Greg Tresner

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Wine Somm Dave Johnson Takes Managerial Position at Davanti Enoteca and Ponders the Demise of the Sommelier

    See also: Chef Pete DeRuvo to Head Kitchen at New Davanti Enoteca Add another familiar name to the talented line-up who'll be working at Davanti Enoteca, slated to open in early August. Wine sommelier Dave Johnson -- best known for his stints at Atlas Bistro and the defunct Sol y Sombra -- will be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Bad Wine: How Can I Tell If a Bottle's Turned?

    Ever open a bottle of wine that just tastes off? We've had it happen to us... in a nice restaurant no less. But what happened? And how do you know it's not just you? UNCORK THE ISSUE: How does a bottle of wine go bad and how can I tell? SPILL THE JUICE: "Wine can go bad and/or be bad in many ways," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    What's the Point of Decanting Wine and How Do I Do It?

    UNCORK THE ISSUE: What's the point of decanting wine and how do I do it? SPILL THE JUICE: "The point of decanting a wine is aeration," says Master Sommelier Greg Tresner of Il Terrazzo at The Phoenician. "With both red and white wines, the flavor and aroma develop as the wine comes in contact with a ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 19, 2000

    Unfed, and Fed Up

    Reservation mixup in Manhattan

  • Dining

    June 29, 2000

    Later, My Check

    Where do hospitality employees go for good food when they'redone with work?