COOL HUNTING /
WINES

Wines

DESIGN
Georg Jensen's "Manhattan" Collection
Inspired by Art Deco design from 1920s New York City, iconic brand Georg Jensen's new Manhattan Collection is made up of decadent yet sophisticated pieces for cocktail and wine enthusiasts. From a champagne bowl to a cocktail shaker and bottle...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth: Madrid
Tapas and flamenco dancing aside, Madrid is full of essential experiences for visitors—from tucked-away galleries to dimly lit cocktail bars, open rooftop venues, sprawling parks and minimal design stores. While taking in Spanish traditions is vital...
FOOD-DRINK
Holiday Gift Guides 2016: Wine and Booze
It's been a good year for wine and spirits. A slew of new or limited edition releases demonstrated the sheer amount of creativity and craftsmanship infusing the industry. It was almost impossible to narrow down a selection of our favorites, but some...
FOOD_DRINK
Brut Nature "Philippe Starck Design" 2009
More than just refreshing package design by Philippe Starck, Louis Roederer's Brut Nature 2009 is an effervescent wonder. This dry Champagne with notes of peach and hazelnut within was crafted from grapes grown solely in Côteaux de Cumières. It's creamy...
FOOD_DRINK
Brut Rosé Champagne
Long known as the Champagne that Parisians actually drink, Ruinart's most famous iteration may be the Blanc de Blancs but their Brut Rosé is just as refined. Drawn from Pinot Noir grapes, this bubbling delight contains hearty red berry flavors. For...
FOOD_DRINK
La Bufarrella Xarel-lo Orange Wine
In the Penedes region of Spain, white wines have long been produced with a bright orange color. It's a result of the process and nothing more. With regard to Celler La Salada's delectable all-natural La Bufarrella Xarel-lo there's a crispness that...
FOOD_DRINK
2011 Cabernet
Balancing a vibrant acidity with rich dark cherry and blackcurrant flavors, Cloudburst's 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon delights with sophistication. Over the last few years, Cloudburst has found a home in some of the world's best restaurants due to its smooth...
FOOD_DRINK
Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Solid Food
As the holidays get closer and closer, we're launching our beloved Gift Guides—and while the season can get stressful, our aim is to make choosing presents a lot easier. While buying products for each other is the traditional route, make sure to consider...
TRAVEL
On the Grounds of Spain's Bodega Numanthia Vineyard
by Alia Akkam Towering over the vineyards of Bodega Numanthia, a seemingly out-of-place steel sculpture painted copper rises from the collage of petite plots in Spain’s hot, parched Toro wine region. Resembling a jungle gym, a modern, geometric...
LINK-ABOUT-IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Best Dressed at the Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade From the adorable to absurd and awkward, the 2016 Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade in NYC brought out all kinds of pooches (and owners) who delighted the crowds this past...
LINK-ABOUT-IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. The Kodak Ektra Smartphone is for Photographers Hot on the heels of the Google Pixel smartphone, Kodak has just announced its new Android-powered smartphone called Ektra—and it's been designed with photographers in mind. For photo experts and...
FOOD-DRINK
Viticole Wine Club
For the last few months, master sommelier Brian McClintic has been making his wine recommendations available through a new project he calls Viticole, the French word for wine-growing. Until now these wines have been solely offered through...
FOOD-DRINK
Inside Armand de Brignac Winery, France
by Emily Arden Wells The first sip of Armand de Brignac (colloquially known as Ace of Spades) is an unforgettable moment. Mine was in the hotel bar of the Plaza Athénée—a legendary Paris hotel. The waiter came to our table and slowly poured a glass...
FOOD-DRINK
Spill-Proof Spinning Wine Glasses
For those among us who are klutzy, prone to having one-too-many wines or own white furniture, Aura Glass' new endeavor might be a saving grace from teetering stemware. Currently funding on Kickstarter, their new spill-proof wine glasses roll around...
FOOD-DRINK
Factory Visit: Riedel the Wine Glass Company
by Emily Arden Wells Chances are, you're drinking wine wrong. It's likely that you do not even know what it's really supposed to taste like. We aren't talking about trendy wine clubs, refrigerator temperatures, or even what kind of wine you...
FOOD-DRINK
Wölffer Estate's Finca Wölffer Rosé 2016
As we've noted before, walking into a wine shop in pursuit of a delectable bottle of rosé can be troublesome. Most consumers haven't declared allegiance to regions or flavor profiles in the way we have with... let's say a Pinot Noir from Bourgogne...
FOOD_DRINK
Sparkling Rosé
Composed predominantly of Prosecco grapes from northeastern Italy, Ruffino's new Sparkling Rosé carries a bright but elegant berry flavor. This extra-dry sparkling wine bears a crisp acidity and steers clear of overt sweetness—though it delights all...
FOOD_DRINK
Dune
Just a 10-minute walk from Place de la Bastille is Dune, a sun-drenched restaurant whose menu is updated daily—thanks to their reliance on market-fresh produce. With plenty of options for carnivores (try the pork sandwich), this restaurant doesn't...
FOOD_DRINK
Les Parigots
For a visitor, Les Parigots (right near Republique) feels incredibly French. The restaurant has a long line of classic bistro chairs and tables—all facing the street, of course—and inside is an undeniably warm and comfortably bustling atmosphere. Take...
FOOD-DRINK
Exploring the Mountainside Vineyards of Cheval des Andes Wines, Mendoza
The oldest Malbec vine on the 35-hectare Cheval des Andes estate—located just outside the town of Mendoza, Argentina—dates back to 1929. Once, the Malbec grape flourished in Bordeaux, France. An insect known as the phylloxera would decimate it in the...
FOOD-DRINK
The Hamptons and Beyond with Wölffer Estate Vineyard
The 175-acre Wölffer Estate in Sagaponack, Long Island is a destination of uncommon beauty—even among its idyllic Hamptons setting. It was there, in 2013, that siblings Joey and Marc Wölffer took the reigns of their family vineyard. In 1992, their...
Loading More...