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November 3rd 2020

15 Wine Experts You Should Be Following on Instagram

No drink is more essential to the holiday season than wine. With stay-at-home orders potentially on the horizon, there’s no better time to explore the world of wine through the eyes of tastemakers who make it exciting.


January 15 2020

A Day in the Life of a NYC Wine Bar Director Includes Stand-up Comedy

Inside a Greenwich Village comedy club on a sweaty Wednesday evening in July 2019, Sam Mushman takes the stage. He starts out his seven-minute set talking about one of his obvious physical features: his height. He’s 6-foot-6 and describes to the audience how women he’s dated believe his stature makes him a good fighter. He disagrees.


September 6th 2019

Half-Bottles of Wine Offer Value and Variety. So Why Aren’t We Drinking Them?

When sommelier Sam Mushman started curating his wine program at Arthouse Hotel in NYC, he aimed to assemble a generous half-bottle selection. Mushman favors the smaller serving vessel because he believes it gives consumers the chance to sample some of the world’s finest wines at (relatively) affordable prices.

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