brooklyn wine fest

Yesterday was the eventful Brooklyn Wine Fest and man was it a good time. It’s not easy to get to Greenpoint from the UES, but it was definitely worth it. From the Q, to the L, to a mile walk later, my pal Jen and I met up at the Brooklyn Expo Center. We got…

summer in a bottle

Today is the first beautiful day we’ve had in New York in 2018 and I’m not gonna lie, I NEEDED pink wine! What better way to celebrate than with a bottle of rosè? First of all the bottle is absolutely beautiful (and has a great bulb), but secondly it has a lovely, refreshing taste.  This is…

tasting template

Below you’ll find the tasting template I myself use (it’s a combination of templates I’ve used in the past) and will use for all tasting posts I share. Please feel free to utilize this as well for your own tasting experiences! wine name: vintage: style/type: country/region: price: appearance: clarity (clear or hazy): intensity (pale, medium,…

rating system

Good wine is subjective to the taster. I myself have only recently gotten to the point where I enjoy the complex characteristics of wine. Six years ago I’d taste a wine and think, “this is just AWFUL,” but I’ve come to realize, that maybe it was just an acidic or full bodied wine that I…

how to taste

Tasting helps build that appreciation for wine. Next time you are out and order a glass, don’t just down it. Take a second to get to know your wine and it’s beautiful characteristics. Let’s start with the basics! step 1: I’m always going to start by examining the bulb of the wine bottle if I…

about me

My name is Kendyl Leuck and I’m a 26-year-old professional living in New York City. I started out in the men’s fashion sales world and transitioned into uniform marketing out of college. From there I jumped shipped to Pharma advertising. I’ve always been a go-getter and the type of girl to go out and work…