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Today we stop by The Owl’s Head, a wine bar featuring an ever-changing array of seasonal bottles and bites in Bay Ridge, a bastion of old school Brooklyn that hasn’t exactly been swept ...

 
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Once again, we find ourselves in search of the perfect wine for the weekend. On the hunt, we stop by Williamsburg’s Natural Wine Company today to ask owner Michael Andrews for a little advice. ...

 
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It’s Friday, and we are in search of wine. Specifically, a perfect late summer wine, that accentuates September’s warm golden light and transports us to a field of vines on a hillside somewhere, ...

 
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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 ...

 
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Nice, but is it 'Natural'? Brooklyn wine makers and purveyors weigh in on the raging debate over 'Natural Wine' While browsing the shelves of their favorite neighborhood wine shops over the ...

 
What would go perfectly with that wine? A lute solo? The folks at The Winey Neighbor, a Prospect Heights wine shop, can help with all your music + wine pairing needs.

What would go perfectly with that wine? A lute solo? The folks at The Winey Neighbor, a Prospect Heights wine shop, can help with all your music + wine pairing needs. Everyone loves a good pairing. ...

 
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Editor’s Note: With so much focus on the food, and so many dishes hitting the table during the Thanksgiving feast, what to do about wine? We asked the pros at a few of our ...

 
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Brooklyn Winery in Williamsburg. Photo by Allan Zepeda, courtesy of Brooklyn Winery Things are pretty crazy out there in the world these days. The Euro-zone is faltering, S&P downgraded the U.S.’...

 
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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.

 
Elderflower is plentiful in Prospect Park...and you can make wine at home with it!

Elderflower is plentiful in Prospect Park...and you can make 'champagne' at home with it! By Leda Meredith All of NYC’s parks are graced with elderberries (Sambucus spp.), but Prospect Park is ...

 
Elderflower is plentiful in Prospect Park...and you can make wine at home with it!

Ever daydream about opening a wine shop? Wouldn’t it be nice to hang out in your lovely shop all day, tasting amazing wines made by artisanal vintners worldwide, listening to a perfect mix of ...

 
Elderflower is plentiful in Prospect Park...and you can make wine at home with it!

The crew at the Red Hook Winery have been biding their time and refining their wines, but after five years of hard work, these local vintners are ready to shine. The Winery exclusively uses grapes ...

 
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by Jacque Lynn Schiller It was frigid in Carroll Gardens the night we visited Buttermilk Channel, so its warm glow as we walked down Court Street provided a welcome beacon.  Despite temps below freezing, folks ...

 
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Tess Gill and Tom Bartos of Brooklyn Victory Garden When we stopped by Brooklyn Victory Garden on what we thought would be a quiet night a few weeks ago to chat with Tess Gill and ...

 
Ross Bingham of The Natural Wine Company

Ross Bingham of Williamsburg's Natural Wine Company On forays to your neighborhood wine shop, or while perusing your favorite restaurant’s wine list, you’ve probably noticed ‘Natural,’ ‘Biodynamic,’ and ‘Organic’ wines showing ...