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Mar
12

This Evening’s Radio Special


On March 4th, Costas Mouzouras and his staff from Gotham Wines & Liquors (2517 Broadway; New York, NY 10025 – Tel: 212.932.0990) held their 9th Annual Kosher Wine Extravaganza, featuring 300 wines and liquors, at the West End Institutional Synagogue in Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

Costas Mouzouras - Gotham Wines and Liquors

Shiki Rauchberger, Chief Winemaker for Teperberg 1870 Winery, started the private tasting, he introduced us to several selections which are already on the market and some which will not be available until shortly before Passover 2013.

Shiki Rauchberhger - Teperberg 1870

There were some very interesting wines, Shiki selected, wines that clearly showed why Teperberg 1870 is one of Israel’s top wineries.

A partial view of the Teperberg bottles we tasted...

Costas followed Shiki‘s presentation with his own. He demonstrated new wines and old favorites (we will write about them…), he also gave us some very interesting pointers on how to appreciate wine.

We then proceeded upstairs to the general admission area where we met old friends, made new ones, tasted superb wines from all over the world, as well as a great selection of cheeses from Anderson International Foods and some delicious chocolates from Chocolate Works NY. In the center there was a table laden with dips, salads and crackers as large tables laden with wines circled the room.

This is the third extravaganza presented by Gotham Wines that we attended, and frankly, they keep getting better and better!

Please tune as in this evening at 8:00 pm (Eastern Standard) on BlogTalkRadio.com for a special pre-taped show with Costas Mouzouras, winemakers, food purveyors, and more. Listen in to learn about the latest wines for this Passover.

In case you missed it you can listen to our archived show with Brent Delman, from The Cheese Guy.com. Brent regaled us with his knowledge of cheese while being in an informative but entertaining manner.

Please tune us in this eve, we’ll be waiting for you!

CS


4 Responses to “This Evening’s Radio Special”


  1. 1 A M
    March 12, 2012 at 11:51 pm

    CS,

    I just listened to the archived show, as usual it was fun and informative. even when listening to those attending who could not quite describe the wines in “professional” terms was enlightening.

    Could you feature more of Costas? He not only knows his wines, he’s witty, has a great screen presence and seems eager to teach and share. He comes across not as a salesman, but rather as a genuine wine lover ready to give us of his knowledge and describe the best. What more can one ask from a natural born teacher?

    Can you please feature him more often?

    A. M

  2. 2 M. Friedlander
    March 13, 2012 at 6:59 am

    I’ve followed all the wine posts on this blog, since the beginning, and I found them VERY educational, now that you started featuring video, I expect to see more of Costas. Is it doable?

  3. 3 Adam M
    March 14, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    Chaim – Your insights on wine and food are very valuable. I take great pleasure from the fruits of your labor and passion. Please keep up the good work. With the help of Hashem and your great talents, the Kosher food and wine “scene” (pun intended) will be elevated many levels. Le’Chaim (another pun!)

    Adam M

    • March 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm

      Thank you Adam,

      My coblogger SYR and I do what we can about those subjects we feel passionate about. We just hope we may pass muster.


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