Category Archives: Wine bars/Restaurants

Wine Around Italy-Our Italian Honeymoon
Italy
January 30, 2016

Wine Around Italy-Our Italian Honeymoon

  For me nothing compares to Italy.  I love the sites and tastes that a trip to this beautiful country offers and have been extremely fortunate to visit on three separate occasions.  Our last trip was in October for a 10 day honeymoon with stays Read More >>

Bodega Navarra Correas Malbec at The Stanton Social
Malbec
September 18, 2012

Bodega Navarra Correas Malbec at The Stanton Social

Each year to celebrate my boyfriend’s birthday I take him to a steak house.  This year I decided to change course and take him to one of my favorite restaurants in Manhattan-The Stanton Social.  I have eaten here numerous times with groups of friends and Read More >>

Murray’s Cheese Bar & Abando Rioja
Spain
August 28, 2012

Murray’s Cheese Bar & Abando Rioja

I can’t help it-I am obsessed with cheese.  It is by far my favorite food.  If I suddenly became lactose intolerant this would be a problem.  I could exist solely on cheese and would be happy to do so (provided I had plenty of wine Read More >>

Ergo Tempranillo at Ventanas
Spain
December 11, 2011

Ergo Tempranillo at Ventanas

Last night I was surprised with dinner at Ventanas in NYC.  Ventanas is a new Spanish tapas restaurant located in the very fashionable Meatpacking district underneath the Highline.   Following in the footsteps of it’s two sister restaurants that I also love to frequent, Flor Read More >>

Malbec
June 30, 2011

Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar

In May I had the pleasure of visiting Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar for the first time.  I first heard of Ayza via Twitter and was immediately intrigued.  What could be better than an establishment that specializes in my three favorite things to savor: wine, Read More >>

Italy
November 7, 2010

Eataly Visit/Arnaldo Caprai Montefalco Rosso

I recently visited Eataly in NYC, the closest you can get to all things Italian without hopping on an airplane.  A combination of Italian market and food hall, Eataly is located at 200 5th Avenue between 23rd and 24th Street.  The  creation of celebrity chefs Read More >>

Spain
September 8, 2010

La Rioja Alta Vina Alberdi Reserva 2003

Last night I took my boyfriend to STK  in the Meatpacking District to celebrate his birthday with a melt in your mouth steak and some fabulous red wine.  Being that his all time favorite wine is rioja,  I was very pleased to see a selection Read More >>