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A Lesson In Rosé

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.09.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Rosé is the perfect wine for a warm day.

Exploring the Wine Country of Beaujolais

Jerry Lanson | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Jerry Lanson

June sparkles here. Roses, poppies and other flowers bloom along stone walls and around the vines. The summer crowds have yet to arrive. Time, too, has its own pace. If the islands of the Caribbean have island time, Beaujolais has vineyard time, typically measured around wine tastes and easy talk.

WATCH: What Does Climate Change Mean For Europe's Wine Industry?

Posted 05.14.2014 | Green

An age-old cross-channel rivalry between the English and the French has heated up. This time, it's in a battle to produce the world's best sparkling w...

Climate Change Will Probably Ruin These 9 Delicious Foods By 2050, So Brace Yourselves

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.14.2014 | Green

Enjoy them while they last.

Wine Consumption Is Skyrocketing In China

Quartz | Roberto A. Ferdman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business

The world’s biggest red wine drinking country isn’t France, Italy, or the US. According to a report released by Vinexpo and International Wine and...

Covert Chiseling Helps Confirm Theory About Ancient Winemaking

| Posted 06.04.2013 | Science

By Helen Fields Winemaking is as French as baguettes and mimes. But how did the drink come to the region in the first place? A new study confirms...

New Indian Wines Add to New York's Diverse Cuisine Scene

Jim Luce | Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste
Jim Luce

One of the things I love most about New York City -- why I moved here 30 years ago -- is its dynamic multicultural scene. European immigrants long ago...

An Unexpected Place For A Wine Tasting

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.25.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Frequent Amtrak riders love to complain about spotty Wi-Fi, occasional breakdowns and passengers who talk loudly into cellphones. But wh...

Fine Whine? Billionaire Cries Foul In Vintage Sale

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 03.29.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- As experts can testify, super sleuths in the wine business must study the cork, glass, sediment, wrapping, labels and how full a bottle of...

French Now Drink Just One Glass Of Wine Per Day, Survey Finds

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

French wine consumption has fallen to a new low with the average adult now consuming the equivalent of barely a glass a day, the latest edition of a m...

Wine Stash Found In Abandoned Home Could Be Worth Millions

Posted 11.09.2012 | Money

Nearly 10,000 bottles of what Chinese police believe to be faux Chateau Lafite Rothschild red wine has been found in an abandoned house in Wenzhou, Zh...

Little Wine Makes For Big Whines

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS (AP) — Winemaker Cherie Spriggs had watched the bad weather over southern England's vineyards all season long. It just wasn't good enough f...

French Want To Keep Out 'Chateau'-Labeled Wines From U.S.

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 11.24.2012 | Food

BRUSSELS — Drinking a Bordeaux wine from a `'chateau" is as French as swigging Kentucky bourbon is American. But now tempers are flaring across...

What's The Difference Between $3 Wine And $1,500 Wine? Sometimes Just The Label

Zester Daily | Posted 11.10.2012 | Taste
Zester Daily

The quality of bargain wines is better than ever. Not everything out there is great, but much is outstanding.

The Big Wedding Decision Brad And Angie Have Already Made

Posted 08.28.2012 | Weddings

Pink Floyd is rumored to be making an appearance at Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's upcoming wedding. But don't expect the pair to waltz around the ...

A Sparkling Innovation From Champagne's Most Prestigious Producer

David Rosengarten | Posted 09.18.2012 | Food
David Rosengarten

Krug has implemented an "ID Code" system, which is intended to send the message that even Brut Champagne, lacking a vintage on the label, can and should be expected to age beautifully.

PHOTOS: Is This The Best Wine Ever?

Oz Clarke | Posted 08.28.2012 | Books
Oz Clarke

So Bordeaux was my first tasting. And my first great wine. And my next. And my next. And my next. Châteaux Léoville-Barton '62, Montrose '61, Beychevelle '61, Langoa-Barton '53, Haut-Bailly '55, Lynch-Bages '55, all begged or borrowed from richer and older wine lovers than me.

New French Law Requires WHAT?

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

On my next trip to France, I'll not only think twice about taking the wheel after a picnic, but I'll also be blowing into a Breathalyzer to be certain my blood alcohol level is within the legal limit.

Top U.S. Grad Students Get Competitive... Over Wine

Regina Varolli | Posted 04.09.2012 | Food
Regina Varolli

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Chinese Start To Embrace Wine, But Remain Finicky Consumers

AP | By KELVIN CHAN | Posted 01.07.2012 | Food

HONG KONG -- As growth slows in their traditional markets, wine makers from around the world are eager to tap demand in China but industry players say...

Joe Dressner: The Passing of a Legendary Wine Importer

Brad Haskel | Posted 11.27.2011 | Food
Brad Haskel

Joe Dressner, a top wine importer, and one of the leading voices for non-manipulated or "un-spoofulated" wines, has recently passed away from brain cancer at the age of 60.

French Winemakers Use Satellites To 'Spy' On Own Crop

Le Monde/Worldcrunch | Claude Courtois | Posted 10.10.2011 | World

A month before harvest begins in Bordeaux, a new technology is being used that takes incredibly detailed images from 800 kilometers above to allow win...

The Big Man Behind the Little Wine Company

Brad Haskel | Posted 08.21.2011 | Food
Brad Haskel

In a city as competitive as New York, small wine distributors flood the marketplace. At first glance, this situation may seem counter-intuitive to the distribution consolidation that has taken place around the United States.

France's Bordeaux Wines Threatened by Global Warming

Telegraph | Allan Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

The steady rise in global temperatures is threatening vineyards around Bordeaux that produce some of the most esteemed and expensive wines on earth....

Is French Food Culture Fading?

Reuters | Daniel Bases | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Signs of decay in French food and wine have been apparent for decades but there could be a saving grace, from of all things...