Super Bowl Wine Pairings

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, check out my five food and wine pairings over at Snooth.com. Benito’s Wine Reviews

Inside IWM, March 17-20, 2014: It’s Spring!

Inside IWM, March 17-20, 2014: It’s Spring! Given the rough winter we had in the greater New York City area, it’s understandable that we all got spring fever at IWM. We began the week with a delicious Irish tea cake recipe–paired with Italian wine, of course–from David Klay for St. Patrick’s Day. On Tuesday, David Gwo fell in love with Movia 2010 Ribolla Gialla, a gorgeous...

Snow & Solengo

Snow & Solengo When snow derails train, road and other travel options, it’s best to hunker down, cook something delicious and raid the cellar. As the latest winter storm rolled through our area, this is just what I did.Cantina Argiano sits atop a rolling hill in Montalcino. A stalwart Brunello producer, like many wineries in the area, Argiano also produces a notable Super Tuscan blend,...

Food & Wine (@fandw): Tenuta Il Poggione’s Is "A Stellar Rosso Di Montalcino"

Food & Wine (@fandw): Tenuta Il Poggione’s Is "A Stellar Rosso Di Montalcino" Here’s what the editors of Food & Wine had to say about the Tenuta Il Poggione, one of the “Tuscany Wine Producers That We Love”:Il PoggioneThis top producer has been owned by the Franceschi family since 1890 and is best known for its basic Brunello and its Vigna Paganelli riserva,...