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Christopher Nicolson, head winemaker at The Red Hook Winery. The winery, based on a Red Hook pier, was destroyed in the surge from Sandy. The Red Hook Winery doesn’t just make wine. They are ...

 
Handful of soon-to-be-pressed red grapes that were fermented on their stems (what winemakers call a "whole  cluster" fermentation).

Most of us enjoy raising a glass (or two) of wine, beer, or a fine spirit with friends – particularly in this season of good cheer.  While some know something about where those drinks come from, ...

 
The Iliamna Fish Co. crew.

The Iliamna Fish Co. crew. Few who know him would argue with the suggestion that Christoper Nicolson is of the more adventurous members of Brooklyn’s illustrious food world. Greenpoint resident and winemaker at ...

 
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By day, Christopher Nicolson is a winemaker at the Red Hook Winery. But for two months every summer, he joins his family at a remote fish camp on the shores of Bristol Bay, Alaska to fish wild sockeye salmon.