NYC’s Greenest Borough Drinks Green Wines

In addition to birding, hiking, kayaking and camping, the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy can add their wine list to the things they do to support their reputation as New York’s “greenest borough.” The SIGC, steward of over 2,800 acres of private...

Perfect Summer Italian Whites

In this searingly hot New York summer I’m missing the cool Italian whites I got to know better on my February trip to Florence. In winter there were lots of Chianti Classicos to warm me up. Gorgeous and sumptuous. But now it’s the whites I am dreaming about,...

The Quiet Strength of Querciabella

Querciabella’s biodynamic practices wouldn’t be as impressive if their wines weren’t so gorgeous. It’s like finding out that woman you’ve been admiring from afar is not only beautiful, but also funny, loves sports and is smarter than...