Author: Andrew Breskin

Uncategorized / 30.07.2019

It’s always fun explaining to people that when I travel to Bordeaux, it’s part of my job. I get the groans and eye rolls, and of course “tough life” and “must be nice,” etc. The truth is, I am very fortunate to include these travels...

Uncategorized / 18.06.2019

From Andrew, your Kosher Sommelier: I had a mentor in my early years of learning about and tasting wine, a curmudgeonly lifelong bachelor who worked in a retail store. I wouldn't say he was lovable, or that he enjoyed my company much, since I was not...

Uncategorized / 14.05.2019

The Road to Burgundy The progression of taste among wine lovers in the kosher world and broader wine world is somewhat parallel. First, budding connoisseurs are intrigued with fruit forward wines with strong oak flavors, big tannins, and generous mouthfeel. Gradually the tendency will spread towards...

Wine / 08.03.2019

I was recently invited to participate as a judge in the annual New York Jewish Week wine tasting. This involves the blind tasting of hundreds of wines across numerous regions and price points. The tasting is broken up by color and price point and takes...