Posts Tagged ‘Corcho Wine Room’

Uptown Celebrates First Women in Latin Jazz Festival | DNAinfo

Uptown Celebrates First Women in Latin Jazz Festival | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong UPPER MANHATTAN — Move over, Birdland. Uptowners can now enjoy live jazz without trekking Downtown thanks to the neighborhood’s first annual Women in Latin Jazz Festival, organized by Inwood resident and professional percussionist Annette Aguilar. The festival, which started with a small kick-off party at El Corcho Wine Room on Nov. 6, will […]


11/06/14: The Women of Latin Jazz @ Corcho Wine Room

11/06/14: The Women of Latin Jazz @ Corcho Wine Room

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Sold on the sip, taken with the tannins | Manhattan Times

Sold on the sip, taken with the tannins | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Adrian Cabreja In 2010, when Benlly Polanco decided to open up Corcho Wine Room on the Dyckman strip, he was unsure of what would come of it. For one, the idea of starting an establishment dedicated primarily to wine seemed a risk. The fact that his new business would be, in […]


Inwood: Always on the Brink of Coolness | NY Times

Inwood: Always on the Brink of Coolness | NY Times

By C. J. HUGHES Inwood, in the leafy northern stretch of Manhattan, has never really lacked for natural charms. Centuries ago, Native Americans plied its waterways; later, Gilded Age tycoons built their mansions on its hills for the best views; and today, residents say one of the benefits of living here is its many parks, […]


Dominican Crooner Vicente Garcia Comes To NYC

Dominican Crooner Vicente Garcia Comes To NYC

The much-heralded Dominican singer-songwriter Vicente Garcia will be in the NYC area for a tour that kicks off this week. The tour includes a FREE show in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at Viva Toro on Feb. 21st and Vicente will also be at our very own Corcho Wine Room (231 Dyckman Street) on the 24th and 25th. Known […]


Xiomara Laugart @ Corcho Wine Room Tonight

Xiomara Laugart @ Corcho Wine Room Tonight

La Serie Unplugged Presenta Xiomara Laugart Thursday August 2nd 9pm From the Off-Broadway Musical “Celia” Info@corchowineroom.com I remember being completely blown away by the sheer force and beauty of the voice of Xiomara Laugart when I watched her in the magical Off-Broadway Musical “Celia” a few years back. Well, tonight she will be doing her […]


Corcho Wine Room’s Seminar/Wine Tasting & Pairing Thursday, September 8th

It is our pleasure to announce Corcho Wine Room’s Seminar/Wine Tasting & Pairing with one of Napa Valley’s leading winemakers and proud Latino, Alex Sotelo of Alex Sotelo Cellars. The Alex Sotelo Cellars is a winery in Napa Valley still committed to producing small super premium Napa Valley wines. Each lot is carefully selected by […]


Happy Anniversary: Corcho Wine Room

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) A big 1-year anniversary shout out is in order to the good folks at Corcho Wine Room (231 Dyckman Street). Before they even officially opened up, Benlly Polanco and Vladimir Garcia showed the Uptown Collective love and gave us a first look at their fine establishment. They also confirmed my nagging […]


Corcho in Inwood Offers 45 Wines and Latin Music – NYTimes.com

By DIANE CARDWELL A strong sense of place runs through this cozy wine bar nestled amid a developing cluster of restaurants on Dyckman Street in Inwood. The proprietors, Benlly Polanco and his sister Dariana, have lived in the neighborhood since emigrating from the Dominican Republic in 1996 or 1997, depending on who tells the story. […]


Uptown in Brief: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares His Favorite Uptown Haunts With The Daily News

Uptown in Brief: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares His Favorite Uptown Haunts With The Daily News

BY Amanda P. Sidman DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Tony-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda brought a new awareness of Washington Heights/Inwood with his musical “In the Heights,” which ends its Broadway run next Sunday. “One of the most enjoyable side effects of ‘In the Heights’ is reaction of Heights residents, all of whom say, ‘That’s my block!’ […]


PAPASITO MEXICAN GRILL & AGAVE BAR – THE REVIEW

BY Claudio E. Cabrera Papasito Restaurant Address: 223 Dyckman St Cuisine: Mexican Decor: With the elegant decor of restaurants and bars like Corcho, Mamajuana, and Il Sole on the Dyckman strip, I was expecting more of the same from its newest restaurant, Papasito Mexican Grill + Agave Bar. But surprisingly, the decor at the restaurant […]


UPTOWN – FOODIE PARADISE

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Jeff Orlick of iwantmorefood.com and his merry band of gourmands dropped by the ‘hood recently to sample all the awesome food that this neighborhood has to offer. They began the night at one of the UC’s favorite haunts, Corcho Wine Room and from there it was onto the fritura trucks to […]


TIME OUT NY SPOTLIGHTS THE HEIGHTS

BY Led Black I have to give it up to Time Out NY, not for just highlighting the ‘hood but for doing it right. They talked to the right people, talked about the right places and painted an accurate picture of the Washington Heights of today. Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz waxed eloquent on […]


DEAR SUMMER – THE UC BIDS FAREWELL TO A SEASON TO REMEMBER

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) This has been our first summer as the Uptown Collective (UC) and what a summer it has been. Therefore, on the cusp of fall, it is only fitting that we take a look back at the summer that was. We hit up all the great Uptown restaurants, parks, businesses, happenings and […]


El Porron @ Corcho Wine Room

El Porron @ Corcho Wine Room

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I am eternally indebted to the good folks at Corcho Wine Room (227 Dyckman Street) for introducing me to the game changing device known as the porrón. While in the recap of our Wine 101 event, I referred to it as merely “a traditional glass wine pitcher from Spain”, it is […]


WINE 101 @ CORCHO WINE ROOM – THE RECAP

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The Uptown Collective’s Wine 101 event held at the soignée Corcho Wine Room (231 Dyckman Street) was an absolute blast. The good folks at Corcho confirmed my nagging suspicion that drinking wine is more than just about getting drunk. Wine is not a means to an end but the end itself. […]


THE UC INVITES YOU TO: WINE 101

RSVP at uptowncollective@gmail.com


CORCHO WINE ROOM OPENING SOON…

BY Led Black We first put you on to the new Wine spot opening up on Dyckman about a month ago. Well, the owner of Corcho Wine Room, Benlly Polanco, invited the UC to a super intimate, pre-opening wine tasting. First off, the place is gorgeous; all red brick, wood and sexy lighting. To say […]

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