These recipes are more fascinating for their rigor, and how they are distinguished from so much that passes for sleight-of-hand cookery these days.
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In Argentina, there has been some reason for worry about the supply of malbec, but overall the picture is rosy.
What happens when New World wine regions start messing with the crown jewels of Burgundy and Bordeaux?
You love Malbec. So do we. But how do you choose the right malbec for you?
We have been visiting Burgundy for fifteen years, and although wine has been made here since the first century AD and tradition reigns strong, there is always something new afoot in the original home of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Despite the easy access of information on the web, we are still fans of paper and longer form narrative, and turn to books for inspiration in travel.
Burgundy is the birthplace of not just delicious wine and Beef Bourguignon but the grand-pere of all charity wine auctions, The Hospice de Beaune.
What is it about Burgundy that makes its wines among the world's most cherished, imitated and expensive?
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