Robert Ferguson

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Scotch Glossary: 10 Terms You Should Know

It's time for another entry in our cocktail-glossary series. Today, I'll be clearing up some terms related to Scotch whisky production. Having trouble remembering the difference between single-malts and blended Scotches? Not sure what so singular about single malts in the first place? Today's your …

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It's no secret that wine people can come off as a little cultish, with their special vocabulary, tasting rituals and intensely focused gatherings. …

Wine Quiz

Washington reds show a confident side

Washington state has always been trying to find its place in the wine firmament. It wasn't so long ago that I remember driving the back roads of …

Wine & Spirits

A casual turn suits Healdsburg's Chalkboard

A feeling of deja vu crept into my mind as I entered the marble-topped bar at the new Chalkboard, which took the space of Healdsburg's four-star …

Ice Cream

Polls

The official start of summer means it's time to fire up the grill! But with all the flavors that are present at a typical ​barbecue—from smoky meats …

What am I tasting?

Every two weeks, we post a real <i>Wine Spectator</i> tasting note. Read the description carefully, noting the color, tastes, aromas and other important …

A Sermon on Race from National Review

The killing of Trayvon Martin has created no shortage of complicated reactions and unlikely alliances. Although many politicians and community leaders had called for the arrest of Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman, they had mixed feelings about the state attorney leading the prosecution—and, quite …