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Take It To Go: Must-Have Cans for the Season

With the weather a little touch and go (we’re praying it’s here to stay) you gotta soak up the sun while you can. We’ve got the ultimate guide for no-fuss fun in the sun. This collection of canned craft cocktails has something for everyone, and it’s easy as 1-2-3. Perfect for park and beach hangs or just sipping on your stoop with good friends ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/17/2021 at 00:44 am

Seasons Change: 6 Wines to Try this Spring

It’s hard not to be excited for the return of warmer weather. Days lengthen, heavy sweaters and jackets are tucked away for the season, sunglasses are found, and even our footsteps, after months of plodding through snow and slush, get lighter. New foods appear in markets and on menus -- heavy squashes make way for delicate greens, beans, and more. Taste in wine ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/16/2021 at 23:56 pm

And The Award Goes To... : Award Winning Food

This year’s award season has been as big as any—maybe bigger, considering the challenges at play for the entertainment industry, much like we saw in the food industry. With the Oscars coming up on April 25th, we want to highlight the award winners on our shelves, as well! ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/13/2021 at 17:49 pm

Not Your Average Grocer

If there’s one thing we know around here, it’s that at Provisions, we’re not your average grocer. People come from all over the city to find that one amazing, rare item we happen to carry, just as much as we have a crowd of regulars who pick up ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/13/2021 at 17:14 pm

Still Open For Beans-ness

Last year around this time, beans were impossible to keep on the shelves. Between customer demand at an all-time high and production chains breaking down nationwide, beans had mostly migrated to household pantries. “Who knows when we’ll be going outside again?” folks asked each other, staring down mountains of beans, rice, pasta, and hand sanitizer. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/12/2021 at 19:03 pm

Spring Eats

Ramps have made a few blink-and-you-miss-it appearances on our produce shelves, as have other seasonals like rhubarb. Flower-infused chocolates are a delectable treat when it comes to spring flavors, of course, and we have enough of those for a veritable bouquet of chocolate bars. Our Spring Gift Baskets have been a hit, as well! But for the most part, spring has not ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/12/2021 at 15:07 pm

Fondue Pairings: Great Wines to "Dip" Into

Fondue is the perfect way to kick back and kick off those last winter doldrums. As warm and cozy as a blanket, melty fondue is the perfect way to relish chilly spring evenings and small, intimate gatherings with friends. All you need is the right wine, and that's where we come in. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/10/2021 at 13:59 pm

Shall We Be-Gin: International Gin & Tonic Day

Most folks, believe the spring equinox, which took place on March 21, to be the start of spring. However, we know better. The real shift in season starts with the first build and stir of a gin and tonic, the classic, unofficial OFFICIAL cocktail of warm weather. As it happens, April 9 is International Gin and Tonic Day, so it’s just plain appropriate to take a ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/09/2021 at 22:18 pm

Beer Buyer's Choice

At first glance, beer doesn’t seem too complicated, especially with Wine & Spirits next door. Characters in movies don’t belly up to the bar and ask for a gose brewed with hibiscus, after all; they order a beer and carry on with the plot of the f ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/02/2021 at 21:40 pm

Egg-cellence In The Field

While food trends come and go, announcing this berry or that herb as the new star ingredient to your every meal, there’s no denying the simple egg. There are countless ways to prepare or use eggs, whether they're dyed and hidden in grass, placed on a Seder plate, or part of a spring-inspired baking project with seasonal fruit on the horizon. But with so many ...
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By The Greene Grape
  04/01/2021 at 14:55 pm

Spring Holiday Sippers

The clock isn’t the only thing to have changed in recent weeks. Warmer, sunnier days and daffodils are just the beginning. Spring has officially sprung, bringing with it a sense of renewal amid prep for Easter and Passover celebrations with loved ones both near and Zoom-called. This is the perfect time to explore new varietals and flavors, even as we honor ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/31/2021 at 20:03 pm

Ham, Lamb, Thank You Ma'am

Easter’s a little earlier this year than it has been the past few years, leaving some of us feeling like we’re scrambling. But we’re here with Easter baskets and Easter ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/31/2021 at 18:57 pm

The King of Kings County

World Whiskey Day, has come and gone, but we thought we’d take a look at some of the stunning whiskeys made a little closer to home. As part of our Regional Spotlight on New York producers, we spoke with Jennifer Blair, a marketing specialist for Kings County Distillery, to get a ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/26/2021 at 17:38 pm

The Chosen Cup: Kosher Wines Worth A Second Sip

Let’s face it. Kosher wines in the past have gotten a bad rep. Crafted more with a spiritual than epicurean eye, kosher and mevushal wines are known for their syrupy sweet texture and flat, fruit-driven flavors. However, as tastes change and the craft of winemaking moves forward, kosher producers are bringing new life to the category, changing plenty of consumer ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/26/2021 at 15:34 pm

Buona Pasqua! Italian Easter Pie Recipe

What’s on your Easter table? Probably leg of lamb, whether you prefer bone-in or boneless, or maybe an impressive roast ham, but one star can’t carry the whole show. This recipe ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/25/2021 at 23:48 pm

Who Run the (Wine) World? You Know

March isn’t over yet and neither is our shoutout to the women producers in our shop and beyond. We stan them all year round, and so should you! ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/21/2021 at 17:41 pm

What's Your Pour-oscope? March Edition

Humans have always looked to the stars for inspiration about what the future holds when it comes to work, romance and relationships, even money. So why can’t the stars also inspire what our glasses hold? That is the idea behind our new monthly series, “What’s Your Pour-oscope?” Each month, we’ll highlight 12 bottles to accent what is ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/20/2021 at 14:44 pm

Three Cheers to Spring: Cocktail Recipes

Easter chocolates and candies are all well and good, but sometimes we want something that’s more than just sweet. When we got in these sparkling botanicals by Rishi Tea, with refreshing flavors like ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/19/2021 at 22:22 pm

Hop To It: Easter Feasting Sweet & Savory

Look, let’s not even talk about what we were doing last Easter. Easter 2020? We don’t know her. What we do know is that things are looking up, Easter is but a few weeks away—Passover starts next week!—and the weather might even pick up enough for a little holiday grilling, if we’re lucky. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/19/2021 at 21:53 pm

