Why Champagne Brands Are Partnering With Art Fairs

Upon entrance to The Armory Show in New York City, an art fair showcasing 20th- and 21st-century works, guests were immediately greeted by a massive bar pouring Pommery Brut Royal Champagne. In the middle of the lounge sat a towering blue sculpture by conceptual artist Ryan Gander, the inaugural winner of the Pommery Prize for […]

English and Welsh Sparkling Wines Are Sparking a New Wave for Bubbles

When thinking of sparkling wine regions, locales like Italy (prosecco), Spain, (cava), and France (Champagne, of course), are usually top of mind. Certainly, there are numerous producers of sparkling wine around the world, but the next big hotspot for bubbles might not be somewhere you’d first expect–for any kind of wine. England has been producing […]

Review: Niche Niche Is a Manhattan Chameleon Where the Food and Wine List Change Every Night

The semi-cooked chocolate dessert slouched in the bowl like a kid not wanting to get called on in class. Fresh whipped cream and grated bittersweet chocolate capped the confection’s dark, amorphous dunes and waves, the final plate in a four-course pre-fixe at Niche Niche, a curious two-month-old restaurant in New York’s SoHo. Was it a […]