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NYBG Wine Weekend

I’m nowhere near a wine connoisseur, but I certainly do enjoy drinking it – unrefined palate and all. So when I heard that the New York Botanical Garden was having a wine tasting weekend, I made sure my schedule was clear. 108 more words

The Bronx Socialite

Ruby Port Wine

Even the name “Ruby Port Wine” makes me happy.

This one is from the oldest winery in America, Brotherhood Winery, established in 1839; ruby port wine… 146 more words


Wine Tasting in Upstate New York at America's Oldest Winery. #BrotherhoodWinery

We drove up to the Hudson Valley in New York State for a quick 2 day getaway for the Jewish New Year break. It is always a pleasant experience for me to drive the Palisades Parkway in the Fall because the foliage alone is worth the trip. 508 more words

A Touch of the Grape

If you’ve been reading for a while you know I enjoy a “touch of the grape”.  It’s a relationship that goes back quite a ways. 1,024 more words

Random Acts Of Life

Gold Galore at 2013 Hudson Valley Wine & Spirits Competition

By Christopher Matthews

Last weekend I had the honor once again to be a judge at the Hudson Valley Wine and Spirits Competition. The tasting started early on a gorgeous September morning at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, where the golden sunshine outside was matched by the copious gold medals awarded in the 2013 competition. 555 more words