Slainte! A Guide To Irish Whiskey

Erin go bragh! Or at least, Erin go for a drink. Long before Guinness brewed its first batch of highly distinctive stout, the people of Ireland were sipping uisge beatha, the “water of life.” Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day, we’ve put together our own guide Irish whiskey so you can sip and celebrate in style. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/12/2021 at 20:09 pm

Tomme-boys & Brie Femme-iers: Women in Cheese

You know what they say: Behind every great cheese is a woman who helped make it that way. (Well, they don't say that, but it's true, so we say it.) From owner to maker to monger, women are vital to the industry at every stage of cheese production! Here are some of our favorite cheeses and the women behind them. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/09/2021 at 20:27 pm

Four-Beef Clover: St. Patrick's Day Eats

Last year around this time, St. Patrick’s Day didn’t get much shine except as the first event of 2020 to be cancelled thanks to the burgeoning pandemic. This year, with vaccinations on the rise and New York opening back up bit by bit, we think it’s high time to raise a proverbial glass to this yearly celebration of Irish heritage. (Not a glass of ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/09/2021 at 19:21 pm

"Absinthe-lutely" Delicious! National Absinthe Day

Don’t let the sordid history scare you, absinthe is light, herbaceous, and not just for moody poets. Just in time for National Absinthe Day, we spoke with the experts at Doc Herson’s Natural Spirits for the inside scoop on what makes absinthe such a unique spirit, and why it’s about to be your new favorite cocktail ingredient. Organically grown from a ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/05/2021 at 22:36 pm

Grape Expectations: Celebrating Women in Wine

The wine and spirits world, like nearly everything else, has been male-dominated for centuries. So much so that, like everything else, it may be easy to overlook the many contributions of women. Jokes on those dudes ― we know exactly how important women are to the world of wine and spirits. From Maria Prophetissima, the ancient alchemist who invented the tribikos, one ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/05/2021 at 21:55 pm

Spicy Delicious: Q&A with Sutta Saraphum

SD Sauce brings the heat and flavor, earning its reputation as one of the best hot sauces in our store, which is why we couldn’t not feature it in our hot sauce favorites. Made and bottled in Long Island City, SD Sauce begins with Thai Bird’s ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/02/2021 at 16:39 pm

She Can Do It: Women-Made Products

It’s no secret that Greene Grape Provisions is a woman-forward company. We’re woman-owned, and we employ women on every level throughout the store from General Manager to cashier. It’s no surprise that in our recent feature of Black-owned products, the majority of ...
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By The Greene Grape
  03/02/2021 at 16:03 pm

Lights, Camera, Corkscrew! Four Pairings for the Golden Globes

Who says wine pairings are just for food? Indeed, snacks are just the beginning. From the opening credits on the bottle to the parting shot of a finishing sip, good wine tells a story and relates an experience that you, as the audience, can connect to―just like a good script. Just in time for the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards show this Sunday, February 28, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/26/2021 at 18:30 pm

Cheers to Black Wine and Spirits Producers

February may be the shortest month (insert side-eye at history here), but we stan diversity, equality, and representation year-round on our shelves and in shops. Our buyers are dedicated to expanding our offerings from producers of color around the globe, because we truly believe that wine should be enjoyed by and produced by everyone. We’re celebrating Black ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/19/2021 at 20:02 pm

These Island Vibes Are Poppin'

When we look for ice cream to add to our freezer, we know we have to be picky. Part of it definitely lies in the limitations of being a small, local store. The rest? We just know our customers want flavors that are as interesting as they are delicious and high quality—no shade to Haagen Dazs. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/19/2021 at 18:13 pm

Black Makers Make History Every Day

We’re proud to shout out these Black makers and producers during Black History Month—and all year round. We’re even prouder to say that we’ve expanded our selection of Black-owned products, and are dedicated to continuing this work, because we recognize there’s a long road ahead to true equality. As we head into the future, we look forward ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/19/2021 at 17:56 pm

What's Love Got to Do with It?

Valentine’s Day can be a little isolating if you’re not one for ostentatious displays of affection. Let’s be real―there are lots of loves―and kinds of love, that bear celebrating. We’ve got wine for that, and for everyone else in your life who deserves a little love. We’ve even got wines for you to celebrate your damn self. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/13/2021 at 02:11 am

A Little Lovin,’ Brewed, Shaken and Stirred

Valentine's Day is upon us and it can seem a little daunting to get in the loving spirit, especially if one watches the news. While there's nothing wrong with picking up a nice bottle to share with friends or lovers, we think mixing a few love potions at home might be just the thing to elevate the holiday beyond the greeting card doldrums. We’ve got three ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/12/2021 at 23:59 pm

Wine and Chocolate: What’s Not to Love?

Wine and chocolate pairings, like true love itself, can be challenging. Mistakes can cause heartbreaking clashes, but when it works – Romeo and Juliet, Jay and Bey, Batman and Robin – the love affair between wine and chocolate stands up to any of history’s most storied romances. Just in time for Valentine’s Day menu planning, here are some ideas ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/12/2021 at 22:52 pm

What A Cheesy Holiday: Valentine's Day Cheeses

Whether you love cheesy romance or dismiss Valentine’s Day as the cheesiest of holidays, there’s one thing both camps can probably agree on—any excuse to eat good cheese. As we always say, there’s no actual need for an excuse, because we’ll always be here to enable your every cheese desire, but we’ll play along if need be. Most of the ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/12/2021 at 18:22 pm

Chocolate To The Party: Valentine's Day Chocolates

What is it about chocolate? Whether you prefer your chocolate single-origin and pure, or full of all kinds of inventive flavors and ingredients, there’s a perfect chocolate bite for everyone. Chocolate can be dark and floral, with just the right amount of bitterness balancing against the natural berry flavors of the cacao plant, or light and sweet with toffee and ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/12/2021 at 17:43 pm

(Soup)er Bowl Sippers

There’s a scrimmage between Staten Island Chuck & this week's snowpocalypse – Chuck says spring’s coming early, but the two-foot snowbanks lining our streets say otherwise. Either way, there’s plenty of cold weather left to go—and plenty of comfort food left to eat—before we hit winter’s end zone, and when it come ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/06/2021 at 01:27 am

