An American in Bordeaux

An American in Bordeaux

Eating Well Magazine – Nov/Dec 2017 Michele D’Aprix remembers the moment she started to understand wine. She was trailing winemaker Stéphane Derenoncourt around a vineyard in Bordeaux 13 years ago. Derenoncourt—a steel-worker’s son who started working in...
Last-Minute Buys for Thanksgiving Wines

Last-Minute Buys for Thanksgiving Wines

New York, NY – January 25, 2017 Thanksgiving is just about here. Preparations are well underway, everything seems to be in order, except … we forgot about the wine. This is not a drill. Whether Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other outsized entertainment situation, it...
Dieter Kamm To Join Village Wine Imports

Dieter Kamm To Join Village Wine Imports

Mike Petrillo, founder of Village Wine Imports announced today that Dieter Kamm will join the company starting this week as the Director of Business Development and will be focusing on tasks including, but not limited to: growing the business with current customers in NJ and NY, expanding to states not yet working with VWI…

When Did Rosé, Like, Become a Thing?

When Did Rosé, Like, Become a Thing?

One night earlier this summer, a group of six women filed into a corner booth at Mamo, a Manhattan transplant of the very popular restaurant Mamo Le Michelangelo in the French Riviera. But before they sat down, the queen bee with crown crafted by Drybar, whose vibrant turquoise handbag matched her cocktail dress, asked the host, “And is this where Beyoncé sat?”

A Peek at the Promised Land, Review: Côte Chalonnaise Reds

A Peek at the Promised Land, Review: Côte Chalonnaise Reds

Recent years have been grim for red Burgundy lovers. Rising demand worldwide and several consecutive microscopic vintages have combined to send prices soaring to the vertigo-inducing heights once reserved for cult cabernets and other wines better suited to be status-conferring luxury goods. The times are especially bleak for Burgundy lovers.

The Best Rosé For Your Buck Comes In A Box

The Best Rosé For Your Buck Comes In A Box

While VRAC’s boxed rosé has been around for a couple of years, it’s been insanely popular this summer, possibly because more stores are carrying it. Or trying to carry it. Recently our local wine provider told us that it’s been nearly impossible to keep on the shelves, adding that the family-sized package of wine is also one of the best rosés out there.