Taking a Weekend to “Vedge” – Review of Vedge Philadelphia

Vedge is not your typical "tofu masquerading as chicken" vegan restaurant. Vegetables reign at this Philadelphia hot spot serving gourmet vegan food with a two hour wait! It also has one of the best vegan and natural wine lists!

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Cinsault from Chile? When it’s still too cold outside for Rosé!

A quick post about tonight's wine, a 100% Cinsault from Chile.   I'm drinking the 2014 Canto a lo Divino by A Los Vinateros Bravos, purchased at the trusty Millesima wine store in NYC. Cinsault is typically a blending grape in one of my favorite regions, the Southern Rhone (think: Chateauneuf du Pape!).  Apparently it is …

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La Buvette Paris visits NYC: A Sold Out Natural Wine Event at L’Estudio

It was an average Tuesday night in the Lower East Side and the natural wine geeks of NYC had gathered together at the tiny L'Estudio, at 61 Hester Street, including Fabian von Hauske of Wildair (or so I'm told). What they didn't bargain for was the huge turnout of unsuspecting attendees who, like me, had undoubtedly seen the grubstreet article proclaiming …

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Obscure Spanish Grape for the win!

I wasn't planning on posting today, but have to rave about this delicious organic wine from Mas Foraster in Spain! Made with 100% Trepat, a grape that is indigenous to North Eastern Spain, but is typically used for cava, Mas Foraster is one of only TWO producers to use this grape for RED wine! I am looooving this wine!  Super …

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