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5 Wine Recommendations Based On The App You Used To Meet Your Date

Lamar Dawson | Posted 04.11.2017 | Taste
Lamar Dawson

Does this scenario sound familiar? You take your date out to a nice restaurant, look at the wine list and realize you don’t know a damn thing about ...

Savoring Norman Hospitality to the Last Drop

Rick Steves | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Drinking on the job, I'm finishing up a great day in Normandy. My co-author Steve Smith and I spent the day double-teaming the D-Day beaches and then ...

Chillin' in a Rue Cler Wine Shop

Rick Steves | Posted 05.16.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

One-stop shopping is not a priority on Paris' delightful Rue Cler. My favorite neighborhood in Paris is essentially a traffic-free market street where...

France Cancels Dinner Over Iranian President's Wine-Free Request

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.10.2017 | World

No dinner with extended family is complete without a little whine. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is making a European tour starting this weekend, f...

That Fine Wine You've Been Drinking Could Be A Knockoff

FoodRepublic | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.04.2015 | Taste

This is an excerpt from Wine Fraud Enters Its Golden Age, reported by Christine Haughney of Zero Point Zero as part of its Food Crimes series. Read th...

5 Excellent Prestige Champagnes | Posted 04.08.2015 | Taste

When it comes to wine, we're all for great deals.

A Chat With Herve Chagneau of Antucura

Daniel Altman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Taste
Daniel Altman

Antucura may not be a household name for wine lovers, but it certainly should be. Its wines are an extraordinary expression of the Vista Flores terroi...

Meet Côte-Rôtie: The Silver Fox of Thanksgiving Wines

Knoefel Longest | Posted 01.11.2015 | Taste
Knoefel Longest

The alchemy of blending white wine into red is every bit as intricate and obscure a practice as it likely sounds.

Beaune, The Beautiful Capital Of Burgundy Wine

John Mariani | Posted 11.08.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Beaune is not the sort of small city you would stay in your hotel for much time anyway, for it is designed for walking, chatting and dining well in the Burgundian manner.

Is Bigger Wine Better? The Answer Might Surprise You

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

There's nothing like showing up to a party with a big bottle of wine to mark a celebration. But is the wine inside actually better?

A Lesson In Rosé

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.08.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Rosé is the perfect wine for a warm day.

Exploring the Wine Country of Beaujolais

Jerry Lanson | Posted 08.08.2014 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

June sparkles here. Roses, poppies and other flowers bloom along stone walls and around the vines. The summer crowds have yet to arrive. Time, too, has its own pace. If the islands of the Caribbean have island time, Beaujolais has vineyard time, typically measured around wine tastes and easy talk.

WATCH: What Does Climate Change Mean For Europe's Wine Industry?

Posted 05.14.2014 | Green

An age-old cross-channel rivalry between the English and the French has heated up. This time, it's in a battle to produce the world's best sparkling w...

Climate Change Will Probably Ruin These 9 Delicious Foods By 2050, So Brace Yourselves

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.14.2014 | Green

Enjoy them while they last.

Wine Consumption Is Skyrocketing In China

Quartz | Roberto A. Ferdman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business

The world’s biggest red wine drinking country isn’t France, Italy, or the US. According to a report released by Vinexpo and International Wine and...

Covert Chiseling Helps Confirm Theory About Ancient Winemaking

| Posted 06.04.2013 | Science

By Helen Fields Winemaking is as French as baguettes and mimes. But how did the drink come to the region in the first place? A new study confirms...

New Indian Wines Add to New York's Diverse Cuisine Scene

Jim Luce | Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste
Jim Luce

One of the things I love most about New York City -- why I moved here 30 years ago -- is its dynamic multicultural scene. European immigrants long ago...

An Unexpected Place For A Wine Tasting

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.25.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Frequent Amtrak riders love to complain about spotty Wi-Fi, occasional breakdowns and passengers who talk loudly into cellphones. But wh...

French Now Drink Just One Glass Of Wine Per Day, Survey Finds

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

French wine consumption has fallen to a new low with the average adult now consuming the equivalent of barely a glass a day, the latest edition of a m...

Wine Stash Found In Abandoned Home Could Be Worth Millions

Posted 11.09.2012 | Money

Nearly 10,000 bottles of what Chinese police believe to be faux Chateau Lafite Rothschild red wine has been found in an abandoned house in Wenzhou, Zh...

What's The Difference Between $3 Wine And $1,500 Wine? Sometimes Just The Label

Zester Daily | Posted 11.10.2012 | Taste
Zester Daily

The quality of bargain wines is better than ever. Not everything out there is great, but much is outstanding.

The Big Wedding Decision Brad And Angie Have Already Made

Posted 08.28.2012 | Weddings

Pink Floyd is rumored to be making an appearance at Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's upcoming wedding. But don't expect the pair to waltz around the ...

A Sparkling Innovation From Champagne's Most Prestigious Producer

David Rosengarten | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home
David Rosengarten

Krug has implemented an "ID Code" system, which is intended to send the message that even Brut Champagne, lacking a vintage on the label, can and should be expected to age beautifully.

PHOTOS: Is This The Best Wine Ever?

Oz Clarke | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Oz Clarke

So Bordeaux was my first tasting. And my first great wine. And my next. And my next. And my next. Châteaux Léoville-Barton '62, Montrose '61, Beychevelle '61, Langoa-Barton '53, Haut-Bailly '55, Lynch-Bages '55, all begged or borrowed from richer and older wine lovers than me.

New French Law Requires WHAT?

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

On my next trip to France, I'll not only think twice about taking the wheel after a picnic, but I'll also be blowing into a Breathalyzer to be certain my blood alcohol level is within the legal limit.