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Wine Pairings

Why You Should Drink Wine At Brunch

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste

Move over, brunch cocktails.

Charles Smith Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.30.2015 | MarloThomas

Wine expert Charles Smith joined us for a very special episode of Mondays with Marlo, covering all things wine! Charles taught us everything from how...

Honest Wine Labels Describe Which Drinks Pair Best With Divorce Papers, And Other Situations

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.06.2015 | Taste

Wine pairings we can get behind.

How Climate Affects The Quality Of Wine, From Charles Smith

Posted 10.23.2014 | MarloThomas

Why do the best wines come from mild grey climates? According to wine expert Charles Smith , wine is produced in these regions because it's the perfec...

What Wine Goes With A Burger? From Charles Smith

Posted 10.23.2014 | MarloThomas

If you love cheeseburgers and wine you're in luck -- wine expert Charles Smith has the perfect pairing for you. Merlot goes very well with burgers, b...

What Does The Year Mean On A Wine's Label? From Charles Smith

Posted 10.23.2014 | MarloThomas

What does the year on a wine mean? According to wine expert, Charles Smith most wines do improve with age. However, there's no rule of thumb to follow...

The Right Wine To Serve With Cheese, From Charles Smith

Posted 10.23.2014 | MarloThomas

If you're looking for a wine to pair with cheese, wine expert Charles Smith recommends going with a Syrah, like one of the bottles from his K Syrah c...

What Are Sulfites In Wine? From Charles Smith

Posted 10.23.2014 | MarloThomas

There's been a lot of talk about sulfites, a naturally occurring preservative, being used in excess by wine makers in America -- but according to wine...

How Much Wine Does One Grape Vine Produce? From Charles Smith

Posted 10.23.2014 | MarloThomas

If you've ever wondered how much wine can be made from just one grape vine, wine expert Charles Smith has the answer. In a low-production wine year, ...

Great Wine for Under $20, From Charles Smith

Posted 10.23.2014 | MarloThomas

If you're looking for a good bottle of wine to bring to a friend's party, but don't want to break the bank, wine expert Charles Smith suggests shoppi...

5 Varietals You Need To Add To Your Wine Rack ASAP

Food52 | Posted 09.10.2014 | Taste

Give them a try -- your Pinot Noir deserves a break.

Aquitaine | Bordeaux: Left Bank v. Right Bank

Britney Campbell | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste
Britney Campbell

I'd like to share our journey through France by way of wine.

If You Like This Beer, You Will Like This Wine

Posted 02.12.2014 | Taste

It's as easy as that.

Three Facts You Need to Know About Sparkling-Wine Pairing for the Holidays

Sunset | Posted 02.08.2014 | Taste

Those bubbles are so festive, we toast our hearts out with them, then abandon the flutes in favor of still wine when dinner appears.

Not Your Ordinary Beer and Wine Options for Thanksgiving

Jim Laughren | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Jim Laughren

Why not wipe the cutting board clean and take a whole new look at what's worth pouring?

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.

A Perfect Pairing: Coffee and Doughnuts

Nevin Martell | Posted 10.15.2013 | DC
Nevin Martell

We live in a world filled with cronuts, doughnut ice cream sandwiches, and coffee and doughnut milkshakes. Now the doughnut craze is getting even more fancy schmancy.

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.

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.

The Art of the Cheese Plate

Courtney Whitmore | Posted 08.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Whitmore

Turning cheese into a très chic display takes a bit of talent but in a few simple tips, you'll be on your way to a fancy cheese plate that'll wow your guests!

Bring The Wine-Tasting Party To You

Posted 05.28.2013 | Taste

"It’s like having the only table in your favorite restaurant."

The Quintessential Guide to Fast Food + Wine Pairings

Foodbeast | Posted 04.19.2013 | Taste

A perfect Panda Express wine pairing does exist. These are the best wines to pair with your favorite fast food menu items.

Wine Pairing For Dummies

Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste

The mystery of wine has been solved.

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.

Writer-Director Ed Burns Cuts to City Winery for 'An Evening of Wine and Film'

Lauren Drell | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Lauren Drell

I caught up with Ed Burns at Chicago's City Winery before he took the stage for his "Evening of Wine and Film." In his charming way, he discussed how the evening came to fruition and working again with his good friend Connie Britton.