Super Bowl Sips n’ Sides

Although the Super Bowl is traditionally viewed as a beer holiday, wine can be as much of its tradition―and as easily paired ― as nachos and expensive TV ads. While this year’s Game Day parties may be a little more intimate, they don’t have to be any less flavorful and fun. Don’t be afraid of a little variety - sparkling, white, and red all have a ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/06/2021 at 01:01 am

Stacking The Snack Game: Game Day Eats

The 55th Super Bowl is this Sunday, February 7th, and there’s no better excuse to get your snack on! Sure, you could gather up your own selection of snacks—we’ve got the best to satisfy any munchies, after all. But our chef has put together a ...
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By The Greene Grape
  02/05/2021 at 22:27 pm

Sip of the Irish: Irish Coffee Variations

St. Patrick’s Day is still a few months away, but it’s still cold -- perfect weather conditions for Irish coffee! As one of the oldest and most widely adapted cocktails on the market we thought we’d dive in and give you all the tips and tricks to making the perfect mug at home, as well as some fun variations to keep you warm, cozy, and caffeinated. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/29/2021 at 22:49 pm

Wallet Friendly Wines

January, in addition to being chock full of fitness resolutions, is when many turn an eye toward financial wellness. But, while pennies are pinched and bank accounts being fine tuned, remember that there’s no reason to leave wine out of the budget. We’ve got a host of wallet-friendly wines from around the world that drink way above their price point and are ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/29/2021 at 20:49 pm

Hot Chocolate's Cool Cousin: Chocolate Cake Recipe

The only thing better than hot chocolate is hot—well, warm—chocolate cake. It’s hard for anyone to resist such ooey, gooey goodness, especially when served up fresh from the oven. But don’t take our word for it. We asked an expert, Chef Mark Gerlach, most recently ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/29/2021 at 20:40 pm

Four For You, Hot Cocoa

A little bit of a cold snap this week has a lot of us running for cover(s)! There’s plenty of tasty ways to keep warm, from a hot, brothy soup to a calming cup of tea, but ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/29/2021 at 19:28 pm

Make America (Drink) Great Again

After a year of historical upheavals, this week’s historic events have inspired us to look inward to the hope and potential of ourselves and the U.S. We’re focusing on stellar sippers made stateside, right here in U.S. Each of these winemakers, in producing sustainable, beautiful wines, love the land and their craft, and we can’t think of better ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/22/2021 at 20:55 pm

Cheese Lovers' Choice: 5 Cheeses To Celebrate

Cheese Lovers’ Day: Do cheese lovers really need a day to themselves? If you ask any cheese lover—and that’s a lot of us—the answer is yes, of course! Cheese always deserves celebration, and with the nation in full celebratory swing, we’re going all out. We asked our Head Cheesemonger & Buyer, Emilia D’Albero, for five cheeses ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/21/2021 at 19:24 pm

A Cheesy Celebration: Fondue For Two, Or Four, Or More

Lots of folks are in a celebratory mood right about now, and we’ve got a celebratory recipe that’s just right for the occasion! Fondue is a classic party food, dating far past its peak popularity in the 70s, and still just as delicious today, provided you have just the right cheese and just the right booze. Fondue may seem like—well, not quite the ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/20/2021 at 16:10 pm

Gluten-Free Glou Glou

Wednesday, January 13, was National Gluten-Free Day and, in solidarity with our gluten-free brethren, we’re dishing out the drinks fit to sip that avoid those pesky grains. You’ll be thrilled to know there’s actually loads of options to choose from. It is worth noting that the FDA states that all purely distilled liquors, even ones that are made from ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/15/2021 at 20:06 pm

Smells Like Tea Spirit

When it comes to cocktail history, everything old is new again, including the use of tea in cocktails. Tea and hooch have a long history, which dates back at least a few centuries in Western Europe, to the days when British colonialism was revving up to its peak. Back then, workers from the British East India Company created punches, large format boozy bowls, using tea, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/15/2021 at 16:58 pm

Now, Pour The Tea: 3 Tea Makers We Love

For all that Americans love coffee—and we mean love coffee—tea has just as much of a place in our kitchens! Whether strong and earthy or light and delicate, it’s incredible what a single plant can do. The Camellia sinensis is the basis for almost all tea, with a flavor that can range from grassy to earthy to floral depending on how ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/14/2021 at 21:55 pm

Scoville, USA: 5 Hot Sauces To Try in 2021

With International Spicy Food Day on January 16th, we thought we’d turn to the king of spicy foods: Hot sauce! Any food becomes delightfully spicy with just a few shakes of your favorite hot sauce bottle, whether you’re inclined toward a classic Tabasco-style or something a little more complex. From a simple combination of chiles, salt and vinegar, hot ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/14/2021 at 21:03 pm

Cocktail Cure-Alls

For many, January offers a great opportunity to reset and refocus on one’s health and wellness. That’s cool. And we’re not going to lie to you―alcohol is not a health food. However, drinks have been linked with wellness since the dawn of time. In fact, booze has been used to treat everything from insect bites to epilepsy, migraines, and even the ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/08/2021 at 02:15 am

Pulling an Oat-Nighter: A Guide to Overnight Oats

The hype for overnight oats might seem like a passing trend, but the health benefits (and good habits it establishes!) definitely aren't. At first glance, it could seem like there’s no difference between a hot oatmeal breakfast and oats soaked overnight, but the truth is that the cold soaking process brings a lot to the table. Soaking breaks down starches in ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/07/2021 at 20:04 pm

A Healthy Toast to Wellness

Here’s to the end of the longest year on record, clocking in at approximately 1000 months (we think). Making resolutions for 2021 feels a little bit like jinxing the whole thing, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make healthier decisions and stick to them. Whether it’s keeping up a home workout routine, limiting screen time, or finding new ways to ...
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By The Greene Grape
  01/07/2021 at 19:39 pm

All You Can Sweet: A Guide to Dessert Wines

The holiday season is like the Super Bowl for desserts―cookies, cakes, pies, chocolates, sugar plums. It’s game on for anyone with a sweet tooth. Despite this sugar rush, dessert wines are often left on the sidelines. So what gives? The truth is that dessert wines, a broadly named category that includes both sweet wines, such as Sauternes, and fortified wines, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/23/2020 at 23:59 pm

Ho Ho Hops: Holiday Beers For Holiday Cheers

There are a lot of traditional drinks to be had around this time of year, especially if you ask the fine folks over at Wine & Spirits. For the mad elf looking for the unconventional, though, our beer case is well stocked with festive brews, and Beer Buyer Brian Cullen has shared his hol ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/22/2020 at 16:41 pm

