How can it be that Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone?  It seems like yesterday we were setting up the currentVintage table at the Nantucket Wine Festival Yacht Club Grand Tasting.  With over 100 wineries, dozens of food booths, live cooking demos, etc, the Grand Tasting is a tremendous event—and a logistical marvel.  Our […]

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Opening Night of Figs at the old Woodbox was terrific. An 8:30 reservation was civilized after a crazy Figawi work day and the cozy back room full of “Sconseters” (including Tracy Root, as our server) was intimate and clubby.  The tables were jammed with those lucky enough to get a resy—Marian & Russ Morash of […]

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Just when you think you can no longer be dazzled…an invitation to a Burgundy dinner at the East Brick comes along… 1er & Grand Cru wines of Louis Latour:  check Winemaker Jean Charles in attendance: check Handsome Celebrity French Chef:  check Glorious renovated historical mansion:  check Gracious hosts celebrating 5th wedding anniversary:  check Rushing into […]

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The “Sultans of Sonoma Coast”.  That is the name Denis Toner coined for the all-star panel of vintners Ehren Jordan (Failla), David (Hirsch) and Andy (Peay).  I’m not sure how they felt about it, but it still makes me smile every time I think of it.  I attended the seminar on Friday of the Nantucket […]

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Thursday, we had Rob Sinskey, Napa legend, do a tasting at currentVintage.  The fact that Rob even does store tastings amazes me!  He has been established for 20+ years; he was organic before it was popular.  His wife, Maria, is a celebrated chef and cookbook author.  Yet, here they are, in my store, with their […]

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Welcome to the inaugural (life)Style & Terroir blog post from currentVintage! In general, blog posts are made in close proximity to real time–more like tweets—but in my world, there will almost always be a 7-second delay.  Not to censor or edit, just to process all of these amazing life experiences that I find myself in […]

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