Slow Wine

This Week on the Event Calendar: Forecasting the Year Ahead in Food, Farm Policy and Politics

Predicting the weather is Punxsutawney Phil’s domain. Predicting what’s going to happen when it comes to food, farm policy and politics? That’s where the NYC Food Almanac 2012 comes in. From 6:30 to 9 pm at 632Below, a group of experts (including Edible’s own publisher Brian Halweil) will predict what will happen and call for what should happen with a panel discussion and Q&A.

Slow Wine Launches Its Cross-Country Tour in New York City

For two decades the international movement to preserve taste called Slow Food has produced a guide to Italian wine in conjunction with Gambero Rosso– an Italian Zagat that puts out food and wine guides and produces massive wine tastings around the world. Now, to encourage a new era of sustainabile wine sipping , Slow Food has rolled out a wine classification system and bringing it to America for the first time, along with a sampling of Italian Slow Wine-designated producers that will visit New York on January 30. (Get your tickets here.)