Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine
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Curtis Stone’s restaurant Maude reboots with more wine

Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

Cellar at Marqués de Murrieta Estates & Wines in Rioja, Spain.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

Maude’s chef Curtis Stone, right, executive chef Justin Hilbert and director of operations Ben Aviram, center, taste wine in Rioja, Spain.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

Chef Curtis Stone, left, and executive chef Justin Hilbert at Maude.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

Echaurren chef Francis Paniego, left, Maude executive chef Justin Hilbert and Maude boss-chef Curtis Stone study their finds after mushroom foraging.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

Vigneron Juan Carlos Sancha sampling wine at Bodegas in Rioja, Spain.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

Juan Carlos Sancha left, leads Maude’s Ben Aviram, Curtis Stone and Justin Hilbert around his vineyard in Rioja, Spain.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

The lounge at the newly reopened Maude awaits Rioja-curious patrons.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

The third course at Maude is called Foraging with Francis Paniego. It is a preparation of wild mushrooms, roasted and served in a brass chafing dish surrounded by an aromatic wreath of mosses, juniper and pine.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

Wines from Rioja at Maude.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

Sommelier Andrey Tolmachyov at Maude.

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Maude restaurant reboots with focus on wine

Ben Aviram, director of operations at Maude.

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