Writer Profile for Christina Bucci Vanderveer

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Christina lives in New York City, lawyer by day, student of wine by night. Her ideal post-work aperitif pairing would be a biscuity champagne and gougères. Currently pursuing her WSET Advanced qualifications at International Wine School in Chelsea.

Stories by Christina Bucci Vanderveer:

Eleven Madison Park Named World’s Best Restaurant

The always anticipated World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards were announced in Melbourne, with New York City’s Eleven Madison Park topping the list. [...]

Wild Game Night @ Craftbar, No Chicken Here

My husband and I attended Craftbar’s Winter Wild Game Night Dinner at the end of January on a whim—based on a late afternoon Tweet from owner Tom Colicchio (i.e. his marketing assistant) that there were a [...]

Bordeaux 2014, Something for Everyone

After warming up at my first-ever industry tasting of Brunello the week before, I was anxious to see how an industry tasting of Bordeaux would compare as the Italians and French have distinct wine personalities. [...]

Speed-Dating Brunello, An Industry Tasting

“Benvenuto Brunello” translates to “Welcome Brunello,” an aptly named event for a first-time industry tasting Brunello-novice like myself. [...]