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The Top 10 Most Expensive Wines in the World

Home » Luxury Lists » The Top 10 Most Expensive Wines in the World<p>Since the dawn of civilization, mankind has relied on wine. For what purpose, we …

Wine

Best Wineries to Visit in Tuscany

Few wine regions have the instant name recognition of Tuscany’s Chianti, first legally defined in 1716 (but recognized as a wine region as early as …

Italy

The NBA's Secret Wine Society

The inside-the-bottle story of the intense love affair between NBA stars and the gilded grape.<p><i>A version of this story appears in GOLD RUSH: powered</i> …

Wine

Say hello to Kunjani Wines, a brand new hot spot on the Stellenbosch Wine Route

As the sun was dipping into the wine valley, shedding a warm golden glow over the vineyards, a group of wine writers, food lovers and general …

Grapes

Romanian wines, value at brilliant prices

Romanian wines can be “very good” and come at “brilliant prices,” according to a review published by The Guardian.<p>The article notes the country’s …

Europe

Curtis Stone's New Maude Menu Is Inspired by Rioja, Spain

Rioja is the first of four wine region-inspired menus the restaurant plans to roll out this year<p>Since opening in February 2014, Curtis Stone's …

Tasting The Unexpected: Why Wine Professionals Can’t Get Enough of Chilean Wine

3 minute Read<p>Bordeaux, Napa Valley, Tuscany. These are undoubtedly the world’s best-known wine-growing regions. But look beyond the clichéd mainstays …

Argentina

If You're Going to Buy One Wine at Whole Foods, This Is It

Still don't have your wine picked out for Thanksgiving? Thomas Pastuszak, the wine director at The NoMad in New York City, has the answer for you.<p>His …

Piercings

Why Zinfandel Lovers Should Head to Croatia

America claims zinfandel as its own—but Croatia has something to say about that.<p>Zinfandel is misunderstood on many levels. It's way more than a boxed wine downed by college kids and book clubs. There's the blush we all know, and then a peppery, full-bodied red that we dare to say—yes, we <i>dare</i>—could …

Grapes

All the Ways to Make Champagne and Sparkling Wine, Explained

3 minute Read<p>Champagne and Prosecco and Cava, oh my! It’s the bubbliest time of the year, meaning that most of us will be meeting our sparkling wine …

Wine & Spirits

This Versatile Italian Red Is Sicily's Answer to Pinot Noir

3 minute Read<p>Put down the Pinot Noir and step away from the corkscrew. There’s a new light red in town, and — I’m going to say it —it’s …

This Unknown Portuguese Grape Is the Ideal Affordable Alternative to Barolo

2 minute Read<p>The wine world is exploding with grape diversity. New countries are popping on the international scene, and classic winemaking regions …

Indigenous Peoples

Jefford on Monday: Wineism – towards a political philosophy of wine

Andrew Jefford takes his cue for 2018 from the bottles...<p>In mid-December last year, I received a letter from Miguel Torres senior, outlining some of …

The 12 best wine bargains of 2017 are cheap without tasting like it

With all the wines on the shelves vying for your attention when you walk into a wine store or a supermarket, how do you choose which one to take home for dinner? A catchy name or pretty label stands out. A heavy bottle looks and feels important. But you wouldn’t be wrong to wonder whether the money …

Wine

Yes, Germany Does Make Good Red Wine

3 minute Read<p>During a recent trip to Munich, I took a brief respite from the many liters of beer I’d been consuming to order a glass of German wine …

Water and Wine - Irrigation And Dry Farming. Ask The Expert!

<b>Growing better grapes by conserving water. A leading winemaker reveals his viewpoints on water and wine in discussing irrigation and dry …

Viticoltori Broccatelli Galli Montefalco Rosso – Big, Dry and Delicious

<b>Sangiovese and Sagrantino, better together.</b>A blend of Sangiovese and Sagrantino from Montefalco, Italy. The wine is aged in French oak …

Italy

Find the Best Champagne on Any Budget

Need to load up on bubbly, but clueless about cost and quality? Not to worry! Here’s how to find the best Champagne and sparkling wine for every …

The 20 best wines in the world, according to Wine Spectator

Each year, they release their list of the top 100 wines in the world.<p>"The wines featured on our Top 100 list capture the character of the past year and exemplify the quality and diversity the wine world has to offer," Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Wine Spectator said in a press release.<p>…

California Wine

The 50 Best Wines of 2017

11 minute Read<p>With another year winding down (or ramping up, depending on your holiday plans), we find ourselves in a reflective mood. As 2017 …

Wine & Spirits

The Best Wineries in Transylvania

coldsnowstorm<p>When most people think of Transylvania, what immediately comes to mind is Dracula, werewolves and Van Helsing. Some people think it's a …

European Travel

Wines that Pair Well with the Thankgiving Meal

Wildfire damage has some wineries in California worried

Climate Change Ripens Prospects For German Winemakers

Johannes Selbach's family has made wine in Germany's Mosel Valley for four centuries, and he spares little of the history on a tour of his vineyards. He has had three soil profiles extracted from the ground and mounted on the wall of his winery.<p>"The places where the sun melts the snow first have …

Wine & Spirits

Humans and Wine: A Seven Thousand Year Love Affair

There's more to wine than bouquets and finishes. Wine may be the badge of civilization and it is an excellent summary of science.

Alcohol

World's Oldest Wine Found in 8,000-Year-Old Jars

More evidence that humans have always loved wine.<p>Archaeologists think they might have uncovered the world’s oldest evidence of the winemaking in …

Why the Wineries Affected by the Wildfires in Napa Will be Fine

Northern California’s 2017 Vintage isn't in as much jeopardy as people think.<p>I swear, if I see one more nitwit headline that says “California’s 2017 …

California's wildfires could make 2017 a very unusual wine vintage

The smoke will likely impact a few fancier grapes.<p>This month, Northern California experienced some of the worst fires it’s ever had, killing dozens of people and leaving thousands without homes. The ongoing fires started in Napa and Sonoma counties and spread to Mendocino and Solano, all regions …

Wineries burn down as infernos tear through California’s Napa Valley

A number of Napa Valley’s wineries have been torn apart by infernos raging across California.<p>The Signorello Estate Winery and Paradise Ridge Winery …

Capetonians Urged To Switch To Eight Glasses Of Wine A Day

<b>Are you doing your bit to fight water shortages?</b><p>CAPE TOWN – With water shortages gripping the country, and summer on the way, citizens are asked to …

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