It’s Rioja Week in NYC, and that means we’re pairing classic Spanish producers from the heralded region with some of our top dishes for lunch and dinner, including the black pepper fettuccine, rack of lamb, and roasted duck salad.

With all the wine floating around, one might not guess that there’s a lot of shaking and stirring happening at Morrell Wine Bar, too. A closer look reveals beet-infused vodka, house-made ginger-pepper bitters and plenty of rye whisky in a solid cocktail program from mixologist Dave Chura.

This April, we’re featuring two highly rated Pol Roger vintage champagnes—Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 2000 and Rosé 2004—each, available by the glass. The wines are part of Morrell Wine Bar’s new Champagne feature, spotlighting select, prestige cuvées by different houses each month.

Where else in New York can you try 150 wines by the glass, including Opus One and Domaine de l’Arlot? Our Wine Bar and Cafe, located in the heart of Rockefeller Plaza, just reopened with a new, modern look, an extensive wine list of hard-to-obtain bottles, and an updated menu of globally inspired bar bites.


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