A First Course in Wine: From Grape to Glass. Copyright 2013; Race Point Publishers, NY. 224 pages. Forward by Mario Batali.

The ultimate handbook for all wine drinkers, for beginners and pros.

Visit SHOP for more info...

Grove and Vine Announces Annual Olive Oil Membership

Looking to up your game in the world of olive oil?  Grove and Vine has recently Grove and Vine Quarterly Subscription Photoannounced a revolutionary way to enjoy premium class A Extra Virgin Olive Oil year-round delivered right to your door for $180/year.  Always new harvest oils, always fresh.

How does it work?

One of the unyielding principles to enjoying quality olive oil is ensuring that it’s served as freshly as possible, and this where the uncompromising quality of the membership offering comes in.  Co-founder, Nicholas Coleman, is one of the industry’s most revered professionals whose opinion and expertise are highly sought.  Grove and Vine members receive custom blends that Nick physically curates and produces when consulting during harvests at our partnering frantoios and mills around the world. Shortly after pressing, the oils are bottled and shipped to each member, never reaching their destinations more than a few months after the harvest.  The annual membership includes two oils from the northern hemisphere and two oils from the southern hemisphere throughout the year, guaranteeing your oils are of the freshest and highest quality.

What do I get as a member?

Members receive four (4) quarterly limited premium extra virgin olive oils throughout a calendar year.  Each oil is delivered in one (1) 375ml glass bottle complete with tasting notes, harvest information, and food and wine suggestions.  Oils are shipped approximately every three months.

For more information, visit groveandvine.com and be one step closer to the greatest olive oil experience ever offered.



A Vertical Tasting of Catena Zapata a la Benjamin Button

Ask ten people what they know about wine from South America and the majority would say, “Malbec”. Some might say,

Catena Zapata’s Adrianna Vineyard Malbec and flagship wine, Nicolas Catena Zapata

“Malbec from Argentina”. Perhaps a few would chime, “Malbec from Argentina…goes well with meat”. Needless to say, Argentinean Malbec has been carrying the […]

Wines for a Jack$on (Under $20) Goes Public!!!

Wines for a Jack$on takes center stage in Eataly Vino NYC

The deeper down the rabbit hole you follow Bacchus, the more you search for value and quality. Years ago I chose $20 as a benchmark to separate the wheat the from the chaff in the world of value wine. Not all were great, […]

G’day Mate! It’s Pickin’ Time!!!

As the winter chill loses its cling to the spring season, the temps are warming and sun is shining in

Shaw + Smith; one of Australia’s leading wineries

the northern hemisphere. It marks the beginning of another start to the long and dramatic growing season culminating in roughly 5-6 months with the grape harvest. […]

Experience Tuscany: Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Premium Wine Camp!!! July 2015 in TUSCANY

Every now and then the olive oil and wine gods smile down from the heavens and grant upon us loyal subjects a rare and golden opportunity. It just so happens that this rare opportunity presents itself in the form of a one-of-a-kind experience in Tuscany this summer with the insouciant duo of Nicholas […]