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

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Wines for a Jack$on (Under $20) – Albert Mann Cremant d’Alsace NV, Alsace, France

Known for its racy white wines of Pinot Blanc and Gewurztraminer, the region of Alsace in eastern France holds many surprises

Albert Mann's Cremant d'Alsace

for the average wine drinker. Like many appellations within the country, there are endless wines to try; endless flavors to discover.

France remains the mecca of sparkling wine production, […]

Get to Know Your Olives: Frantoio

written by Eataly NYC’s Chief Olive Oil Specialist Nicholas Coleman

It is impossible to discuss Tuscan olive oil without mentioning the famed olive varietal Frantoio. The word itself means “oil mill”, which is fitting because this olive is highly sought after for its oil production. Thriving in dry, limestone rich soil, the Frantoio olive ripens […]