I had the pleasure of lunch with Gabrielle Leonhard, owner of the Gabrielle Collection of wines. She focuses on cabernet sauvignon & blends that varietal with syrah, merlot, petite verdot, malbec & cabernet franc. Her passion was obvious, her love of the cabernet was easily discernible. But what really struck me was her overwhelming desire to be a responsible farmer. She farms sustainably so that she isn't confined to the organic regulations & can therefore make decisions that are more ecologically sound. All that & the wines have real depth & life to them. Look for them at your favorite wine shop or restaurant.
At the Chef Dan Barber’s Pop-Up, WastED, Bruised and Misshapen Bits Are Dinner - For wastED, a pop-up restaurant in Greenwich Village, Dan Barber and his crew went on a crosstown hunt for scraps to transform into tasty dishes, and they ...
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