New wines from Landmark — not just the chardonnay we frequently see, but also the winery’s pinot noir. Thoughts on both expressions follow. 2014 Landmark Vineyards Overlook Chardonnay Sonoma County – Robust on the nose, with an initial body that… Continue reading ?
Tyler Winery 2013 Pinot Noir N Block Bien Nacido Vineyard Santa Maria Valley Roughly 100 cases of Tyler Winery 2013 Pinot Noir N Block Bien Nacido Vineyard Santa Maria Valley are produced annually... Ian Cauble
Rhys Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir Swan Terrace Santa Cruz Mountains is a classic, intense Pinot Noir perfume... Ian Cauble
One of the "worst" mistakes any wine lover can make involves the wine drinking equivalent of getting stuck in a rut. Lots of people know what they like, and choose to stick with it, always opting for the Merlot, or the Pinot Noir, or...Show More Summary
André Clouet Brut Champagne Cuvée 1911 Grand Cru Bouzy The Champagne is derived from 100 percent Pinot Noir from the Grand Cru vineyards of Bouzy... Ian Cauble
German wines are only made for roast pork knuckles and boiled sausages with lots of kraut, right? Not so. Here’s a look at a couple of German bottlings that are down-right cool for the summer, designed for lighter fare. 2013 S.A.… Continue reading ?
It's June, and that means one thing when it comes to wine in San Francisco: Pinot Noir. For the past 12 years, June has played host to PinotDays, a celebration of the grape that brings wineries and wine lovers together for a couple of...Show More Summary
The last we saw from the Orange Is the New Black cast in support of their upcoming season was a not-that-funny (but charming in its Netflix-branded sibling appreciation) OITNB-specific adaptation of Titus Andromedon’s “Pinot Noir” from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Show More Summary
Acclaimed TV celebrities and wine seem to be a winning pairing these days: Tituss Burgess has of course started his own brand of Pinot Noir, and The Americans’ Matthew Rhys now has a series in which he and Matthew Goode wander around Italy being respectively very Welsh and English and sniffing and sipping to their hearts’ content. Yesterday […]
Specs Age 37 Claim to fame Plays Titus Andromedon on Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Base New York Twitter @TitusBurgess Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Titus Burgess: The time. My iPhone is my alarm clock. What are your go-to social media platforms? Probably Instagram and Facebook and Twitter. Show More Summary
I hadn’t heard of St. Helena-based Amici before (or its second label, Olema), and as such I didn’t have any real expectations for these three wines. Consider me both surprised and a new fan: These wines are uniformly excellent —… Continue reading ?
There’s a nice story behind this Tesselaarsdal Pinot Noir, which I drank with Greg Sherwood and Higgo Jacobs on Saturday. It’s made by Berene Sauls, who is an employee of Hamilton Russell Vineyards in Hemel-En-Aarde. The wine is made at Hamilton Russell with the assistance of winemaker Emul Ross (who recently joined from Chamonix), and [...]
“I could slit my wrist and pour you a glass of Pinot Noir right now,” Tituss Burgess told Seth Meyers last night when asked whether the now-infamous song — “Peeno Noir” — from Season 1 of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has changed his drinking habits. Indeed, in their conversation on Late Night (Burgess’ second appearance on Meyers’ show), the Schmidt star […]
Tituss Burgess is sitting at an Upper West Side café enjoying a Jack Daniels and Diet Coke. Anyone who recognizes the star of Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt might wonder why he’s not drinking pinot noir, the libation that propelled him to stardom, and which he now makes and sells himself. ... More »
It's been a long year since we left Kimmy Schmidt victorious on the steps of a Durnsville, Indiana courthouse, in which time Tituss Burgess got his own pinot noir label, Ellie Kemper was somehow not banned from SoulCycle, and Tina Fey proved herself oddly prescient about America's desire to ship... More »
Unbreakable! It's baby, dammit. It's a miracle! That's right — Ellie Kemper is having a baby, news she announced while stopping by The Tonight Show Wednesday. (The father is Kemper's husband, writer Michael Koman; Fallon's not Maury.) It's very on-brand news, as just like Kimmy Schmidt herself, Kemper's baby will soon leave the... More »
Ellie Kemper and her husband, Michael Koman, are expecting their first baby, reports People. The two have been married for nearly four years, and it looks like they might need both some pinot noir and a mid-size car to take on this next stage. If anything, Ellie can smuggle that... More »
On Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Titus Andromedon makes a glorious music video for a self-penned song called “Peeno Noir,” “an ode to black penis.” This song is so good that it was inevitable that we'd get a merchandising spin-off from Tituss Burgess, the actor behind this brilliantly rendered character. Show More Summary
“He became famous for his Chardonnay at Kendall-Jackson, but he made everything and still does, including Zinfandels and Pinot Noirs from Lake County grapes,” Beery said. Inspired by her friend and local artist John Clarke — “he does...Show More Summary
Tituss Burgess is all smiles while attending the official launch party for PINOT by Tituss Burgess held at The Box on Tuesday evening (April 5) in New York City. The 37-year-old Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actor was joined at the event by Megan Hilty and her husband Brian Gallagher, Frankie J. Grande, Orange Is The New [...]