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Energy Mogul Says He’s Been Cheated By Wine Merchants Too Many Times

A Florida billionaire energy maven and wine collector told a New York jury Wednesday that he doesn’t even like wine auctions anymore, because he has too often been the victim of buying fake wine.

04/03/2013

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Energy Mogul Goes To Court In Suit Over Counterfeit Wine

In a sphere of oenophiles far removed from the world of Two-Buck Chuck and Franzia, a billionaire went to trial Wednesday in his lawsuit against a California wine merchant who allegedly cheated him to the tune of $320,000.

03/27/2013

Bedell 2009 Merlot (credit: Bedell)

Long Island Wine Chosen For Lunch At Obama’s Second Inauguration

It’s the first time a New York wine has ever been served at a Presidential inauguration and all out in Long Island’s wine country are beaming with pride.

01/10/2013

Pasanella and Son Vitners on South Street (credit: Google Maps)

South Street Wine Store Open After Sandy, But Hopes It Can Survive Into Next Year

Many stores in Lower Manhattan damaged by superstorm Sandy haven’t been able to benefit from the holiday season. But at one business near the South Street Seaport, they’re counting their lucky stars and their Christmas receipts.

12/24/2012

Champagne

NYC’s Top 5 Liquor Stores For Holiday Gifts

Need to check some names off your shopping list? Use this handy guide to NYC’s top liquor stores to find the perfect wine, spirits and beer for the imbibers on your list, and spread the holiday cheer.

CBS New York–12/10/2012

New York State Wine, Beer and Spirits Summit (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Hosts Summit On Alcoholic Beverages To Help Boost Sales, Tourism

Gov. Cuomo announced plans for a new marketing campaign to promote New York-produced wine, beer, cider and spirits sales and tourism.

10/24/2012

Debunking Wine Myths On The Couch

Wine 101: Debunking Vino Myths On The Couch

Most of us enjoy a glass of wine – by itself or maybe with a meal.But with so many varieties and brands out there, picking the right one isn’t always easy.

10/04/2012

Wine & Cheese In The park

Mobile Couch: Wine & Cheese In Central Park

TV 10-55′s Alex Denis and the Mobile Couch were live in Central Park early Friday morning, learning about wine and cheese pairings.

08/24/2012

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NYC’s 7 Best Summertime Happy Hours

Summertime brings with it temptation to skip the customary weeknight activities – hitting the gym, running errands, doing laundry – and hit the bar instead. These haunts are offering cheap drinks and discount eats for happy hour this season.

08/21/2012

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Eye On New York: The NJ Wine Industry, Advice For Single Women, Stop And Frisk, And More

Wine lovers in the Garden State are thrilled to learn that the New Jersey wine industry is growing fast, advice for single women who want to be married, a chance to Mouth Off To Montone, and much more in the latest edition of Eye On New York.

08/19/2012

Wine Barrel In New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Garden State Wine Producers Hope To Gain Following, Respect

In June, New Jersey wines were put to the test by an international panel of top wine experts. The Jersey wines were up against French ones in a blind taste test and the result was a tie.

08/13/2012

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The 5 Best Cocktail Bars In Prospect Heights

To be fair, these aren’t all bars, per se — several are full-fledged restaurants — but they all serve cocktails that make them worthy of the cocktail bar moniker, at least in our opinion.

CBS New York–07/31/2012

Food And Beer

NYC’s Top 5 Restaurant Week Food & Wine, Beer Pairings

Oftentimes, beer, wine and cocktails aren’t included on the Restaurant Week menu offerings, but these 5 venues offer the three-course dinner deal and the option of wine or beer to accompany your meal.

CBS New York–07/16/2012

City Winery - New York, NY (via Jane Tillman Irving / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Special Series On Hudson Square: City Winery

Making wine in New York City is not a matter of having acres of vineyard outside your door, WCBS 880′s Jane Tillman Irving reported.

07/11/2012

Hoboken St Patricks Day

Hoboken’s 7 Best Bars

The waterfront city offers nightlife destinations for every taste, from ladies who are looking to mingle with friends over cocktails, to relaxed sports bars, to lounges with a view of the Hudson and NYC skyline.

CBS New York–06/13/2012

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