Discover. Be Inspired. Drink Good Wine.
Drink Good Wine. It’s That Simple.
So what exactly is good wine? To us, good wine is produced in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way, reflects the place from which it comes, and tastes downright delicious. This also embodies the way the wine is handled in the cellar. We love working with producers who use minimal intervention in the cellar to produce clean, flawless bottles that equally respect the environment and fruit from which they’re made, yet remain incredibly tasty. Simply put, less is usually more!
For us, sourcing good wine for our guests goes far beyond simply curating bottles. We work to provide impeccable hospitality to each of our clients, working specifically with each individual need to curate the best experience possible. Here are some of the unique services that we provide at Verve Wine:
From regular tastings and events, to our monthly wine club, to a simple, welcoming ambiance across our e-commerce and retail locations, we’re here to be inspired and enjoy good wine alongside you. At Verve Wine, there’s always a seat for you at our table.
Derrick Mize is a veteran wine merchant with over twenty years of experience. His resume includes roles at the acclaimed Italian wine importer, Vinifera Imports, and as head wine buyer at Ristorante Paoletti in Highlands, NC. In 2002, Derrick joined Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s NYC-based Italian Wine Merchants and later co-founded the wine retailer New York Vintners in 2006. Derrick’s experience has given him a vast knowledge of European wines and an understanding of the relationships necessary to procure unique, high quality selections in today’s marketplace.
Dustin Wilson is a Master Sommelier based in New York City. His career spans some of the top restaurants across the US – Frasca Food & Wine in Boulder, CO; The Little Nell, in Aspen; and RN74 in San Francisco. Dustin is best known for his position as Wine Director of the 3 Michelin-starred restaurant, Eleven Madison Park. This expertise led him to have a leading role in the critically acclaimed wine documentary, SOMM, and he was later featured in the film’s sequel, SOMM: Into the Bottle.
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