Tag Archives: Danny Meyer

• 4 Cocktails for Day Drinking (Without Getting Day Drunk)

4 Cocktails for Day Drinking (Without Getting Day Drunk)

Proper daytime drinking requires the intestinal fortitude needed for marathons, not sprints. But it also requires a strategy (plus water and food, and did we say water?). Those rosé refills can land you in that sad, sad place where you nod off earlier than is socially acceptable. “You want to feel buzzed but also refreshed,” […]

• The Near-Accidental Brilliance of Shafer Vineyards

The Near-Accidental Brilliance of Shafer Vineyards

John Shafer and his family brought a surprisingly haphazard and improvisational approach to learning the winery trade, but Jay McInerney finds that the results are some of Napa Valley’s finest wines. Like more than a few Napa Valley wineries, Shafer Vineyards had its inception in a midlife crisis. John Shafer was a 48-year-old former bomber […]

• Food & Wine Classic in Aspen celebrates 29th year

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen celebrates 29th year

Better put your cardiologist on speed-dial; it’s almost time for the 29th annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. The nation’s most-lauded culinary festival will be held June 17-19, featuring food, wine, and cocktail seminars, cooking demos and competitions, grand tastings, and book signings by celebrity chefs like Tom Colicchio, José Andrés, and Michael Symon. […]