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Frenchy’s Wine Road: A Special Tasting of Opus One

“The other day, my old boss, Randy Caravella of Post Wine & Spirits in Cos Cob, invited me to taste a bottle of Opus One. It was a very generous offer that I accepted immediately. Even in the wine business, it’s not often you get to taste Opus.” – Francois Steichen Continue Reading →

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Frenchy’s Wine Road: From Cap, Cork & Cellar to Connecticut Wine & Liquor, Here, A Weekly Roundup of Wine Store Offerings

François Steichen founded Frenchy’s Wine Road, a Connecticut company that writes copy and content for the wine, spirits and cider industries. He is a resident of Old Greenwich with 16 years’ experience in the Wine Industry in Fairfield County and New York City. He holds the WSET Diploma in wine & spirits. Continue Reading →

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Frenchy’s Wine Road Continues Its Tour: Cap, Cork & Cellar and Putnam & Vine

Cap, Cork & Cellar is one of the most inviting stores around, with high ceilings, large-paned windows, and a wood floor.
Putnam & Vine is very clean, with clear sights-lines and clear separation of sections and displays. One such display was a lot of fun: boxes containing bottles of each of the ingredients for a given cocktail. The cocktail recipe is marked on the front of the box. Continue Reading →

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Wine Stores in Spotlight during Christmas Season

“At a time when so much of the wine business is consolidating, and super-stores are proliferating, Greenwich caters to an increasingly sophisticated wine, beer and spirits client by providing stores that carry well-conceived stocks and libraries of fine wine, as well as loads of apt value choices that just make me smile.” – Francois Steichen, Frenchy’s Wine Road Continue Reading →

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Frenchy’s Wine Road: Interview with Jean-Luc Colombo, French Winemaking Pioneer

“The ICE Officer who greeted me at JFK guessed that I am 54 years old! Can you imagine? I am well over 60! But the key is not to work too hard. It is about lifestyle: working hard every day, but at a job you love. Have good food and wine. Taste things every day.” – Jean-Luc Colombo Continue Reading →

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