Monthly Archives: July 2014

Can Bordeaux make a comeback?

We had a staff tasting on July 14th (Bastille Day!) with Hervé Berland, who was the managing director of Mouton Rothschild since 2006, and with the Rothschild family since 1977, and after his retirement from Mouton, he became the managing … Continue reading

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Imperfection is beautiful: How a wine glass is like my face.

Last Wednesday, July 9th, the great Chef Sommelier of Le Bernardin in New York City, Aldo Sohm, came to our store to give us a staff training on some of his products that we will be carrying. Don’t worry, I’m … Continue reading

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Does the color of a Provencal rosé wine influence its sales? Part I

On July 2nd, we were lead by Ken Mudford, Director of Inventory, through a tasting/staff training through 12 rosé wines at Sherry-Lehmann. This would help to prepare us for the onslaught of orders for the July 4th weekend, and through … Continue reading

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Our time with Dr. John F. Mariani Jr, Chairman Emeritus of Banfi Vintners

We had the pleasure of having a private tour and dinner with Dr. John F. Mariani Jr, Chairman Emeritus of Banfi Vintners, and his lovely wife, Pam, at their breathtaking property Castello Banfi, in Montalcino, Tuscany, on May 11th. I … Continue reading

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