The Panettone Color of the Year: Holiday Desserts

Amid everything, most of us have somehow managed to not only write a coherent gift list, but actually get the majority of it crossed off. This last stretch before the end of the year becomes the race to get to the bottom of that list, and oh, have we got options. Over the last month, we’ve suggested ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/22/2020 at 16:39 pm

Stocking Sippers

Oh, the weather outside is frightful and our selection of totable potables is pretty darn delightful, chock-full of ways to stay toasty this holiday season. After all, candy canes, socks, and scratch-offs are great, but let’s be real: At this time, in this year, many folks might be asking Santa for a l’il something to sip on this Christmas. Naughty or Nice, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/18/2020 at 13:47 pm

Bubblies For Your Bubble

This year has been challenging, to say the least. In many ways we’ve completely changed the way we celebrate (and let's be real, even the things we celebrate; it is in fact completely appropriate to celebrate putting on real clothes and doing your laundry). Some things never change, though, and whatever festivities you’ll be celebrating in the coming ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/17/2020 at 23:47 pm

Presents Under The Candy Tree: Little Gifts, Big Impact

Stocking stuffers. Party favors (maybe next year). Tokens of affection. Whether you're snagging tchotchkes for relatives you only see twice a year, or padding out the number of gifts for your favorite person, small gifts send a big message: I was thinking of you. From classic holiday candy to infused cooking oils to Parisian confections, we've got a little ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/17/2020 at 17:18 pm

Maple It Up As You Go: Maple Syrup Day Favorites

The colder months boast a lot of flavors we look forward to all year, but one of the most iconic of all is maple. From pure spun maple candy to maple-glazed hams in the center of the holiday table, maple is a versatile ingredient! Beneficial minerals mean that it even includes more nutrition than your average natural sweetener, and athletes often add maple syrup to ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/17/2020 at 14:33 pm

Supplies for the Season: Glasses, Corkscrews, & More

You’ve turned the heat up as high as your landlord will allow, favorite holiday meal simmering away, perfect bottle of wine on the counter ready to be opened and enjoyed, and suddenly you realize ― you haven’t a single wine glass. Sure, you could drink your favorite Cab Sav out of the coffee mug won at the office raffle 5 years ago, but you deserve better. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/12/2020 at 19:59 pm

Take Me To The Annex: Recipes From The Before Times

Earlier this year, we said goodbye to our beloved café and bar, Annex. This week, Curbed hit us with another wave of nostalgia, listing Annex amongst the fallen. We miss Annex’s vibrant energy; we miss our favorite space on Fulton Street to grab a bite before a shift or ...
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  12/11/2020 at 17:14 pm

We'll Drink to That! Prohibition Cocktails

Prohibition, the law that banned the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcohol in the United States, may have banned liquor, but it didn’t ban innovation. In line with the true American spirit, prohibition’s strict regulations actually paved the way for a lot of what we consider today to be classic, beloved cocktails. Because there was little leeway ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/04/2020 at 19:43 pm

Counting Olive The Ways To Use Olive Oil

In the world of cooking oils, there’s never been a wider range, from your standard canola oil to more intriguing walnut oil, but it’s olive oil that we reach for time and again. It’s not just the health benefits, like antioxidants and healthy fats, that makes olive oil so favored in so many kitchens. It’s the rich yet clean flavor a good olive ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/03/2020 at 22:15 pm

Go Ahead, Bake My Day: A Greene Grape Cookie Primer

With the winter holidays fully upon us, let us pay homage to the true reason for the season: Cookies. From brightly decorated sugar cookies in festive shapes, to classic chocolate chip, to the most decadent macarons, cookies are king. They dominate every office, every holiday party, every gift exchange, and rightfully so! With so many flavors, textures, and shapes, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  12/03/2020 at 21:27 pm

Waste Not, Want Not: Recipes for Leftover Wine

Leftover wine? What's that? Our favorite thing to do with leftover wine is to drink it! Full-bodied reds and high acid white wines can sometimes taste better on the second day. However, if you left that one last glass in the bottle for a few days too long, it won't be pleasant to choke it down. Rather than dump it down the drain, we like to use the dregs for ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/26/2020 at 17:09 pm

Leftovers, Leftovers, Let Turkey Come Over

Whether your holiday brought everyone in your bubble together or was a little more on the virtual side, there’s one guarantee that won’t change—leftovers! (Well, not of pie—there’s never enough pie.) Thanksgiving may have come, but it’s certainly not gone. A couple good heaps of mashed potatoes, part of a dish of stuffing, and a ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/23/2020 at 17:14 pm

Pairing Tips for Turkey Day

It’s that time of year again! It’s time to batten down the hatches, fire up your ovens, and open your hearts and your favorite cookbooks to nourish those you love. Whether you’re curating a small, socially distant gathering or feasting with roommates and friends, you’re gonna need plenty of food and -- most importantly, wine! Well, don’t ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/20/2020 at 19:10 pm

Sides That Won't Be Sidelined: Potatoes Au Gratin

It’s almost the big day! You’ve definitely reserved your bird, picked up an All-American Six Pack from Wine & Spirits, and you’re pretty sure you understand how to host far-flung relatives on Zoom without accidentally muting yourself this time. You just have to wonder: Have you made enough sides? ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/17/2020 at 20:21 pm

Making Thanksgiving Cheese Platters Like A Pro

When it comes to Thanksgiving entertaining, whatever that might mean this year, the easiest choice is always cheese. It doesn’t seem like it takes a lot—one fresh cheese, one blue cheese, one firm aged cheese, and you’re off to the races, along with your favorite crackers. But what if you’re not sure what those three cheeses should be? And what ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/17/2020 at 19:32 pm

Wines for Any Thanksgiving Table, Anywhere

This year’s holiday season offers a multitude of challenges, to say the least. However, just because traditional gatherings of friends and family are on hold, doesn’t mean there’s no way to share a great wine. Indeed, sometimes a great glass is all that’s needed to make loved ones feel closer. And this year, we've made sure you can share the ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/15/2020 at 19:42 pm

