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Choosing Sparkling Wine For New Year's

Kitchen Daily | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

All around the world people will be celebrating the new year that most likely includes a glass of bubbly. Sparkling wine has the great ability to pair...

How To Open Champagne (You May Need A Sword)

Posted 12.30.2012 | Taste

It's called sabering, and even we're a little afraid of it.

10 Perfect Gifts for That Posh Person Who Has Everything

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 02.14.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Thorp

Are you stumped on what to get your premiere client, chic girlfriend who always rocks the latest trends, your finicky mother-in-law or your drama-pron...

I Have a Chat With Pete Townshend in His Hotel Suite, 1974, Part II: The Night After

Binky Philips | Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Hello, Dear Binky-@-Huffington Reader, I have been remiss. It's been almost two months since my last blog. God, I hate that word. Sounds like somethi...

WATCH: Guy Chugs $260 Bottle Of Cristal Champagne In One Minute

Posted 12.18.2011 | Home

It takes a special fellow to want to chug a $260 bottle of 2004 Cristal Champagne in one minute, pausing only to belch extremely loudly. Upon completi...

I Went to a Polo Match on Sunday, And Loved It!

Jay Weston | Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I have some advice for those people at AEG/Staples Center who are slugging it out with another faction for the right to build a new football stadium in LA. Let them have it... and steal their thunder by building a fabulous polo field!

Changing the World -- One Foodie at a Time

Vivian Norris | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Vivian Norris

The world may be going through a rough financial time, but if we all pull together, we can still find ways to cooperate and enjoy the most basic of human joys, the joy of taste!

Spain Gets Cava Tasting Machine

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home

Taste is a delicate thing. But now sommeliers might have a bit of competition heading their way. Scientists in Spain have developed an electronic '...

Brenna Cammeron

PHOTOS: James Beard's 'Chefs and Champagne' Honors Emeril Lagasse | Brenna Cammeron | Posted 09.24.2011 | New York

Emeril Lagasse was the honoree at this year's Chefs and Champagne, an annual James Beard Foundation-sponsored event at the Wolffer Estate Vineyards in...

Champagne: The Devil's Wine

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 02.23.2012 | Travel
Olivia Katrandjian

In the 17th Century, in the French region of Champagne, little bubbles appeared in wine bottles. Unknown at the time, an accidental second fermentation caused by the cold created CO2 in the wine, turning the bottles into ticking time bombs.

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Celebrates 35 Years - Part 1

Zorianna Kit | Posted 08.29.2011 | Home
Zorianna Kit

Thirty-five years is not a long time in the champagne making business. Yet 35 is exactly how old Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte turns this year, making it one of the youngest brands on the market.

"Bezaubern" Zurich on a Short Business Trip

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.27.2011 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Feasting my eyes on hand-made Swiss chocolate while on a business trip to Zurich was sheer nirvana. We're talking serious chocolate, the kind made fresh daily by hand in front of admiring aficionados.

Riesling And Rap: The New Cristal?

Snooth | Posted 08.17.2011 | Home

In the beginning it was Cristal. Then Ace of Spades. So where his hip hop culture turned to now for refreshment? Well I guess the recession really has...

World's Most Expensive Kebab Features Champagne, Gold

Posted 08.08.2011 | Home

The latest culinary creation from UK chef and Food Network star Andy Bates now holds the dubious title of the world's most expensive kebab. The kebab,...

The Faithful Shopper: Gourmet Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With summer nearly here, it's time to start planning our social lives -- whether you're hosting friends or you're the guest, nothing is more special than to offer your gourmet treat or bottle of wine.

Royal Family To Make Own Wine

Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

The Royal Family has plans to plant 16,700 vines of chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier in the Windsor Great Park estate to make an English spark...

Oldest Preserved Bottles Of Champagne To Be Auctioned

AP | Posted 06.22.2011 | Home

STOCKHOLM -- Two bottles of bubbly, preserved for nearly 200 years in a Baltic Sea shipwreck, are heading for the auction block. The government of th...

The Perfect Glass of Champagne

Anthony Lassman | Posted 05.29.2011 | Travel
Anthony Lassman

How we resent that overfilling, over pouring, over frequenting of the table and then the eye contact -- "another bottle, sir?"

Just Right Pairings

Thei Zervaki | Posted 05.29.2011 | Home
Thei Zervaki

When it comes to wine and food pairings, opinions are seldom unanimous. Here are a few tips that will help you make the perfect match.

Bubbles and Luxe With French Country Waterways

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 05.26.2011 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

Imagine my rapture at the chance to navigate the quiet waters of France's Champagne region on a luxury barge, a week that promises a much-needed break in my too-busy life.

My First Time at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Thei Zervaki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thei Zervaki

The SOBE wasn't a big surprise in terms of food tasting. It was just set in a different, shiny, hot and colorful environment that welcomes food as well.

Oscar Party 101

Colleen Mullaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colleen Mullaney

There's still time to create your own glamorous Hollywood-inspired Oscar night at home for this weekend's 83rd Academy Awards, with tasty cocktails, and an easy but divine meal.

Valentine Lingerie More Popular Than Roses In UK

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters Life!) - British men are choosing sexy knickers over short-lived and often more pricey presents such as roses and champagne this Valen...

PHOTOS: Scarlett Johansson Shows Leg In New Champagne Ads

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Scarlett Johansson is the face of Moët & Chandon Champagne -- and now she's the leg, too. Named celebrity ambassador for the famous brand of bubbly ...

Celebrate Consumer Diversity for a Healthier, More Diverse Wine Industry

Tim Hanni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Hanni

Wine consumers come in all shapes, sizes, gender, adult age and socio-economic groups. Wines come in many colors, flavors, styles and price points. Lo...