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DEUTSCH FAMILY AND JOSH CELLARS
GIVE TO OPERATION HOMEFRONT
On April 25
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, Josh Cellars presented Operation
Homefront’s Tri-State Field Office with a $10,000
check. Operation Homefront is a not-for-profit that
provides emergency assistance to military person-
nel and their families. Center Moriches resident Kevin
Planz, Staff Sergeant General at the Gabreski Air
Base in Westhampton Beach, was on hand with his
wife and youngest son.
Alison LaFerlita, Operation Homefront; Jim Schliefer, Deutsch Family
Wine & Spirits; Kevin Planz, Sergeant General and wife Kim with their
son; and Carolyn Esposito, Josh Cellars
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Domaine de Canton at Le Bernardin
Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur teamed with
Chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin on May 20
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to pro-
vide a gourmet getaway during the 2013 Manhattan
Cocktail Classic. Each of Chef Ripert’s dishes were
complemented by cocktails by Simon Ford. This was
the flagship in a series of Domain Canton cocktail-
pairing dinners that began in March and run through
September in cities including Portland, Atlanta, Phila-
delphia, Miami, Washington and Las Vegas..
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Crystal Fanale and John Cooper, Domaine de Canton; Eric Ripert,
Le Bernardin; Simon Ford, The 86 Co.
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Chef Ripert plating his striped bass with Domaine de Canton red
wine sauce
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Simon Ford putting the finishing touches on Le Mexique
See recipe online at
BevNetwork.com
Photographs by Michael Priest
ISRAEL TAKES THE BIG APPLE
Principals from 15 Israeli wineries representing 20+
different labels came to NYC on June 4
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to host a
trade-only tasting at City Winery. With wines on hand
from the Golan Heights to the Negev, the tasting
included a wide array of provocative blends, some
refreshing rosés and a large number of impressive
reserve bottlings.
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Estie Wartenberg and Noam Yaacobi, Recanati Winery
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Shlomo Blashka, Royal Wine; and Ilana Ben-Zaken, Domaine du
Castel Winery
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Nili Shalev, Economic Minister, Israel Economic Mission in
New York; Samuel Boxer, Barkan Winery; Nathan Herzog,
Royal Wine
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Amir Besterman Golan Heights Winery
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Nili Shalev; Josh Wesson, Best Bottles; Hanna Kamionski, Israel
Economic Mission; Alex Haruni, Dalton Winery; Yaara Shimony,
Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute; and Beth Belkin,
Israel Economic Mission
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