Something Old, Something Nouveau

While the rest of the country was busy ringing out the old this past election day, our buyers were waiting anxiously for the return of something...well, nouveau. Today we’re excited to say “Ils sont arrivés” ― 2020 Beaujolais Nouveau is just days away from landing stateside! This year, we’re thrilled to welcome back two of our favorite ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/13/2020 at 20:13 pm

Exclusive Cheese & Charcuterie For Thanksgiving

Picture this: It’s Thanksgiving, and your parents’ very French friends are in attendance. Their idea of American cheese is a pre-packaged single slice of processed cheese-like food. At best, a block of sharp cheddar from unknown origin. It’s somehow fallen to you to bring a cheese platter that impresses them, and now you don’t know what to do. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/13/2020 at 14:11 pm

Clean Pie Plate Club: Q&A with Four & Twenty Blackbirds

While the inarguable star of the Thanksgiving table is the turkey—especially a pastured, local turkey—there’s one thing we all leave room for, no matter how high the sides are heaped. Pie! From classic pumpkin to crunchy-sweet pecan, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/09/2020 at 17:05 pm

Let's Talk Turkey: Thanksgiving Sourcing

As we’ve always said, it’s never too early to talk turkey, especially this year when the very concept of Thanksgiving is kind of up in the air. We’re looking forward to plenty of Thanksgivings celebrated whenever and wherever they can, and we’ve got just the birds for the job. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/09/2020 at 16:59 pm

A 'Shroom Grows In Brooklyn: Q&A With Smallhold

Everyone has a favorite fall flavor—apple, pumpkin, sweet potato—but we think one of the biggest stars of the season has to be mushrooms. In all reality, mushrooms are an every-season ingredient, but those warm, earthy notes found in even the humblest button mushroom are hard not to crave when the temperatures start dropping. Whether it’s a warming ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/06/2020 at 13:35 pm

Apple-solutely Amazing Apple Spirits to Try this Fall

With all of the commotion going on this month, it's easy to forget that November is peak apple season in New York. From fruit-picking and snacking on cider doughnuts to long walks amid the turning leaves, this month is finally delivering all of the Autumn in New York vibes we’ve been waiting on this ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/06/2020 at 03:56 am

Cider Decider: NY Cider Week Picks

New York Cider Week is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, and we couldn’t be more excited! (Ex-cider-ed? Probably not.) New York Cider Week highlights skilled cideries across the entire state of New York, with plenty of tastings, tours, panels, and recipes to accomplish its goal. Unsurprisingly, this year Cider Week will be going virtual, but that ...
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By The Greene Grape
  11/02/2020 at 19:54 pm

You'd Better Boo-lieve It! Wine for Spooktacular Halloween Movies

The age-old question has taken a new twist this year: What are you going to be this Halloween? A ghost? A witch? A sourdough starter? How about a couch potato? That last one is easy, all you need are pjs, a cozy blanket, and our guide to a frightfully fun Halloween ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/30/2020 at 06:07 am

Witches' Brew: Spooky Halloween Cocktails

Halloween is definitely looking a little different this year. In lieu of scary soirées, maybe you’re curling up on the couch with a spooky flick, swapping 2020 horror stories over Zoom, or braving a socially conscious outdoor gathering. Just because party plans now have to be Covid-conscious, doesn’t mean you can’t scare up some killer ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/23/2020 at 15:01 pm

Beer For Everyone In Your Coven

Happy Halloween! Draw the drapes, light the candles, and get ready to—well, watch movies! The most attention your costume will get is on social media this year, so snap your best selfies before cozying up with the spookiest cheeses we’ve got and lining up some Halloween classic movies. We ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/22/2020 at 20:13 pm

All It Takes Is One Bite: Cheeses For The Spookiest Night

Let’s get one thing straight—Halloween can never be canceled. While trick-or-treating might be tricky and we won’t be able to treat ourselves to big Halloween parties, the spooky spirit never dies! So go ahead; hang up those cobwebs and paper bats, dust off the decorative skulls, and get your favorite lineup of scary movies ready. Once the scene is ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/21/2020 at 15:55 pm

'Za 'Za Flavor: Wines for Pizza & Pasta

It’s halfway through October and we haven’t talked about the most important festivities this month has to offer. No, not Halloween! We’re talking about National Pizza Month and National Pasta Month. Move over Batman and Robin―is there a more dynamic duo? We think not. Here’s our guide on what to drink when you’re gloriously ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/16/2020 at 16:44 pm

A Little Pasta My Heart: Making Pasta By Hand

The pasta stocked on our shelves is carefully selected for the highest quality we can find, from locally-made pasta with New York State heirloom grains to tried-and-true Italian pasta makers with centuries of history. Sometimes, though, the best approach is a hands-on one! Our head cheesemonger & buyer, Emilia D’Albero, who is also our resident VIP— ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/13/2020 at 15:36 pm

Q&A With A Pastaficcionado: Scott Ketchum Of Sfoglini Pasta

When it comes to pasta, not just any noodle will do. Sfoglini co-founder Scott Ketchum knows this, which is why Sfoglini is so well-known for high quality, delicious pasta, often made with local grains and inventive ingredients. In honor of one of the most popular foods in the world, we thought we’d ask a ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/13/2020 at 15:29 pm

Unlimited Pasta-bilities: A Pasta Primer

A huge bowl of pasta with a hearty sauce and a generous dusting of grated Parmigiano; can you think of anything more comforting in its simplicity? With somewhere in the neighborhood of 350 different pasta shapes in the world, everyone has their favorite (although we don’t know how many fans penne lisce might have). We think pasta deserves its own day—and it ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/13/2020 at 15:23 pm

Christopher Colum-who? Saluting Indigenous Producers

If the festering fireball that is 2020 has brought this community anything, it’s together – with a sharpened awareness of the people around us, as well as systems of oppression and their influences on people of color. In the space of 7 months, we’ve seen complete strangers band together to help those most at risk and neighbors marching together to ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/09/2020 at 15:38 pm

'Mold' Wine: Blue Cheese Pairings for Fall

If last week was all about the funk, this week is all about the blues—blue cheeses that is! Blue cheeses are often the creamy, crumbly clutch players on any cheese board, combining tangy mineral notes with earthiness, and fruit, and even nutty flavors. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/09/2020 at 14:37 pm

