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Five Myths of Winemaking

Despite thousands of years of winemaking history, we’re still refining our understanding of the myriad factors leading any given wine to taste and …

Skip Bordeaux—This Is the New Wine Region to Visit in France

On a Friday evening near the tiny French fishing village of Gruissan, a gypsy band roars into song, strumming “Les Champs-Élysées.” The crowd joins in clapping, hopping up on wooden picnic tables to sing along as steaming bowls of mussels and salt-encrusted sea bass emerge from the kitchen. The …

France

The Masterpiece that is Montestigliano in Tuscany, Italy

Montestigliano in Tuscany, Italy is a luxury farmhouse from the 1700’s. It is set high up on a hill in the heart of the rolling Tuscany countryside. As a privately-owned farm estate, it has its own village or tiny town. I like to think that it is like having my own private Tuscan village when I …

7 of the Best Wines for Summer Barbecue Season

2 minute Read<p>With the summer season in full swing, it’s safe to say that barbecue season is upon us. There’s no better way to fight those long, hot …

Stonefruit

The 25 Best Rosé Wines You Need To Drink In Summer 2017

The 25 Best Rosés You Need To Drink This Summer – 2017<p>6 minute Read<p>It’s finally that time of year again! The sun is out, the shades are on, and all …

Why You Should Be Drinking Boxed Wine

Boxed wine has a bad rap. People look down on it because it doesn’t come in a fancy bottle, and assume the contents are nasty and cheap. While that …

The Taste Of Wine Isn't All In Your Head, But Your Brain Sure Helps

What do listening to music, hitting a baseball and solving a complex math problem have in common? They all activate <i>less</i> gray matter than drinking wine.<p>According to Yale neuroscientist Gordon Shepherd, the flavor of wine "engages more of our brain than any other human behavior." The apparently …

Wine Tasting

A Wine Lover’s Guide to Rome

Heading to Italy's historic capital? Here's how to make the most of your stay, including the ten best places to eat and drink in the Eternal …

Italy

How Long Does Wine Actually Last After It's Opened?

You know you have a bottle of open Pinot Grigio in the fridge right now and have asked this same question.<p>I used to be one of those people who never left a bottle unfinished. But when drinking wine became my job, I found myself with more half-full bottles than ever; wines I loved and couldn’t bear …

Sparkling Wine

Why Food and Wine Taste Different on Airplanes

Top sommeliers weigh in on how to find a flavorful pairing at 30,000 feet.<p>If you've ever ordered a glass of wine while flying (and who hasn't, really?) you've probably noticed that at 30,000 feet, things taste somewhat ... <i>different</i>. And there's a perfectly good explanation for it.<p>When flying at …

Wine Aging: Popular Misconceptions

There are <b>several popular misconceptions</b> concerning wine – one of the most common ones is related to wine aging.<br>“Aging” should not be a concern when …

7 Off-the-Beaten-Path Wine Regions to Visit in 2017

2 minute Read<p>Come Jan. 1, we all make a list of resolutions that look somewhat the same: lose weight, eat healthier, and, best of all, travel more. …

The Real Reason Some People Get Headaches from Red Wine

The world can be divided into two types of people: those who can guzzle down a bottle of red wine without any health repercussions and those who get …

Headaches

Why Does Wine Give You a Headache?

Red wine is a wonderful thing—unless you're among the unlucky victims of wine-induced headaches. We break down the science to find out why some …

Wine

Your Guide to Bicycling Through Wine Country

From Napa to Tuscany and beyond, make a bicycling adventure out of your vineyard visits with these six globe-spanning travel destinations.<p>Become a …

Wine

Drinking Rosé Wine This Summer Just Got Stupid Easy

Ah, summer—a time when people like to imbibe a little something called "summer water." I'm talking about rosé wine, the pink drink that keeps many a pool party goin' strong. For summer 2017, keeping a fresh stash of rosé just got a little easier—if you're willing to drop some coinage up front, that …

Wine Harvester’s Chicken

6K<p>1K<p>3<p>Shares 7K<p>The French are big on braising. It’s a technique used to soften tough cuts of meat, which are often the most flavorful ones (and …

Bread

Wines for a fishy feast

<b>Luigi Maffini Kratos Fiano, Campania, Italy 2016 (from £19.75,</b> <b>Lea & Sandeman</b><b>)</b> Gill Meller’s rosemary, cream and anchovy sauce for brill has a family resemblance to the pungent sauces that enliven fish dishes all over the Mediterranean. And as with a garlicky aioli, herby salsa verde or tangy, red …

Sainsbury's

What's the Difference Between Prosecco, Champagne, and Cava? | MyRecipes

When you go to a bar and ask for a glass of something bubbly, chances are good that you'll have a choice to make—even though, most of the time, when …

Is Red Wine Healthier Than White Wine?

By Kerri-Ann Jennings<p>Whether you prefer white or red wine is generally a matter of taste.<p>But if you want the healthiest pick, which should you choose?<p>…

The pick of Provence

<b>Domaine Tempier Bandol, France 2013 (from £23,</b> <b>The Wine Society</b><b>;</b> <b>Lay & Wheeler</b><b>;</b> <b>Uncorked</b><b>)</b> For a certain generation of foodies, Provence’s Domaine Tempier will always have a special significance. The estate was a favourite of those celebrated shapers of the British and American conception of the …

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Tonhalas spagetti chilivel

<b>Szinte hihetetlen, hogy a hosszú évek alatt még egyszer sem postoltunk tonhalas spagetti receptet, pedig egy igazi nagy klasszikusról van szó. Most</b> …

Wines for Valentine’s Day

<b>Domaine Badoz Crémant du Jura Rosé Brut, France NV (£19.90,</b> <b>The Sampler</b><b>)</b> I’ve never drunk pink champagne on Valentine’s Day, but judging by the various promotions on the stuff in the shops, quite a few people do, and there are worse ways of spending Tuesday evening than sharing a bottle of one the …

Rosé

What really goes inside your wine?

When many people reach for a glass of wine, it’s quite often after a particularly stressful day, or to unwind with friends - but rarely do I think …

EBay brings thousands of wines into Wine Marketplace

EBay (EBAY +0.5%) announces a partnership with WineDirect to add thousands of wines from small and medium sized wineries to the eBay Wine marketplace.<p>…

Wineries

You Can Buy Wine Made From the Queen’s Royal Vineyard

February 6, 2017 marks a special date in British history. It’s the 65-year anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s royal rule, making her the first-ever …

10 Key Trends For Italian Wines In U.S. Restaurants

What’s the future of international restaurants in the U.S. market? And how do Italian wines play a part?<p>Those were the two pivotal questions to kick off Jordan Salcito’s presentation yesterday in New York, at the start of VINO 2017, a trade show and tasting organized by the Italian Trade Commission …

Wineries

Stars, stripes and North American wines

<b>Hedges CMS Red, Washington State, USA 2012 (£14,</b> <b>Booths</b><b>)</b> California is by far the most important wine region in the US. But wine is made in all 50 states, among them Virginia, where, in 2011, the country’s new orange overlord bought his son Eric a large estate in the Blue Ridge Mountains to play at …

Marks & Spencer

This Mouthwatering Napa Valley Estate is Looking For a New Owner

Home » Luxury Homes » This Mouthwatering Napa Valley Estate is Looking For a New Owner<p>French wines have always been regarded as la crème de la crème, …