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Aging wine is one of the most interesting aspects of wine collecting and enjoyment. There is an excitement of tasting a wine over months and years, as it develops in the bottle from something delicious to something exceptional and interesting. It's always a joy to...

I started Liquid Kosher in 2009 and never thought about importing wine from Israel. Our brand focused on high end French wines, and Israeli wines were not quite on our radar. Finally in 2018,  we were matched with Ya'acov Oryah Wines. I thought it would...

Please enjoy this previously unpublished memoir from my trip to the region last year. -Andrew Everything does really happen for a reason. All I wanted to do was sleep, but I had the extreme fortune of being seated next to the friendliest person in France. After...

While most of these posts have been chipper and inquisitive, if I do say so myself, this one is going to be a real downer. Why, you may ask? Isn’t wine all fun and joy, a business filled with long lunches and contemplative tastings. Not...

I have to admit that I wasn’t sure it was going to work. Our portfolio, chock full of prized wines from the bellwether regions of Bordeaux and Burgundy, would now come to include a class of wines that were considered on the fringe. Some have...

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...

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...

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...