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...
1. If you purchase the baguette, you have earned the right to rip off the end and eat it on the way home.
We don't taste blind.
Four years ago, I lost my job. I was sad, angry and unsure about what I wanted to do next. I knew, though, that I didn't want to go back into the corporate world, where the chances of another layoff down the line would have been pretty high. Yet, I was confused.
While the stage favors boldness over the subtleties that define tango on the social dance floor, the nightly show downstairs at Tango House, which features some of the world's top tango dancers, also warrants a connoisseur's explanation.
One of life's hardest choices: Beer or Wine?
A look at the top 10 drinking countries worldwide.
People in Mendoza, the province that makes the lion's share of Argentine wine, care a lot about rock. They care about the kind that underpins great terroir, but they also care about the kind you can blast from your stereo. Wine and music are inseparable in Mendoza -- but why?
Let's be honest: There's never really a terrible time to gaze at Napa's sun-dappled hills and drink from the fruit of its vines. But October and November just might be our favorite time to go. Here's our itinerary for your next Napa trip.
Entertaining with wine at home -- yes, it's that easy.
Pinot noir is that most delicate of grapes, known to flourish in only a few small corners of the world: Burgundy, the Willamette Valley, Marlborough, and the Sonoma County coast. Now it has found a home in Argentina, too, with some wonderful results.
Are you a Zinfandullard? A pinot-know-nothing? A sauvignon blanc slate? Interested in wine -- or trying to attract someone who is -- but still such a ...
There are no food and wine pairing rules, only guidelines.
Recently there has been dissent in the ranks in regards to tasting menus, and while we can all agree that more than 10 courses might be construed as excessive, the Accidental Locavore happens to love the freedom involved in a tasting menu.
Never be intimidated by a wine label again.
Love wine? Watch as I travel through Santa Barbara wine country, and visit the Fess Parker vineyard in Los Olivos to learn some wine talk.
Attilio Poli is standing tall in the asphalt drive of his back yard. He's gazing at his fig trees and grapevines, but there's a faraway look in his eyes that takes him all the way to Venice.