Breaking The Mold: 4 Blue Cheeses For Moldy Cheese Day

When most food gets mold, it’s the end of the line; that bowl of strawberries or loaf of bread is ready for the compost heap, not the dinner table. Cheese is another story entirely—we love mold in cheese so much that there’s even a day to celebrate it! Moldy Cheese Day is October 9th, and we’re celebrating by highlighting some of our favorite ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/09/2020 at 13:19 pm

Roots That Never Stopped Growing

As New Yorkers, we pride ourselves on loving our city, from the tips of our tallest skyscrapers down to the deepest of subway tunnels. We keep the multicultural origins of the boroughs with names like Canarsie and Manhattan, and Schermerhorn and Brooklyn. Many of us hang our hats on how long we've been in the city, whether we've been here five years or all our ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/09/2020 at 12:04 pm

Make My Funk the Wine Funk

National Get Funky Day ― yes, it’s a thing ― evolved from community action in Florida following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Neighbors in hard-hit St. Augustine came together to help and uplift strangers, as well as each other, inspiring a local fitness center and the community at large to celebrate the magic that happens when one cuts ...
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By The Greene Grape
  10/01/2020 at 17:29 pm

Building The Taco Of Your Dreams

Carnitas. Al Pastor. Barbacoa. These are words that could get just about anyone salivating. National Taco Day is October 4th, and we’ve got everything you need for the best tacos at home! ...
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By The Greene Grape
  09/30/2020 at 19:50 pm

Coffee Talk: Wine Flavors that Trick the Senses

While there are quite a few coffee-infused spirits and a growing number of coffee wines on the market, the aroma and flavor of coffee can appear in wine even when there’s not a single bean ...
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By The Greene Grape
  09/25/2020 at 13:48 pm

Thor Tested, Odin Approved: Q&A with Oslo Coffee

Everyone has their list of favorite coffees, and Oslo Coffee has made our top five year after year. Oslo has been a part of Provisions since we opened our doors at 753 Fulton St in 2008, with good reason. They’ve been roasting even longer than that, ever since its founders moved to ...
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By The Greene Grape
  09/23/2020 at 17:01 pm

Oktoberfest's Best: Cheese & Beer To Feiern At Home

The official Oktoberfest in Munich might be canceled (with no word from its sister festival here in New York), but that doesn’t mean that the spirit and flavor of Oktoberfest is off the table! We asked our cheese and beer buyers for five of their favorite Oktoberfest pairings of beer and cheese, and they did not let us down. Check out their picks below! ...
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By The Greene Grape
  09/19/2020 at 00:38 am

Red, Gold & Glou: New Wines for Fall

As warm summer days recede into hot and humid memories, and closets begin to shift, cozy sweaters taking to the streets, palates and flavors start to change as well. Folks are looking for wines to warm them up instead of cooling them off. They’re rolling on from rosé to light-bodied or lightly chilled reds. The fuller flavors of autumn menus — squash, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  09/17/2020 at 15:15 pm

Gourd Vibrations

Every season has its bounty, like spring fiddleheads and ramps, summer stone fruit, and winter citrus, but there’s a reason fall is most associated with an abundant harvest. This fall season, we’ve got all the usual suspects, ready to be drizzled and roasted, cut up into perfectly baked pies, or simply snacked on as they are. Because it’s fall, though, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  09/14/2020 at 13:38 pm

Wake Up And Smell The Small-Batch Coffee

From the most perfectly artisanal pot of freshly ground coffee to a watery airport brew in a paper cup, there is nothing America likes more than coffee. We drink it hot or cold, infuse it into desserts, and even use for in savory dishes like chili and brisket. Moreover, New York is ranked as the number one best city for coffee lovers in the country, and that’s no ...
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By The Greene Grape
  09/04/2020 at 18:32 pm

5 Sauces That Love Chicken

If you’re looking for a new twist on an old favorite, these sauces will perk up any chicken dish in a snap! Make complex flavors simple to serve, even on a weeknight. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  08/28/2020 at 20:39 pm

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

September might be National Chicken Month, but for us, it’s every day of every month! Chicken is the most consumed meat in the whole country, at nearly twice the rate of beef, and we all say everything tastes like chicken. It’s the alpha and omega protein, but some chicken is just better than others. That’s where we come in, with chicken sourced ...
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By The Greene Grape
  08/28/2020 at 20:24 pm

Fill That Grill!: Labor Day Grill Guide

What’s become readily apparent these past few months is that New York adapts. We’ve always known, of course, but for every tradition or event that became impossible, we found a new way to get things done, from socially distanced rooftop visits to Zoom blowout bashes. This Labor Day, we’ll be saying so long to summer with the same grilling gusto as ...
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By The Greene Grape
  08/21/2020 at 22:43 pm

Beef To School: Easy School Night Meals

Back to school has a few different meanings this year. Whether cautiously returning to in-person education, picking up the reins on distance learning once more, or trying a blend of both, there’s no doubt days will be busier. A busier day means less time to wait for sourdough starters, or anything else requiring too much time in the kitchen. And while our local ...
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By The Greene Grape
  08/21/2020 at 22:29 pm

Friendly Favorites: Team Picks from Provisions!

Through these wild times in months past, Brooklyn has stuck by the Greene Grape for a whole host of reasons, whether for our deliveries during the peak of New York’s pandemic, our enduring high standards of ethics and high quality, or even just the rare and interesting treats that dot our shelves. (Thinking of you, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  08/14/2020 at 23:52 pm

Q&A With A Queen Bee: Margot Dorn of Brooklyn Queen

Brooklyn Queen has long been a mainstay of our shelves here at Provisions, and with good reason. There is no honey we carry that’s more local than this, coming from an apiary located in a Bed-Stuy community garden. Thanks to the careful tending of founder, owner, and head apiarist ...
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By The Greene Grape
  08/12/2020 at 17:10 pm

Honey Bee, We Bee-lieve In You!

