The 1976 Farm Winery Act was designed to entice grape growing for wine in the Empire State. Today the impacts of these laws can practically be seen from space.
Yesterday’s Indie Spirits tasting at the Penn Club in Midtown was a thoroughly apropos wrap-up to this year’s Manhattan Cocktail Classic.
At Rouge Tomate, where gleaming two-toned hardwood floors, modernist banquettes and glowing tomato-red panels make everyone appear to radiate inner balance, you can — quite literally — drink to your health.
How innovative state legislation spawned New York’s craft spirits boom.
Last Friday night, I was in Louisville, KY finishing up a week-long distillery trek at an awesome craft spirits sampler at the Distilled Spirits Epicenter. One week to the day later, I’ll get to see Mr. Ralph Erenzo, distiller and partner at Tuthilltown Spirits, again and sip on his lovely small-batch bourbons and such at the kick-off Manhattan Cocktail Classic Gala at the New York Public Library.
Good Spirits, our annual cocktail pairing extravaganza, was just the right push we needed to make it through the rest of winter.
Wait… did someone say Mercedes Roadster?
BOULDER, COLO.–We were fortunate enough to take a family trip to the enlightened burg of Boulder, Colorado–land of endless outdoor recreation, marijuana dispensaries, and…
If you don’t read our Facebook page then you didn’t yet get the call to arms from Ralph Erenzo at Tuthilltown Spirits. He’s asked…