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Time to expand your horizons by discovering new wines. And summer is the perfect season to try a special, aromatic summer sipping white--Torrontes Reserve, from Michel Torino Estate, Don David, in Cafayate Valley, Argentina. Torrontes is the emblematic white wine of Argentina and the varietal is getting rave reviews. This is a vibrant, racy white wine that has a unique bouquet, showing aromas of flowers, (actually red roses) along with other floral scents and citrus flavors of lime, peach, lychee and accompanied by  bright acidity that leads to a dry, crisp finish. This fabulous white is...
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Their meeting was destiny. Caesar Mistretta, Jr.  and Martha Rooney met at a Bernardsville Chamber of Commerce gathering. Caesar, the son of J.M. Stringer Gallery owner, Caesar Mistretta, Sr. and Martha, the daughter of Mastro Shoes owner Peter Rooney, began their romance shortly thereafter which led up to their engagement at The Bernards Inn and eventually their wedding day here on July 2, 2011.  Martha’s engagement and wedding rings were handcrafted by Mitchell-Peck fine jewelers of Bernardsville. Martha and Caesar are, in a word, stunning together.  They are beautiful people...
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The beautiful Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, New Jersey recently hosted the Sybase Match Play LPGA golf tournament  The Bernards Inn had the pleasure of hosting Cristie Kerr, the 4th ranked player in the world who was the runner up in the tournament to Suzann Pettersen. As well as being a celebrated professional golfer and breast cancer activist, Cristie is a wine enthusiast who created her own label called Curvature. The Curvature label is made at the Pride Winery facility under the direction and partnership with Suzanne Pride Bryan who is the owner of Pride Mountain Vineyards. T...
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This recipe embraces the best that New Jersey has to offer in the summer months. We use Lemon Thyme, the lightest green herb in this photo  from our garden. Enjoy the summer! ROASTED CORN CHOWDER CHANTERELLE MUSHROOMS, GRAPE TOMATOES, JALAPEÑO, AND LEMON THYME Ingredients: 6 Ears of Corn 2 White Onions, chopped into 1 inch pieces 4 Cloves of Garlic, crushed 4 Sprigs of Thyme 2 Quarts of Water 1/2 Cup Whole Milk 2 TBSP Canola Oil Salt 8 Ounces Chanterelle Mushrooms, cleaned very well 1 TBSP Fresh Lemon Thyme 12 Grape Tomatoes, cut in half 1 TBSP Sweet Unsalted Butter 2 TBSP Jalapeño Puré...
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Malbec One of my favorite duties as a Sommelier is the opportunity to taste and discover new exceptional wines. (Yes, I do love my job, but I assure you that is only part of it!) And when I can’t get to the wineries due to the everyday demands of my job, I simply love it when the winery—and the winemaker—come to me!  Such was the occasion when Aaron Buoncristiani of the Napa Valley family winery bearing his name visited me at the Inn with an extraordinary line up of wines. Aaron and his three brothers are running the show at Buoncristiani Family Winery. The Winery was established in 1999 by ...
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