They’re putting some real service into national service.
On Sept. 11 — which President Obama has dubbed a “day of national service” to commemorate the 2001 terrorist attacks — the folks at Red White and Bubbly will be serving the public by pouring nine great New York State wines and sending the profits to the Park Slope Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
“We were setting up our fall tastings and they all were scheduled for the days around Sept. 11, so we decided, let’s tie it all together,” said Adam Goldstein, (pictured) the owner of the Fifth Avenue wine shop.
Goldstein said his commitment to serving New York will continue beyond Sept. 11.
“My goal is to eventually carry every darn wine made in New York State,” he said.
Every wine? But aren’t some New York wines, um, New York wines?
“Look, a lot of people like to try the New York wines,” he said. “It’s like a record store. I don’t like every song on every CD, but you have to have something for everyone. I don’t want my palate to get in the way of something that someone wants to try.”
And Goldstein is cutting the prices on all of his Empire State vintages by 10 percent, starting next month
Red White and Bubbly [211 Fifth Ave., between Union and President streets in Park Slope, (718) 636-9463].