“A German wine label is one of the things life’s just too short for.” – Kingsley Amis But it doesn’t have to be that way! Lewis breaks it down into 3 simple rules that will prevent you from ever being bamboozled by Deutsch wine-labeling practices ever again. Interested in finding a great Riesling? Search HERE. […]
A Pinot Grigio with a twist cap has to be the most basic thing ever in the world of wine…….or is it????? Yannick goes head-to-head with that misconception in Yannick vs. Wine Myths.
Roald Dahl called it “equivalent to experiencing an orgasm at once in the mouth and in the nose.” Clive Coates said it was “not only nectar: a yardstick with which to judge all other Burgundies.” An auction description for the vineyard during the French Revolution even said “we cannot disguise the fact that the wine […]
Get some Wine on Wheels perspective from Yannick Benjamin, award-winning sommelier and Wheeling Forward co-founder, as he gives a tour of Le Du’s! Come in every Saturday for a free wine tasting with seminars led by Yannick. Music by bensound.com
Le Du’s is carrying a whole new style of drink: absinthe! Kevin Herson of Doc Herson’s Natural Spirits in Brooklyn came by to tell us about their mission to bring this misunderstood – but resurgent – libation to New York City. Click here to shop Doc Herson’s at Le Du’s! Click here to join our […]
Matthias Knebel of Weingut Knebel came from the terraced vineyards of Mosel, Germany to NYC to visit Le Du’s! Once he showed us an awesome video taken from a helicopter flying along the terraces, we knew we had to put a video together. Matthias talks about the unique challenges and opportunities of making wine on […]
Château Fieuzal’s head winemaker Stephen Carrier comes by Le Du’s Wines, and provides a Bordeaux vintage guide from ’12-’16! As the head winemaker at one of Graves’ most forefront producers, he has great ideas on the strengths and weaknesses of each of the last few years. Click here to shop Bordeaux at Le Du’s (organized […]
Ronchi di Cialla visits Le Du’s Wines! Ivan Rapuzzi is the owner and winemaker at Ronchi di Cialla in Friuli. They grow 7 varieties of indigenous grapes to make awesome biodiversity-certified wines in the gorgeous Italian Alpine foothills. Find the wines HERE.
Longtime Le Du’s employee and current Golden Vines rep Kilolo Strobert returns to the old stomping grounds to highlight two fantastic Burgundys that come in *under $25*! Don’t miss out on these great wines at great value. Click here to shop the Domaine De l’Echelette Champliaud Macon-Cruzille 2015 at $16.99: http://www.leduwines.com/main.asp?request=SHOW_DETAIL&sku=000000050118 Click here to shop […]
It’s Le Du’s Live from the Pfalz Section! Lewis is super excited about the rieslings coming out of Pfalz, which has really found its stylistic groove in the past few years, aided by a string of exceptional growing seasons. It sure doesn’t hurt that it tends to be less expensive than Alsace and the Mosel, […]
It’s Le Du’s Live from the Cornas Section! Lewis thinks its time for a reassessment of the misunderstood Cornas. One of the great strongholds of Syrah in the world, the tastes of the day have somewhat passed by its typical style. However, a wave of new winemakers have recently found a sweet spot. They’re producing […]
Have you ever had a religious experience on camera by accident? Lewis has. He was just looking for a nice wine to pair with a delicious pad thai from our great West Village neighbors Tue Thai Restaurant, and despite being a self-professed Viognier skeptic, he decided on a bottle of Famille Pierre Gaillard Condrieu 2012. […]