Visiting New York City in Wine (pictures): Day 1: Tribeca Grill, Tribeca Wine Merchants, Tribeca, Clinton Hill


Flashes of Heaven: Visit to Tribeca Grill’s Cellar, aka. Crazy Whoa Wine

the Chateauneuf du Pape Cellar underneath Tribeca Grill

one corner of the Riesling and Pinot Noir Cellar underneath Tribeca Grill

1998 Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape

1990 Domaine Leroy Richebourg Grand Cru; 1949 Domaine Leroy Musigny Grand Cru

1990 Petrus Pomerol Grand Vin; 1961 Grand Vin de Chateau Latour Premier Grand Cru; 1900 (certified) Chateau Margat Lillet-Witt; 1990 Grand Vin de Chateau Latour Premier Grand Cru

Steve Morgan, Tribeca Grill Sommelier, with Sacrisassi Schioppettino-Refosco

(to be clear: Tribeca Grill has a *57-page* wine book with a brilliant vertical, great price collection focusing in especially on Chateauneuf du Pape, Riesling, Burgundy, and quirky California and Italian gems, along with a lot of incredible other things–write-up to follow)

Around Tribeca

the freedom towers disappearing into fog

Visiting Tribeca Wine Merchants

estate bottles

Tribeca Wine Merchants’ Wine Tastings


Evening in Clinton Hill

a jazz trio practicing in their first floor Brooklyn apartment during a rain

Thank you to Levi Dalton.

Thank you to Steve Morgan for being so generous with his time showing me the wine program at Tribeca Grill, and for sharing the Schioppettino-Refosco blend by Sacrisassi with me in response to my “Hunting Schioppettino” write up.

Thank you to Tara Carille, Stu, and Nick for hosting me at Tribeca Wine Merchants and for sharing such fantastic wines with me.

Thank you to Birk O’Halloran, and to Dan Petroski.


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  1. Man I was to be the next sous there, till the towers fell, no work sent me back to flag. It’s a great place hope you had fun there

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