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Pameladevi Govinda

Pameladevi Govinda

Wine Writer

I'm a food and wine obsessive, freelance writer and wine professional living in NYC.

Pameladevi is a New York based freelance writer whose contributions have appeared in Imbibe, Vibe, Decanter, Daily Candy, Spain Gourmetour and more. Spain is one of her favorite countries to visit. Thus far, no wine producer visit has surpassed the experience of visiting Lopez de Heredia in Rioja.

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  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Favorite foods: Bitter melon, offal meats, most Mauritian dishes, morcilla, parsley salad, bone marrow, raw oysters
  • Last bite on earth: I like sherry, a lot.

5 Hudson Valley Wines to Taste This Fall

The Hudson Valley of New York has a centuries-old custom of growing grapes and making wine—Brotherhood Winery was established in 1839 and is the nation's oldest continuously operating winery—but it's the new wave of winemaking that shows promise. Here are 5 Hudson valley wines to seek out this fall. More

5 Must-Visit Wine Bars in Brooklyn

When it comes to exciting wine bars, Brooklyn is on the up. A new wave of wine-obsessed buyers and bar-restaurant owners has forsaken the insipid, the safe, and the homogenous for glasses of singular vino from lesser-known regions and producers. Most of our favorite wine bars in Brooklyn are a bit off the beaten track, and that is part of the charm. More

The Serious Eats Guide to Sherry

For most people, a glass of sherry sounds like the kind of tipple that is to be sipped in a Victorian-era British parlor by a bunch of old codgers, but in reality the fortified wine from Spain is on the rise again. A new generation of restaurant sommeliers and shop owners have re- discovered the virtues of sherry for its wide breadth of styles and flavors, and its ability to go with all sorts of crazy dishes from a pungent curry to the stinkiest cheese. More

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