“Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized”. -Andre Simon, “Commonsense of Wine”
- “Naked Wine: Letting Grapes Do What Comes Naturally”, Alice Feiring.
- “Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think and Drink Like the World’s Top Wine Professionals”, Rajat Parr, Jordan Mackay, Ed Anderson.
- “The Beverage Manager’s Guide to Wines, Beers and Spirits“. Albert W.A. Schmid and John Peter Laloganes.
- Culinary Institute of America. Hyde Park, New York.
- Guide of Sommeliers
- Kendall College Chicago
- Institute of Culinary Education New York
- International Wine Center New York
- The Institute of Masters of Wine
- The International Culinary Center of New York / French Culinary Institute New York
- Windows on the World Wine School New York
- Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET)
People To Follow
- Belinda Chang
- Christy Canterbury
- Elaine Brown
- Joe Campanale
- Jordan Salcito
- Laura Manic
- Levi Dalton
- Melissa Sutherland Amado
- Michael Madrigale
- Pascaline Lepeltier
- Paul Grieco
- Rajat Parr
- De Long: Italy, France, Spain, California, and Long Island.
- The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia, by Tom Stevenson.
- Oz Clarke’s New Wine Atlas: Wines and Wine Regions of the World, Oz Clarke
- World Atlas of Wine, by Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson.
- Ridge Vineyards, California << Amazing (flash empowered) look at this California vineyard.
- Spain: Wine regions and their wine. Espavino.com
- Also read Alfonso Cevola’s post on wine maps, specifically of Italian regions.
Many offer weekly or monthly tastings, newsletters and shipping across the US.
- 67 Wine & Spirits. New York
- Alphabet City Wine Co. New York
- Frankly Wines. New York
- MadWine Esquin Wine Merchants. Seattle
- Bay Grape Oakland, CA
“Natural” Wine (Organic, biodynamic)
- Court of Master Sommeliers
- Guild of Sommeliers
- Institute of Masters of Wine
- James Beard Foundation
- The American Institute of Wine & Food
Podcasts & Radio
- I’ll Drink To That (Levi Dalton), NYC
- Heritage Radio Network. Broadcast shows with top industry leaders in wine, food, and beyond. NYC
- Wine Without Worry (Jameson Fink)
Social Media & Marketing
Wine Bars, Restaurants
Wine Events, Tastings and Education
- Corkbuzz Wine Studio, New York City