Grocers & Wine merchants since 1947, Corti Brothers is one of the country's most knowledgeable resources in food, wine and spirits. Lead by Darrell Corti, one of the world's greatest experts of food, wine and spirits, Corti Brothers is recognized as a culinary Mecca destination. Corti Brothers retails, imports, exports, consults, develops, and sets trends in the national food and beverage world. This site is dedicated to showcase the travels and happenings of Darrell Corti and Corti Brothers.
"The man who knows more about food and wine than anyone else in the world."
- Ruth Reichl, former editor of Gourmet Magazine, in her memoir Comfort Me with Apples, Colman Andrews, former editor of Saveur Magazine
"Darrell opened my eyes to products from around the world. He is an amazing person who knows everything about everything. Not just what it is, but how it's produced from beginning to end."
-Alice Waters- Chez Panisse.
"He is deeply knowledgeable on a wide variety of culinary topics and always willing to share that knowledge. For many food lovers, before there was Google, there was Darrell."
-Russ Parsons - Food Editor Los Angeles Times
Together with our Emmy Award winning team of local, regional and national television professionals, we can offer full High Definition video production services, producing skills, writing skills, and post production editing services for any culinary centered business or group while traveling with Darrell Corti and/or while engaged in local, regional, national, or international culinary business or events.
We have the ability to create content for local, regional and national television, as well as contracted high definition video production services for business ventures and consultation. We maintain professionalism, talent, knowledge, and abilities at the highest level. As experienced world travelers, we are efficiently able to produce quality results working seamlessly with whom ever we serve.
Contained within theses pages you will see a growing number of video/photo blogs covering the local, regional, national, and international travel and events experienced by Darrell Corti and myself. I shoot the photographs and video with some occassional footage shot by Esther Ritter, do all of the editing, write the commentary, and set the layout of the blogs. All this is done in an effort to share Darrell and our experiences in food, drink and travel with our friends, peers, customers, and those interested in what we do.
- Rick Mindermann