Noreetuh - Wine & Spirits Magazine


photo by Evan Sung

Modern Hawaiian is the name of the game at Noreetuh. Taking its name from the Korean word for playground, this place may tempt you to slide down the riesling rabbit hole. Jin Ahn has broken up his selections by levels of sweetness and not only has a page dedicated to Dönnhoff, but to their most famous site, Niederhauser Hermannshöhle. Château Musar also gets a spotlight, with a page of mini verticals. You can drink well for under $100, even bottles with some age. A. et P. de Villaine Bouzeron 1998 and Caves São João Poço do Lobo Arinto 1995: either is available for $65—I’ll take both, and an order of spam agnolotti.

128 First Ave., New York, NY

Hawaiian, Japanese, Korean, Asian Fusion


Deanna Gonnella, is a graduate of NYC’s International Culinary Center’s Classic Culinary Arts program, a private chef and our in-house expert on all things culinary. She’s also worked the floor as a sommelier, and advised buyers at Vintry Fine Wines in Manhattan, so she knows a thing or two about wine.

This story appears in the print issue of April 2018.
Like what you read? Subscribe today.