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  • Organically Farming Corbières with Sainte Croix

    Organically Farming Corbières with Sainte Croix

    In 2004, when Jon and Elizabeth Bowen of Sainte Croix were looking for a property to call their own, Jon had a few prerequisites in mind. “Old Carignan, old Grenache and limestone,” he said. “And then we came across an area which I now know as Hautes Corbières, which I didn’t really know at all beca...

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  • Looking Back on the Bounty of 2015

    Looking Back on the Bounty of 2015

    Francesco Grosso of Marea, Pam Yung & José Ramirez-Ruiz of Semilla, Lee Campbell of Andrew Tarlow's group, Sean Sant Amour of Blue Ribbon, Bill Fitch of Vinegar Hill House 2015 was an amazing year of great growth and change for us here at TEW! We added a number of new members to our family, b...

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  • Between Two Cities with Bill Fitch

    Between Two Cities with Bill Fitch

    Bill Fitch of Vinegar Hill House “It’s humans making things with the earth,” said Bill Fitch on wine, “trying to preserve the beauty of the earth, the diversity of the ecosystem and creating a new aesthetic that’s based on ethical ideas. It doesn’t matter how pretty something is. Good aesthetics ...

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  • A Year in New Wine, The Tasting

    A Year in New Wine, The Tasting

    Thank you to everyone who came out on Tuesday to A Year in Wine at Lafayette! It's been quite a year since our 20th Anniversary Tasting in 2015. Keeping things fresh, we opted to pour only items that had joined our book since then, including 34 estates and 6 new craft distilleries, totaling over...

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  • Low-Touch Wines & Spirits with Tom Kearney at June Wine Bar

    Low-Touch Wines & Spirits with Tom Kearney at June Wine Bar

    Tom Kearney at June Wine Bar When June Wine Bar first opened at the start of 2015 on Court Street in Brooklyn, it was an industry destination. But it didn’t take long for June to settle into the streets of Cobble Hill, where it quickly became a neighborhood haven. “Here, the audience that we’ve c...

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  • Maine & Loire with Peter and Orenda Hale

    Maine & Loire with Peter and Orenda Hale

    Peter, Orenda & Luca Hale at Maine & Loire When Peter and Orenda Hale of Maine & Loire decided to move to Portland, Maine, neither one of them had been to the city. But then again, they also met while working at Reynard and “married on a whim in the downtown Brooklyn courthouse, on th...

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  • In His Own Words, Brendan Tracey

    In His Own Words, Brendan Tracey

    Brendan Tracey We sat with Brendan Tracey to discuss his red wine vinifications and the designing of his labels. Here's Brendan in his own words: "Entre deux chaises. It's like sitting on two chairs at the same time. It's like the best of both worlds or the worst of two worlds. It’s a blen...

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  • Beauty, a Multitude of Imperfections with Andrea Calek

    Beauty, a Multitude of Imperfections with Andrea Calek

    “When I was a child, I wanted to be God,” said Andrea Calek, and laughed. “Not president or a winemaker. President is nothing. It’s so small. I wanted to be God.” And while he doesn’t consider his work in the cellar or vineyards to be god-like in any way, he has found a slice of paradise in Ardèche,...

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  • Looking Back on 2014...

    Looking Back on 2014...

    2014 was an amazing year for all of us here at TEW. And for this, we offer great thanks to our families and friends, to our winegrowers and buyers, and to everyone who supports us and them. Looking back on the year, our 20th as a company, we've a lot to reflect on. Cheers to a beautiful year! We...

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  • The South of France with Goatboy Selections

    The South of France with Goatboy Selections

    In the Vineyard with Julien Peyras Byron Bates of Goatboy Selections is back from the field with a few notes from his trip. Thanks Byron! The south of France is magic in August.  It's easy to see why hordes of semi-hard working Parisians flock here every summer.  The sun, sea, food...

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