Jonathan

13 Added | 1 Magazine | 7 Likes | 2 Following | @jonathanhodge | Keep up with Jonathan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jonathan”

The Serious Eats Guide to Port

It's a season for firelight and darkness, feasts and solitude, and a glimmer of something warming in the glass. Holiday foods are about spice and berries, nuts and chocolate, roasts and cheeses, caramel, ginger and jam. There's one wine that pairs with all of it, and that wine is port.<p>That's partly …

Gift Guide: For Wine Lovers

Let's get this out of the way. If someone on your list is a wine lover, he does not want a tie with a picture of wine on it for Christmas. She does not want a tshirt with a picture of a corkscrew. And neither of them really want a cute six-bottle wine rack with curlicues on each end. They mostly …

Perfect Party Wine: Sparkling Wine Under $20

With the holiday season in full swing, I am reminded why sparkling wines are by far my favorite. Bubbles aren't just festive—they're also among the most versatile food-friendly wines you can find. Pour sparkling wine with appetizers, dinner, and the midnight toast: your glass should never to be …

Most Recent Posts

So many good wines and only 365 days to drink them. That's what makes it tough to pick the best wines of the year. My go-to list of course is <i>Wine</i> …

What Are You Drinking, Noah Rothbaum?

Our Drinks editor recently shared a bit about what her daily life is like, which made us curious about the lives (and drinking habits) of other editors of drink-related websites. Today we check in with <b>Noah Rothbaum</b>, the editor-in-chief of Liquor.com. He's also the author of <i>The Business of Spirits:</i> …

Ask a Sommelier: What's Your Favorite Sparkling Wine?

Real Champagne is one of our favorite wines on the planet. But sometimes you want bubbles on a budget, and Champagne's just not an option. We spoke to sommeliers from across the country and asked them what sparkling wines they recommend beyond Champagne. Here's what they had to say...<p>"Around the …

Ask a Sommelier: The Best Wines to Pair With a Holiday Roast

Cooking a big holiday dinner with family and friends from near and far? Wondering what to pick up at the wine shop? The best wines for your feast, of course, depend on what you're making, whether it's roast beef with horseradish cream, a perfect prime rib, or an elegant crown roast of pork. Never …

Week of December 15, 2013

Hello from the bottom of the samples pile. This is the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles of …

Pairings Pictured: Wines to Drink With Chinese Food

When it comes to pairing wine with Chinese food, it's important to think about the weight and preparation of the food, not just the more obvious flavors and ingredients. Many dishes depend on a complex blending of flavors to create a delicately balanced dish. In this way, the individual ingredients …

The Best Champagnes I've Tasted Lately

When I look back on my days as a beginning wine drinker, I find many reasons to chuckle, and more than a few at which to shake my head. As we begin …

Most Recent Posts

Do you still drink the same wines you did when you started drinking wine? I don't, and I'm guessing you don't either.<p>It's a truism that understanding …

The Serious Eats Cheese and Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>It's New Year's Eve, and your guests are about to come tumbling in. You set out bowls of salty snacks and a grand platter of cheeses. There's creamy white chèvre, a Stilton, some Brie, nutty aged Gruyère, tangy …