Mr. Duca is not trying to dazzle his guests, and that is his most admirable virtue.
As with any major proceeding there's a debate period. In this case, it's a 45-day open forum that started Feb. 19, where nutrition and health experts, food producers, commodity groups and just about anyone else with an opinion can weigh in.
Influenced by the beauty of the surroundings, the firm employed natural elements inside and out, anchoring the grounds with a modern structure clad in stone and wood.
Every woman has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of wine night. But what you might not know is that there are actually many benefits of drinking wine with the girls.
Deborah Brenner is a connector. She wrote the book "Women of the Vine" in 2006 about women's roles the wine industry, and ever since, she's been bringing women together to further their careers in the wine world. Out of that book came the first Women of the Vine grand tasting in Napa in 2013 and a second event last year.
Blindfold me and serve both white and red wines at room temperature, and I probably won't be able to tell one from the other.
Bordeaux is truly a land of the old and new coming together in a vast array of expression with the common thread being the high quality of wines produced.
The wine's fresh cut grass aromas and frisky acidity perfectly pair with the wealth of scrumptious oysters harvested further south in Cap Ferret, a seaside resort adjacent to the Arcachon Bay, often called the Hamptons of Bordeaux. I can still taste the fat juicy oysters exploding with creamy brininess, like kiss of fresh sea air.
These are neither the best of times nor worst of times for the global wine and spirits markets.
When it comes to wine, we're all for great deals.
Millions across the globe have been inspired by 96-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch -- World War II French Resistance fighter, model, actress, film producer, wine connoisseur, competitive ballroom dancer and yoga master.
There is something really harsh about the beginning of a new year. We all need something to look forward to. Are you ready to get out of town? While you may not be able to take time off from work, there's always the weekend. Hop in the car, put on your favorite music playlist and drive.
Wine is a passion! For the producers, for the consumers, for Argentina, and for me, wine is most certainly a passion. Viticulture is the 7,000 year old hobby we continually love to celebrate. But what happens when you travel to a spectacular, world famous wine producing country, but end up over 600 miles from the nearest winery?
Neckties and wine. Croatia may be better known for its long coast along the sparkling green Adriatic and its tumultuous, 1,000-year-long history, but, when I think of Croatia, I think of neckties and wine.
Few things are more romantic than a candlelit steak dinner with a bottle of decadent red wine.
People Magazines Sexiest Anchor Alive of 2014 Mike Woods (better luck next year Greg Kelly) along with Traffic News Hottie Ines Rosales from Fox5NY were on hand to emcee the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Starry Night Soiree at Capitale in NYC Friday night.
The blasts of winter make the choice of full-bodied wines a little too easy, and, as always, I pick my wines to go with my food.