Archive for the ‘stores’ Category

I was checking out Decanter.com to follow up on my favorite wine story of the week — wine impressario Bruno Magrez trying to bribe journalists with free Cartier watches — when I stumbled across this much, much juicier piece of news. Apparently Acker Merrall & Condit, a former employer of mine for a very brief […]


Check out Lenn’s site for my latest posting on our recent European grab bag tasting.  I’ve lived more or less across the street from Zap Wines for almost three years but only walked in for the first time a few weeks ago. It never seemed that promising. (See here for yourself.) But damned if it isn’t […]


I had been avoiding Burgundy Wine Company for a long time. The slightly out of the way location (26th between 6th and 7th) and inconvenient hours (7 pm closing time and closed on Sundays) didn’t help, but mostly I’m intimidated by Burgundy. To my mind, Burgundy lovers are the architecture grad students of the wine […]