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Food and Wine Pairing

After 10 Years, Sideways is Still Bewitching

Peg Melnik | Posted 09.23.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

The hit film Sideways, which debuted in 2004, still holds up with pinot noir as the clever matchmaker. To recap, the comedy follows the antics of two...

The Great Wine & Food Matching Myth

Leora Kalikow | Posted 12.09.2013 | Taste
Leora Kalikow

There are no food and wine pairing rules, only guidelines.

Summer Fancy Food Show, Part II

Daniel Altman | Posted 09.21.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

Food made for wine can be a good shortcut right out of the package, but there's nothing like a fresh artisanal product.

Summer Fancy Food Show, Part I

Daniel Altman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

Last week the Summer Fancy Food Show took over New York's Javits Center, with thousands of vendors and distributors offering samples of the world's best gourmet products.

One of Napa's Best Dining Experiences Isn't At a Restaurant -- It's at a Winery

Mary Orlin | Posted 05.12.2013 | Travel
Mary Orlin

A winery creating food and wine pairings for guests is nothing new, and Napa Valley certainly has plenty of wonderful restaurants. But I have to say that I was blown away by the pairing that the winery calls Enoteca Signorello.

Tasting Menus: Where's The Star Of The Show?

Ben Eisendrath | Posted 03.16.2013 | Taste
Ben Eisendrath

So Chef - when I put my dinner in your hands, don't crowd the stage with supporting actors. Please give me a well-executed entree; a star - recommended for my tastes by your kitchen. And then if your star does its job - I'm sure to remember it.

5 Summer Rosés Under $15

Anna Watson Carl | Posted 10.13.2012 | Home
Anna Watson Carl

I love rosé because it reminds me of summertime. It's perfect for all my favorite warm weather activities: rooftop-sipping, poolside lounging, barbecuing, and picnicking in the park.

'Wine Enthusiast' Editors Create the Perfect Cookbook for Summer

Regina Varolli | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Regina Varolli

A new cookbook by Wine Enthusiast editors Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen really gets the way we all cook at home, especially the way we want to cook in the hot summer months.

Cheese And Beer Rules

Martin Johnson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Home
Martin Johnson

Cheese and beer can go well together, but you can't do it carelessly. The earthy flavors a traditional English Clothbound Cheddar, for example, may get lost when paired with a particularly hoppy beer.

7 Ways To Drink Champagne Smarter

Food Republic | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home
Food Republic

No matter how many times that you hear Champagne isn't just for special occasions, most of us don't get around to buying it until we have something to toast -- be it the New Year or some other momentous occasion.

Thanksgiving Wine Pairings From a Frenchman, of Course!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 01.22.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

I'm not a wine expert and I don't play one on TV, but I know people. That's why I called in the big guns for their expert advice on what to serve with your Thanksgiving meal.

5 Ways To Screw Up A Wine Pairing

Food & Wine | Posted 10.12.2011 | Home

In the August issue, executive wine editor Ray Isle names the best summer value wines. Here, he explains how you can do wrong by those fantastic bottl...

Wines For Weekend Grilling

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.27.2011 | Home

Whether you use charcoal, wood, electric, propane -- or even dig a hole in your backyard to make an old-fashioned wood-fired grill -- Memorial Day wee...

Surprising Wine Pairings For Easter

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home

Traditional choices like Merlot and Chardonnay are great, but why not be daring with edgier options like Albano or Pink Port with tonic?...

Are Food And Wine Pairings Completely Bogus?

Posted 06.01.2011 | Home

Sixty percent of wine is consumed outside of meals, according to a recent industry study. These results call into question the "fruitless" obsession w...

The Biodynamic Wine Experience at Robert Sinskey Vineyards

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

Organics are simple enough -- growing produce with natural fertilizers and non-chemical pest control -- but biodynamics? Exactly. Biodynamic farming leaves the smallest carbon footprint of any agricultural method. Natch.