Wine Education

Apr 19

Live Workshop: Real Talk/Real Food: Raising Your Personal Frequency

Frequency. It’s the new quinoa! Among other discoveries during a recent Real Talk/Real Food event, attendees concluded that when personal frequency is high, one’s energy is refreshed and sharp. This can go a long way toward leveraging our strengths and…
Jul 19

Exclusive Dinner Event: Demystifying Wine & Food Pairing

In our continuing quest to educate business professionals about the mysterious yet easily-uncovered aspects of wine and cuisine, DRIVEN has developed another special event centered around, well, eating and drinking! Be one of a handful of guests in the room…
Nov 10

Wine Event: Common Scents ~ Unlocking The Hidden Components of Wine Through Aroma

Did you know that your sense of smell accounts for 80% of what you taste? DRIVEN’s signature wine tasting event, Common Scents, will reintroduce you to your sense of smell, revealing a whole new dimension of wine drinking. Have you…
Jun 02

Wine Event: Spring & Summer Sippin’

With the transition into the warm months comes a shift in the wines & food pairings we enjoy. Those hearty, tannic reds get tucked away, and out come leaner, crisper whites, classy dry rosés, refreshing bubblies, and soft, fruity, chill-able…
Dec 12

Christmas Uncorked: WAC’s Holiday Wine Roundup

Whether you’re hosting Christmas dinner, or attending a holiday party this year, deciding which wines to serve or bring as a gift can add stress to an already dizzying list of seasonal tasks. With a sophisticated wine culture in full…
May 22

Things That Make NY Great: T.Edward Wines

T.Edward’s 20th Anniversary Tasting took things to the next level….literally! Wine tasting trade shows in NYC are always an adventure, but never so much as when the hosting distributor is one of the “Big Ten”, as I like to refer…
May 20

Springtime Sippin’ in Chelsea: Another Cultured Wine Event Rocks the House

Last Wednesday saw WAC’s first wine event of 2014, and a wealth of free-flowing delight amongst its participants. Spring & Summer Sipping, an informal investigation of warm-weather wines and their suitable food accompaniments, was attended by seventeen ladies (and two…
Apr 23

Wine List Navigation Takeaways: Let’s Eat!

The fixins for an Avocado & Black Bean Salad: All the right textural elements. What would a lesson in Wine List Navigation be without a sweet surrender to the temptation of sipping on a little vino and snacking on some…
Apr 16

Wine List Navigation Takeaways: Great Questions Answered

At Deb’s March 26th Wine List Navigation: Earn Your Wings workshop for addressing the challenges of ordering wine in the NYC restaurant setting, the ladies in attendance were quite intuitive when it came to zeroing in on the “real dirt”…
Mar 20

What I’m Drinking: Obscure Gems of Italy’s Piedmont

Deborah visiting the vineyards of Barolo in 2009 The usual suspects? You know that’s not what I’m all about. Sure, with cuisine, I’m always excited to try a different take on a classic (it’s seldom I’ll turn down a meatball…