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Pre-Harvest 2013 Report…But Not Grapes!

Yessiree…the vintage reports are already coming in…from the chile fields of Shenandoah County, Virginia!

As I hope you know, our opened a year ago with amazing varietal chile extracts from a small farm in Virginia called Henry Family Farm. In what has been described as one of the best terroirs for chiles in the world…farmer Bob Henry toils under the Virginia sun cultivating the world’s greatest chiles, some of them rare, some of them actually endangered. These chiles are knock-out distinctive and delicious.

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Award Winner at NYC Hot Sauce Expo & See You Sunday Noon-2pm!

Our Naga Jolokia Ghost Chile extract is a Screaming Mimi Award Winner at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo!

Come see me Sunday, April 21 from Noon-2pm. I’ll be signing hot sauce bottles at the booth and would love to see you! I’ll also be judging the Bloody Mary Mix Down at 2pm Sunday—stick around to see the results.

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Happy Easter: Introducing Philipp Kuhn Wine & 10% OFF

David Rosengarten - 2011 Philipp Kuhn Alte Reben Riesling

The Rosengarten Wine Portfolio rolls on!!! I am pleased beyond words to introduce into the U.S. market the amazing dry wines (white and red!) of Philipp Kuhn, one of Germany’s greatest winemakers, a perennial award-winner in Germany’s top wine magazines. Kuhn’s winery is in the burgeoning area of the Pfalz (formerly known as the Rheinpfalz)…a lush, historic region that includes many of the best young winemakers in German today. It is where the action is, undoubtedly!

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Share the Love: 20% OFF for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, we are sharing the love. We are offering 20% OFF Michel Gonet Champagne, Jude’s Rum Cake, and Henry Family Farm Hot Sauces in my shop from now until February 14 (enter code TASTE20). Be sure to order these exclusive treats with enough time to have them delivered by Valentine’s Day.

To start, palate-invigorating Champagne…

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And From the People Who Really Know Winter…Fabulous Holiday Food!

At year-end holiday time, Americans are highly imaginative in their party-planning: we’re likely to draw on American ideas, British ideas, Italian ideas, French ideas, Mexican ideas and more. But one of the world’s culinary corners that lends itself most delectably to parties–and to winter parties, at that!–is oftentimes overlooked.

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