A Tale Of Three Rosés

A Tale Of Three Rosés One of life’s unfortunate characteristics is limited choices. In August one cannot lounge about in St. Tropez and hike Oregon’s Cascade Mountains at the same time. Bicyclists must choose to go touring or trail riding. People lucky enough to have...

Judging The Judges

The recent announcement that Wal-Mart will be evaluating the environmental impact of the products sold in its stores was more than a little weird. As the biggest of the big box stores worldwide, a merchant that made “we sell for less” the gold standard in retailing,...

Organic Sicily in Downtown New York

Organic grape grower and vintner Gunther Di Giovanna came to New York this week with his wines for a tasting at ‘inoteca Vino e Cucina in the Lower East Side. Articulate, and poised and clearly devoted to organic growing, Gunther shared six of his vintages. ‘inoteca...

James Beard Awards – Dan Barber Wins Best Chef

History was made last night at the James Beard Awards Dinner Gala at Lincoln Center. A truly sustainable, organic-oriented chef and localvore Dan Barber was voted Best Chef in America. In an evening not always noted for its sustainability (the chef who won for...