Less than five months after the revered but troubled Central Park restaurant Tavern on the Green reopened with a costly renovation, a new management and a new menu, its executive chef, Katy Sparks, has left the restaurant
Brewer likes to compare the collection of wines that go into the estate wine blend to an orchestra. He calls the bright, high-toned wines picked earlier in the six-week harvest and wines from sandy soils the piccolos, while richer, more curvaceous Pinots picked later or from primarily clay soils play the part of the violin or maybe the cello sections
The research has ramifications for controlling disease and increasing productivity in vineyards and could conceivably lead to the creation of new examples of New Zealand's two key grape varieties, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc
The Bordeaux-dominated market for collectible wines may be picking up after price declines stretching back to the second quarter of last year, according to Chris Smith, investment manager at The Wine Investment Fund.
In a move seen as a way to fight off a potential takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, large brewer SABMiller has reportedly offered to buy Heineken. The family that controls the Dutch-based brewer rejected the idea, according to Bloomberg News.