday.
This fabulous dinner at the Four Seasons Restaurant with a dear friend provided a great opportunity to check in on three Barolos from Cappellano.
Sushi and Champagne. It doesn't get much better than that in my book. This recent lunch at maze in London was terrific.
Part wine shop, part Parisian-inspired wine bar, Les Marchands is a very welcome addition to the Santa Barbara scene.
An artful blend of the old and the new, Mattei’s Tavern is a throwback to a fascinating time in California’s history when this iconic watering hole catered to weary railroad travelers.
There is a certain joy in simplicity. This fabulous, leisurely dinner at Le Montrachet is a great way to celebrate a dear friend’s birthday.
The Musique & Vin Au Clos Vougeot festival takes place in Burgundy each year towards the end of June. I have always wanted to go, but have never been able to pry myself away from the cellars and vineyards.