Happy National Honey Bee Day! Every third Saturday of August, honey bees and the apiarists who keep them are honored with National Honey Bee Day, a day recognized by the USDA. Of course, you don’t need the USDA to tell you why honey has so much buzz. Honey is one of the oldest food sources in global history, and was very likely humanity’s first sweetener, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  08/11/2020 at 21:38 pm

Cheesy Reads Done Right

For many, there’s no such thing as a “book lovers day,” because every day is for books. Nevertheless, books deserve a day of extra celebration. We picked five great reads* from Greenlight Bookstore, and asked our head cheesemonger, Emilia D’Albero, to match a cheese to each book. After all, ...
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By The Greene Grape
  08/07/2020 at 13:43 pm

Netflix And Chilled Beer

Between a heat wave that just won’t stop and a pandemic that keeps dragging on, making a case for spending time outside is pretty difficult right now. Way more inviting is the siren call of air conditioning (or a herd of high powered fans), cold treats, and Netflix’s latest offerings. Instead of sweating into your mask in the backyard of a bar, what about ...
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By The Greene Grape
  07/30/2020 at 19:26 pm

Gift Guide for Parents Day

Parents’ Day this year falls on Sunday the 26th, and while it’s not quite as well known as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, it’s a day that deserves its flowers. If you’re an adult putting your parents’ safety first while still wanting to celebrate, Provisions is chock full of gifting ideas, but we’ve got a core five we ...
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By The Greene Grape
  07/23/2020 at 22:58 pm

Brunching at Home For Parents' Day

Parents’ Day this year falls on Sunday the 26th, and while it’s not quite as well known as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, it’s a day that deserves its flowers. Parents this year, especially outside of New York, have a lot on their shoulders, and definitely deserve a treat right now. Sure, school age children probably won’t be ...
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By The Greene Grape
  07/22/2020 at 20:17 pm

The Great Greene Grape Ice Cream Guide 2020

Let’s be honest: Ice cream is not a seasonal food. We eat it in spring to welcome warmer weather. We eat it in summer to cool off. We eat it in fall because we don’t want to let go of summer, and we eat it in winter because the heat is cranked in our apartments. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  07/16/2020 at 19:29 pm

We Hold These Berries In High Beauregarde

This is not your usual New York summer, but there are some things about summer that will never change. It’s still about a million degrees in the sun, picnics are still popular, and local berries are in season! Organic blueberries from New Jersey have hit our shelves, super sweet and ...
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By The Greene Grape
  07/10/2020 at 14:01 pm

Revolutionary Wine & Spirits Producers

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a revolution can be defined as “a great change in conditions, ways of working, beliefs, etc. that affects large numbers of people.” Here at Wine & Spirits, we have always supported makers who not just make great beverages, but who also stand for something -- be it innovation, sustainability, equitable l ...
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By The Greene Grape
  07/03/2020 at 16:58 pm

Immigration is American: Immigrant Made Foods For 4th Of July

It seems like there’s plenty of reason to celebrate lately! Beaches are open for swimming, outdoor dining is spreading into the streets, and the city is making the most of Independence Day weekend with “surprise” fireworks on the nights leading up to the big day. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  07/03/2020 at 16:14 pm

All The Small (Picnic) Things

With beaches set to open on July 1 and Independence Day celebrations less than a week away, and there’s no time like the present to throw a few liquid snacks into your go-bag. Actually, who are we kidding? Anytime is a good time, especially these days. Luckily, we’ve got plenty of socially distant picnic-ready potables in stock at Wine & Spirits. Here ...
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By The Greene Grape
  06/26/2020 at 15:47 pm

Queer Food is the Future: A Pride Month Q&A with Diaspora Co

June isn’t over yet! The Pride parade may have been canceled weeks ago, but that’s all the more reason to celebrate just a little bit longer. This week, we’re proud to showcase another one of our stellar queer producers: Diaspora Co! It’s been hard for us to keep their ...
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By The Greene Grape
  06/26/2020 at 14:27 pm

A Salute to Dads? Wine Not?

All dads (and dad figures) distill their knowledge for the next generation. Wine and spirits producers are often family businesses, which means that there are plenty of parents taking this whole distilling thing quite literally. They teach children to ride bikes, play catch, and grow grapes and make award-winning spirits. Here are some of our favorites. ...
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By The Greene Grape
  06/19/2020 at 16:44 pm

Spice It Up, Daddy-O

Happy Father’s Day! Well, just about. Last week, we posted a taste of our Father’s Day Collection: Spice grinders and the spices that love them, knives, and plenty of tasty snacks. This week, we’ve filled out the ranks for a selection of gifts sure to delight every dad—including a ...
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By The Greene Grape
  06/19/2020 at 16:34 pm

Cocktail Contest: Cheers to a Pride Legend

Our Wine and Spirits team developed this easy stirred cocktail in honor of Marsha P. Johnson, legendary civil rights activist, entertainer, and self-described drag queen who played a major role in the modern gay rights movement in the United States. The "P." in her name stands for "Pay It No Mind," the ...
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By The Greene Grape
  06/12/2020 at 19:52 pm

Pride Without Prejudice

While fears of COVID shifted many parties and parades online, the essence of Pride is as big and beautiful as ever, its message feeling more important than ever these days. A future full of inclusivity, that celebrates diversity without discrimination? Sign us up! Here are some ideas for celebrating the rainbow with wine and plenty of spirit! ...
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By The Greene Grape
  06/12/2020 at 19:18 pm

Rad Gifts for Rad Dads: A Father's Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is just around the corner—yes, really. March may feel like it was just yesterday, but June 21st is practically here! Don’t be left scrambling for last-minute gifts for the dads in your life. We’ve pulled together a small collection of dad-worthy gifts, from locally-made snacks to cool tools of the trade. Check it out below! ...
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By The Greene Grape
  06/12/2020 at 16:39 pm

Out, Proud, And On The Shelves: A Pride Month Highlight with City Saucery

June is Pride month, as we all know, and as such we’re proud to carry products by LGBTQ+ makers! Some are known nationwide, like Cowgirl Creamery owned by married couple Sue Conley and Peggy Smith. Others are still available at your local farmer’s market—or right here at the Greene Grape! ...
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By The Greene Grape
  06/12/2020 at 14:12 pm

Grads Get Glad: A Greene Grape Grad Gift Guide

For New York students this year, it doesn’t look like a graduation ceremony is in the cards, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate their accomplishments! For the younger graduates in your life, though, you probably won’t be picking up champagne and whiskey at Wine & Spirits. Treat grads of all ages with this collection of gifts! ...
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By The Greene Grape
  05/29/2020 at 14:16 pm

All I Wanna Do Is Zoom Call

Let’s be frank about one thing—video calls are pretty cool. While lockdown can feel pretty tough at times, hanging out with friends and family in your favorite pajamas or novelty onesie is possibly the comfiest way to socialize. Put some flavor into your video hangouts or work meetings with a Greene Grape background! Choose from ...
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By The Greene Grape
  05/22/2020 at 14:11 pm

