The only remedy for this cold rainy windy night: a dinner full of Alto Adige wines! YUMMMMMM (at The Marrow)

The only remedy for this cold rainy windy night: a dinner full of Alto Adige wines! YUMMMMMM (at The Marrow)

Grape growing rock stars, cheaper-than-Napa Cabs, basalt lickers, and a new place to have your bachelor/bachelorette party: 5 fun facts about Washington wine!

Grape growing rock stars, cheaper-than-Napa Cabs, basalt lickers, and a new place to have your bachelor/bachelorette party: 5 fun facts about Washington wine!

Went running instead of rosé-ing. #paytoplay (at Riverside Park)

Went running instead of rosé-ing. #paytoplay (at Riverside Park)

OK so our final season Mad Men wine count kicked off without an actual shot of wine - but something REALLY monumental happened: http://grapefriend.com/2014/04/14/mad-men-wine-count-can-i-get-some-french-champagne/ 

OK so our final season Mad Men wine count kicked off without an actual shot of wine - but something REALLY monumental happened: http://grapefriend.com/2014/04/14/mad-men-wine-count-can-i-get-some-french-champagne/ 

Welcome to Game of Rhones, the wine tasting that gives a whole new meaning to Red Wedding.

Welcome to Game of Rhones, the wine tasting that gives a whole new meaning to Red Wedding.

True Grit: that’s what it takes to make it in NYC. Sampling some Mendocino wines today.

True Grit: that’s what it takes to make it in NYC. Sampling some Mendocino wines today.

Let me make one thing incredibly clear: THIS is the grapefriend equivalent of royal baby photos. (That said, Kate’s grapefriend status is in serious question after this: http://grapefriend.com/2014/04/13/william-kate-new-zealand-wine)

Let me make one thing incredibly clear: THIS is the grapefriend equivalent of royal baby photos. (That said, Kate’s grapefriend status is in serious question after this: http://grapefriend.com/2014/04/13/william-kate-new-zealand-wine)

I saw this wine glass and thought it was funny so tweeted it last night. Oh, you know who else thought it was funny? Kerry Washington! She retweeted grapefriend. NBD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: 

I saw this wine glass and thought it was funny so tweeted it last night. Oh, you know who else thought it was funny? Kerry Washington! She retweeted grapefriend. NBD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: 

#TBT to LAST spring with hyacinths and Viognier, prob my ultimate spring wine.

#TBT to LAST spring with hyacinths and Viognier, prob my ultimate spring wine.

Been on such the Syrah tip lately. Love it.

Been on such the Syrah tip lately. Love it.

Happy Canyon, happy mouth!

Happy Canyon, happy mouth!

Drinks at The Ivy: ALWAYS GOOD! (at The Ivy Restaurant)

Drinks at The Ivy: ALWAYS GOOD! (at The Ivy Restaurant)

Rosé brunch in LA. Not coming back to NYC til it’s warm out.

Rosé brunch in LA. Not coming back to NYC til it’s warm out.

Ohhhh yeah.  (at Finn McCools)

Ohhhh yeah. (at Finn McCools)

tgif: thank grapes it’s Friday!