It is by now a given among connoisseurs that Italy's Barolo wines are on a par with the very finest wines of Bordeaux and Burgundy, though there is something of a cold war going on among Barolo producers in the region of Piedmont.
Summer calls for lighter wines that won't weigh you down. From crisp sparklers and aromatic whites to refreshing rosés and sweet dessert wines, GAYOT's Top 10 Summer Wines are perfect for al fresco dining.
Sitting on my table are two spectacular bottles of wine, which I had received after a special lunch with winemaker Alison Crary. I had been curious about the wine being served at the exclusive Governor's Ball after the Oscar ceremony... and she had all the answers.
Wine is a complicated matter. Or that's at least what all wine experts are hoping you'll believe! The truth is that wine is a remarkably flexible product, ending up as simple or as complicated as you want it to be.
Whether you're a beginner or advanced player the summer tennis camps/programs at the Drysdale Tennis School at Stratton Mountain Ski Resort in Vermont can help you hone your game -- and there are fringe benefits.
The eighth annual Pinot Days grand tasting occupied San Francisco's Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this past Saturday. This was my sixth year attending the event, and I've seen it shrink, particularly over the past couple years.