What's Grilling On? A Guide to Memorial Day Grilling

Whether you’re a beef maestro, a pork authority, or a plant-based sage, we’ve got everything and anything you’ll want to grill this Memorial Day weekend. (Well, except for corn, but that season is coming up quick!) ...
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By The Greene Grape
  05/22/2020 at 13:51 pm

Going Whole Hog: Whole Animal Gift Cards

This Memorial Day weekend won’t quite be like others, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be a lonely one! Send a gift card to a neighbor—or grace a friend’s grill with the ...
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By The Greene Grape
  05/22/2020 at 13:35 pm

One Community, Two Stories: Q&A with Jed Marcus

Your donations for food-insecure seniors in our community have been flooding in, and we couldn’t be more grateful! Every donation gives a vulnerable member of our community access to fresh food they haven’t had access to in ...
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By The Greene Grape
  05/15/2020 at 12:56 pm

Happy American Cheese Month from the Greene Grape!

As New York City’s shelter in place drags on, we focus on the little things to look forward to—the weather is getting warmer, spring produce is ramping up (pun intended), and best of all, May is American Cheese Month! ...
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By The Greene Grape
  05/14/2020 at 18:18 pm

Tasting Notes: New Rosés

While it’s always been important to keep up with worldly goings-on, it’s a bit more important now to disconnect from time to time and find your relaxation. You don’t have to put on rose-colored glasses, exactly, but you can pour some glasses of rosé. ...
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By Greene Grape
  05/13/2020 at 19:10 pm

Greene Grape Gift Guide: Mother's Day

We've assembled a sweet collection of homegrown gifts for the special mom in your life. Stop by Provisions to pick up a little something special while you're grabbing groceries to make her breakfast in bed. ...
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By Greene Grape
  05/08/2020 at 17:17 pm

Farmers To The Rescue

Our nation is facing a serious meat shortage as conditions at meatpacking plants nationwide have caused them to become COVID-19 hotspots. Over the years, our butcher Lena ...
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By Greene Grape
  05/08/2020 at 15:13 pm

Send Groceries To A Senior In Need!

Imagine if you ran out of milk, eggs, bread, or butter and could not put on your mask and gloves and venture out to the grocery store or afford to have groceries delivered. What if you hadn’t had a piece of fresh fruit in 8 weeks? That’s the reality for many food-insecure, low-income elderly people in our community during the COVID-19 outbreak. ...
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By Greene Grape
  05/08/2020 at 02:47 am

Jeffrey Wright Launches Brooklyn For Life

Longtime Fort Greene resident, actor-activist Jeffrey Wright had a modest goal in mind when he set out to support healthcare workers and help some dear friends who own local restaurants during the COVID crisis. When Wright launched the Brooklyn For Life gofundme campaign, he could not have known ...
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By Greene Grape
  05/01/2020 at 15:41 pm

Help People In Need. Donate Today!

The Greene Grape is on a mission to feed people in need during the COVID crisis. In recent weeks, we've donated hundreds of sandwiches to first responders and healthcare workers at Brooklyn Hospital and ...
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By Greene Grape
  05/01/2020 at 14:41 pm

Thanks for The Memories

In immortal the words of Joni Mitchell, "you don't know what you got til it's gone." We are still mourning the loss of Greene Grape Annex, but the incredible stories our customers shared with us on Instagram are a great consolation. ...
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By Greene Grape
  04/30/2020 at 22:51 pm

A Fond Farewell To Annex

You may have noticed an empty storefront where your favorite café once stood. We're sad to announce that Greene Grape Annex is permanently closed. Until we meet again, Fort Greene, stay safe. ...
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By Greene Grape
  04/24/2020 at 03:25 am

A Helping Hand for First Responders

Last week we received an email from a former employee who is now a paramedic at Maimonides Hospital. As we all know, paramedics are on the front lines serving our community during the COVID outbreak. He had a simple request that we were honored to fulfill for these selfless first responders. ...
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By Greene Grape
  04/17/2020 at 21:26 pm

Delivery & Pick-Up FAQ

The Greene Grape team is doing our best to ensure that all of us, and especially elderly, immunocompromised, ...
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By Greene Grape
  04/17/2020 at 21:08 pm

COVID Safety Policies

For the safety of our employees, our customers, and our community. The Greene Grape is following enhanced safety protocols ...
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By Greene Grape
  04/17/2020 at 21:05 pm

Pasture-Raised Pork Chops with Bourbon-Sage Jus

Molly Baz talked a lot of smack about pork chops, but we know our customers love them. Our latest Step-By-Step Recipe will show you how make a simple pan sauce, with a kick of bourbon and the savor of sage, to complement our extra-thick pasture-raised pork chops. ...
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  04/17/2020 at 20:25 pm

Spring Holiday Tasting Notes

Whoever you're celebrating with, holiday meals deserve special wines. Here are our picks for a festive Passover or Easter. ...
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By Greene Grape
  04/09/2020 at 21:49 pm

Holidays At Home

Passover and Easter are upon us. For better (and hopefully not for worse), home cooking is our main option for celebrations these days. Things are different this year, but Greene Grape's got your back. Whether you're cooking for one and zooming with friends and family, or gathering around the table with your roommates and FaceTiming with the rest of the crew, we ...
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  04/09/2020 at 16:15 pm

Asparagus & Mushroom Risotto

Asparagus is in season, so celebrate spring with homemade risotto. It's easy to make restaurant-quality risotto if you follow these simple steps ...
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  04/08/2020 at 14:51 pm

Delivery Expansion

UPDATE 5/1/20: New delivery zones coming soon! In the coming weeks we will be adding delivery to the following zipcodes: 11206, 11213, 11225, and 11231. ...
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By Greene Grape
  04/03/2020 at 18:42 pm

Women Who Make Us Grape: Kathy Urbina

Longtime Fort Greene resident, Kathy Urbina, plays an essential role at the Greene Grape, keeping our streetscape beautiful with her incredible gardening skills. Kathy also designs and handcrafts gorgeous oversized crepe-paper flowers and charming hand-sewn bunnies you see at Provisions under her Bespoke Brooklyn ...
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