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Sauvignon Blanc

Surprising Wine Values at Whole Foods

Richard Jennings | Posted 06.22.2016 | Taste
Richard Jennings

A lot of people I know refer to Whole Foods as "Whole Wallet" because of its relatively high prices on produce and other food items. I shop there regu...

Drink the World: New Zealand

Dan Miles | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Dan Miles

This is wine country; especially Sauvignon Blanc, which tastes like a citrus grove is exploding lovingly in your mouth, and the dark god that is Pinot Noir.

What You Need to Know About Chilean Wines

Mary Orlin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

The view at Viña Ventisquero Before I went on a recent wine trip to Chile, I had certain assumptions about both the country and its wines, things l...

Two Talented Expat Winemakers in California: Ernst Storm and Guillaume Fabre

Richard Jennings | Posted 11.20.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Winemaking in California has very much been shaped and influenced by a long line of experienced growers and winemakers who moved here from other winemaking countries. And the tradition of young winemakers coming from elsewhere to make wine in California continues.

How to Pair Wine With Seafood

One For The Table | Posted 06.19.2013 | Taste
One For The Table

When it comes to serving wine with seafood, we want the wine to marry with the delicate flavors of the fish.

For Sale: Bel Air's Only Vineyard

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

At a cool $29.5 million, it's not for the faint of heart. But then again, Moraga Vineyards Estate in Bel Air, right in the middle of Los Angeles, no...

2010 Bordeaux: Quest for Values in Another Excellent Vintage

Richard Jennings | Posted 04.01.2013 | Home
Richard Jennings

Despite the commoditization and very high prices of some Bordeaux, there remains a level of winemaking and perfect matching of grape with soil and climate that sustains its importance and relevance in today's fine wine world.

Chilean Wines: Good Values, High Ambitions

Richard Jennings | Posted 03.11.2013 | Home
Richard Jennings

Chile has been a strong source of value-priced wines since the late 1980s. It is now the world's ninth largest producer of wine -- ahead of both Germany and Portugal -- and the fourth biggest source of wine imports to the U.S. after France, Italy and Australia.

Bernard Portet: A Winery Without Walls

Mary Orlin | Posted 12.18.2012 | Home
Mary Orlin

The advantage of a winery without walls, says Bernard Portet, is that he can be more creative and flexible. He can blend Roussanne with Sauvignon Blanc or make Malbec in Argentina. 

What Has Reality TV Done to Young Women?

Ashley Bush and Raphaela Sapire | Posted 11.26.2012 | Women
Ashley Bush and Raphaela Sapire

And we wonder why women aren't advancing in the boardrooms. Rather than seeing examples of what they can become -- a scientist, a vineyard owner, a chef -- girls and young women are watching examples of females as teen moms, housewives or socialites (Kardashians).

Acid & Smoke: The Styles of Sauvignon Blanc

Richard Jennings | Posted 04.16.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

What white wine goes well with a wide range of foods, from salads to seafood and many cheeses? Sauvignon Blanc. And what's one of the best values you can find on any restaurant wine list? Yup, again, Sauvignon Blanc.

Cabernet Sauvignon: A Question of Style

Richard Jennings | Posted 03.05.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

Cabernet Sauvignon is a major "gateway drug" into the joys of drinking wine. So what are the different styles of Cabernet Sauvignon? Much depends on the climate in which it is grown.

A Toast To Vegan Wine

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.08.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

A vegan walks into a bar, gets a glass of the house red and says, "Barkeep, there's fish bladder, pig hoof, egg and milk in my wine." Um, it's not a joke.

Wine for Thanksgiving: Match the Sides, Not the Bird

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

You'll need something quenching to wash down overcooked turkey, something with a hint of sweetness so it won't taste bitter with the side dishes, something tart enough to cut their sweetness, and something friendly that everybody will love.

It's Wine With Seafood at Glenn's Diner

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

Since the menu is fairly eclectic between the diner fare and the dozen or so fresh fish and seafood items flown in daily, pairing was going to be a little tricky.

BBQ. Oysters. Happiness.

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Robert Rosenthal

Oysters at Tony's bring together completely distinct, but brilliant ends of the food spectrum to produce something that is immeasurably better than the sum of its parts.

Who Wants (Organic) Wine?

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

Since more and more people are eating organic food, it's only natural they would also want to explore organic wine.

Who Wants Wine?

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

How many times have you gone out to dinner, looked at the wine list and scoffed at the price of some of the bottles?

Who Wants Wine?

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

That's the beautiful thing about wine: it really goes so well with what you eat, but you have to be careful you choose properly.

Sebeka's South African Wines Meet the Wine Tastin' Seven

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Sachs

I've written sporadically about spirits and cocktails for HuffPost, so does that qualify me to review wine as well? Ummm ... sure!

Why I Hate Sauvignon Blanc: Wine Review

Marlene Rossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marlene Rossman

However, if you want a marvelous bottle of Sauvignon Blanc that will not remind you of an incontinent feline, look for Santa Rita Sauv Blanc. It has aromas and flavors of tropical fruit.