This Wednesday is the first ever Beer Versus Wine Challenge (get your tickets here). New York City Homebrewers Guild president Chris Cuzme is weighing in on the event, with a healthy respect for irony. Nicole (DeCicco, of Upstate Wine Company), you’d better bring your A-game!
How did the beer versus wine challenge come about? What made you want to be involved?
Hmmm, “challenge”? I prefer to call it a comparison, or a reminder and reassurance of why beer is so freakin awesome! I’ve wanted to do a Wine vs. Beer event at Jimmy’s No. 43 in this regard for a very very long time, and meeting Nicole during a wine sampling knocked it all into gear. She’s fun, charismatic, and knows her stuff. Nicole also has a mind akin to mine (and Jimmy’s No. 43 on the whole) in so far as she supports locally made products. There’s the ole saying, “Great minds think alike,” and, well, so do ours! [Read more…] about The Gauntlet Has Been Thrown: Chris Cuzme Tells How Beer Will Win!