2 weeks.

In exactly two weeks I will sit down for my second attempt at passing the Master of Wine tasting exam. Of the three years I have been in this program, it's been this year that's been the most unnerving. The first year I was just trying to figure out what it was exactly I was … Continue reading 2 weeks.


Year end happens to be the busiest time of year in wine retail, go figure, and (thankfully) never more so than this, my third December with Tribeca Wine Merchants.  In 2018, instead of having quiet mornings to contemplate the last go round the sun, I was engrossed with work, guests, study, and the occasional (mentiras--> … Continue reading 2018.

Embarrassment of Riches: Christmas Style

December is surely a month of gluttony, gathering, and good times, but maybe just a little extra for those working in food and or wine industries. Between getting together with friends, supplier fueled lunches, and a seemingly never ending cascade of cookies (thank you Brittany, Beth, Anthony, Kristen and Dana!), December has truly been an … Continue reading Embarrassment of Riches: Christmas Style