Friday, May 14, 2021

Edibles & Potables: R.I.P. Steven Spurrier, 1941-2021

 There are few life stories in the food and drink business as fascinating as that of Steven Spurrier, legendary wine merchant and educator. Spurrier died in March at 79. Legendary Retailer, Writer and Educator Steven...

Party Wines

The date is set, the guest list is done, food seemed to be the most difficult but you have it figured out. And then you think, what about the wine? You need a case or...

Cuvée Wine Table garners the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence — and sister restaurant...

Wine Spectator has released its 2019 Restaurant Award Winners, among which appears Cuvée Wine Table (3598 Springhurst Boulevard), a first-time recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. According to Wine Spectator, this is the...

Cork 101— The wines of South Africa

South Africa was certainly on my list of wine countries or wine lands, as they say in South Africa, to visit but not at the top of my list. It should have been. I...

Cork 101— What wines are undervalued?

Our challenge this issue for our wine guys was to select wines that they thought were “undervalued.” That turned out to be an ambiguous term, or one that has wide latitude for those in...

Wine dinner with the Delicato Family at The Standard Plate & Pour, Thursday

This week The Standard Plate & Pour at 207 E. Main Street in New Albany is presenting a Thursday evening wine dinner featuring Delicato Family Wines. On September 24, we will be hosting a wine...

Escape to the vineyard: Chilean Wine Dinner at Varanese on Tue., Oct. 13

Varanese (2106 Frankfort Avenue) offers a constant schedule of events like the coming six-course Chilean Wine Dinner on Tuesday, October 13. At a time when travel is difficult, themed dinners like these have even greater...