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The Next Wine Country: Chile

Chile is the new frontier for glorious wine-country travel. Writer Connie McCabe reports on three great day trips.<p>Chile has always been known for its …

The use (or not) of sulfur dioxide in winemaking: trick or treat?

This article should have been posted for Halloween. That’s why you see “trick or treat?” on the title. I’m running a little late on my schedule… but …

16 Important Names To Know In Natural Wine (Plus An Entire Country)

"Natural wine" is something of a polarizing term. To purists, it represents the ultimate viticultural pursuit — farming the grapes and fermenting the …

Infographic: What you need to make wine, Modern Vs Traditional Winemaking

Many people do not realize how much work and equipment is involved in making wine.<p>As a winemaker, in Europe in particular, I would often get the …

Drink: when you’re serving fish, white wine isn’t always the answer

Perceived wisdom is that you serve white wine with fish come what may. But it ain’t always necessarily so<p>One of the tricky things about picking a wine to go with food is that it’s not much help thinking only about the main ingredient. How it’s cooked will often have a much bigger bearing on your …

Colour me White – 10 Reasons Why Colour Varies in White Wines

Have you ever wondered why white wine varies in colour?<p>Some are almost water white, while others can be lemon though to golden amber. Surely there …

Whiskey

Garlicky Shrimp with Tomatoes and White Wine Recipe

<i>This dish was inspired by the garlicky shrimp at my favorite tapas bar in NYC, El Quinto Pino. Serve with plenty of good, crusty bread to soak up the</i> …

Seafood

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National Geographic Travel

What To Drink Now: Syrah

Syrah is one of the most luscious, spicy and delicious, yet often misunderstood red wine varieties. Best known for its Rhone roots in Southern …

Top 100 Wines: The Best of the West Coast in 2014

I’ve sung the praises of American wine in a lot of places this year. But the moment when I was finally assured of our communal progress happened far from this coast.<p>It was in London, at a tasting of California’s newest and brightest, during a chat with Steven Spurrier. In 1976, Spurrier organized …

California

Indie Wines: The Paso Garagiste Festival 2014

<i>Photo by Tom Lake</i><p>I recently returned from two days at the Paso Garagiste Festival. This is the event's fourth year, and it has grown leaps and bounds since I wrote about the inaugural event in 2011. That year, 44 wineries participated in a one-day event; now it is a four day event. This year 60 …

California Wine

Wine Grape Pool at Chateau La Dominique

There is a roof top restaurant at Chateau La Dominique in Bordeaux. It has a very good reputation. While we enjoyed a little wine tasting in the …

11 Celebrities Who Make Wine

Buy a winery, of course.<p>We rounded up celebrity winemakers, some whom have invested in their own vineyard and others who have teamed up with an already established winery to create their own unique collection.<p>From AC/DC's "Back in Black Shiraz" to Francis Ford Coppola's Sofia rosé (named after his …

Wine

Thanksgiving in Oregon's Wine Country

Gorgeous vistas, charming towns, boutique vineyards and rolling farmland are the hallmarks of the Willamette Valley wine country. Just 30 miles …

Honeymooning in Napa Valley? Here’s What To Pack!

Located just north of the San Pablo Bay in Northern California, Napa Valley is the perfect honeymoon spot for couples looking for a relaxing getaway …

Albariño: Spain's hidden wine treasure

Albariño is a wine with a story it has waited centuries to tell us.<p>The grape has grown in Galicia on the northwestern coast ofSpain, and neighboring Portugal, for about 900 years. But only in the last several years has it become a favorite of U.S. sommeliers, who love its crispness and …

Wine & Spirits

7 Urban Vineyards Hidden In The World's Great Cities

7 Urban Vineyards Hidden In The World’s Great Cities<p>5 minute Read<p>While you could say that urban wineries are having their moment, sprouting up all …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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