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Frankfurt After The Fair

Valerie Frankel | Posted 10.26.2016 | Travel
Valerie Frankel

The Frankfurt Book Fair is over, but if you're looking for something to do before heading home, or want to think about making plans for next year, I have some suggestions.

The New Global Leader, Part X: Dana Bentia, and the Sensuous Pageantry of Slow Food

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.20.2016 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

Dana's passion is food and our senses with a mission of showing how the richness of our multi-sensory environments and the multitude of our everyday i...

Day 3: Mosel Part Two, Red Grey and Blue

Britney Campbell | Posted 01.03.2015 | Taste
Britney Campbell

On day 3, I continued my journey through the Mosel region of Germany and found myself in the beautiful town of Pünderich and greeted by Clemens Busch...

How To Pronounce Riesling, Sangiovese And 20 Other Tricky Wine Names

Foodbeast | Posted 11.15.2014 | Taste

If you walk into BevMo and have trouble pronouncing 90 percent of the wine in there, you're definitely not alone. Even if you listen to an insane amo...

Enjoying The Signature Cheese Of The Rheingau

Marisa Churchill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Marisa Churchill

It can't be sliced, grated, or melted. In other words it's nothing like what we think of when we think of cheese.

The Perfect Summer Drink? Riesling from Germany & Austria

Richard Jennings | Posted 09.24.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Looking for the ideal summer drink? Do you feel like something juicy, light to medium in body, refreshing and low in alcohol?

Southern German Food And Wine Delights

Richard Jennings | Posted 04.22.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Contrary to the traditional picture of German food and wine in America as revolving around heavy, meat and starch laden dishes accompanied by off-dry and sweet wines, what we experienced on this trip was truly gourmet food with a light touch, featuring seasonal and locally grown meats, vegetables and fruits.

WATCH: Thoroughly Ridiculous Rap About Riesling

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.15.2013 | Home

Wines of Germany, the U.S. arm of the Deutsches Weininstitut, proves that oenophiles can get silly in a rap video extolling the virtues of German Ries...

Where Wine Meets Winter

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Visiting the more than 30 wineries in Niagara and Twenty Valley is also a great way to brave the cold.

Good Value Wines for the Holidays (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 01.20.2013 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

ruce Bauer, a wine aficianado and proprietor of VINO, a boutique wine shop in Portland, Oregon, shares some of his favorite moderate to low prices wines from the Pacific Northwest region and around the world.

In Alsace, Land of My Ancestors, People Still Live Off the Land to Surprising Degree

David J. Olson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Home
David J. Olson

Alsace is famous for its blend of France and Germany. The Alsatians consider themselves French but only up to a certain point. In the area of food, they pick what they like but do not accept everything French.

Germany's Top Dry Rieslings: Großes Gewächs

Richard Jennings | Posted 11.28.2012 | Home
Richard Jennings

Riesling is an incredibly versatile white grape, capable of being produced in virtually every form wine can take -- from sparkling and very dry, to off-dry and very sweet.

Milk Pairings, Tea Pairings, Wine-and-Fritos Pairings: Pair, Pair Everywhere

Anneli Rufus | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

I met a sommelier who specializes in pairing fine wines with Pringles, Cool Ranch Doritos, KFC cole slaw, California rolls and pumpkin pie -- stuff you'd normally never associate with le vin. What other beverages match specific foods?

PHOTOS: Europe's Unexpected Wine Haven

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 10.16.2012 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Our careers as travel, food and wine writers rarely take us to war-torn areas, but this trip was very different for us.

The Top 18 Rieslings For Under $12

Snooth | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home

It's not easy to find great Riesling under $12. It is a very particular challenge since producers can always rely on their favorite crutch -- sugar -- when producing Rieslings.

Why You Should Drink More Riesling

David Rosengarten | Posted 06.30.2012 | Home
David Rosengarten

One could argue that we Americans have been a little slow on the Riesling uptake because of our national delusion that Riesling is necessarily sweet -- and therefore not good for food.

Dr. H.Thanisch: Refining Tradition in Mosel Riesling

Brad Haskel | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home
Brad Haskel

No wine region outside of Burgundy is more defined by their terroir than the Mosel.

My Top Ten Wine Moments of 2011

Mary Orlin | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home
Mary Orlin

Although we're still going through challenging economic times, spirits of the vintners throughout wine country seem to be rising. Keeping that positive state of mind, here are my top 10 wine moments of 2011.

PHOTOS: It's Riesling Time

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.01.2011 | San Francisco

It's time for Riesling! August is a brilliant month for trying this beautifully versatile wine. Our city's sommeliers and chefs are in love with this ...

25 Wines to Drink This Summer

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.05.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Though it may have felt like summer for some time already, the season's arrival has only just become official. That deserves a toast now, don't you th...

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...

Top Expert Declares Wines Should Be Cheap, Homogenized, Lifeless Commodities!

Tim Hanni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tim Hanni

Seems like a lot of people think consumers are too stupid to know what they should like and the job of the wine expert is to save them from themselves.

Joe Campanale's Holiday Wine Tips

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

The not-too-rapid-fire questions were flying and Anfora's Joe Campanale was happy to answer them. Here are a few answers to help you out this holiday ...

A Thanksgiving Colorado Wine Pairing Guide

Jacob Harkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jacob Harkins

The medley of flavors at the dinner table -- not to mention the myriad palates that will be sitting at it -- can make pairing wines on Thanksgiving Day a brutal task.

Understanding German Riesling: It's Not All Sweet

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

Riesling is possibly the most misunderstood grape varietal in the wine world. It runs the gamut from super-sweet dessert wines to bone-dry bottles that you could even pair with a steak.