Author Archives: DavidLincolnRoss

JAVA JOINS THE PARTY – COFFEE-INFUSED COCKTAILS ROCK

Coffee Infuses New Products to Creative Cocktails JAVA JOINS THE PARTY, so move over Tia Maria, make way Kahlua. In the last few years, a new generation of coffee-infused spirits, liqueurs, beers, and, yes, even caffeinated wines, are waking up … Continue reading

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Gaining Grounds: Midscale Hotels Promote Premium Coffee in Hotel Mgt Magazine

Premium coffees perk up midscale segment Driven by ever-more-discerning American coffee drinkers demanding a better cup of joe, midscale lodging groups are upgrading to premium brews as never before, as reported in Hotel Management Magazine, which was posted February 28, 2017. … Continue reading

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CRU – S CONTROL – 10 GEMS FROM BEAUJOLAIS

  Crus’ing to New Prominence CRU GAMAYS GAIN RESPECT   By David Lincoln Ross A perfect storm of positive marketplace trends is boosting the 10 crus of Beaujolais to new prominence and popularity. Merchants, restaurateurs and somms, together with customers, are … Continue reading

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3 St. Paul de Vence Restaurants To Visit After Maeght

Three St. Paul de Vence Restaurants– When Fine Art Meets Les Arts de la Table à la Provençale  by David Lincoln Ross Fine Art Meets Les Arts de la Table à la Provençale at three St. Paul de Vence restaurants.  A … Continue reading

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Torrentés Wine, Moving Out of Malbec’s Shadow

From one of the world’s loftiest vineyard regions comes an aromatic, tangy tipple called Torrontés (tor-ohn-TEZ) wine. It’s known as Argentina’s signature white and the Cafayete Valley in far northwest Salta province—ranging from 6,000-10,000 feet in elevation—is the source of … Continue reading

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LIFE IMITATES ART – A FRENCH FINISH

Life Imitates Art: In “A FRENCH FINISH” by Robert Ross, a quirky crew of Harvard art historians re-creates a ‘fake’ Louis XVI desk and pass it off as the real thing. My father wrote this award-winning mystery-adventure and it was … Continue reading

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A French Finish by Robert Ross Now On Kindle

          Robert Ross, my dad, published this book in 1978.  It earned the highly prized Edgar award from the Mystery Writers of America for an author’s first novel. It is now available on Kindle. In A … Continue reading

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NYC Retail [Re-]Openings Under The Microscope

Manhattan Merchants Re-Imagine Brick & Mortar Stores                   For any wine and spirits merchant or restaurateur, be she or he new to the business or a multi-decade, multi-generational veteran, to contemplate a … Continue reading

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Immigrant Retailers Add Spice on Main Street

  Immigrant Retailers Add Spice on Main Street An American Tradition Lives On with Mom-and-Pop Merchants from Six Continents From colonial times to the present, America has welcomed immigrants. The words inscribed on the plaque at the foot of the … Continue reading

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Lafayette’s Hermione: A TransAtlantic Story – SEA HISTORY Magazine

In 1779, frigate Hermione (air-mee-OHN) was the sleek French warship that carried General Lafayette to America in 1780, a voyage that directly culminated in the American-French victory at Yorktown in 1781. The current Hermione is an authentically built replica, launched … Continue reading

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