Wine

Frost Strikes France Again, Savaging Bordeaux Vines | News | News & Features

<i>Updated April 28</i><p>Cold weather struck France's young vine buds again this week, and Bordeaux is the latest region to suffer frost damage. Farther …

French Wine

Martha Stewart launches wine website

Celebrity wine lines<p>Soon everything in your house can have Martha Stewart's name on it. After influencing kitchen and home design for decades, the lifestyle maven's added meal kits and cookbooks to use inside your beautiful rooms, and now she's curating the final (some would argue first) essential …

Wine & Spirits

Is This the Most Beautiful Tuscan Village You’ve Never Heard Of?

Following a $250 million investment, this cinematic Italian hamlet is about to become hugely popular<p>When planning a trip to Italy’s most sought-after region, most people head to Florence, Siena, or Pisa, but now a remote village called Montaione is coming onto the map. Perched on a high hill and …

Italian Wine

3 award-winning Texas wineries where you can stay the night | Texas Travel

Tourists flock to Texas wineries for tastings, tours, and maybe a bottle of wine shared with friends. Few know that some Texas wineries and vineyards …

Wine & Spirits

Shop that bought alcohol stolen from Sainsbury’s may lose licence

A shop may be set to lose its licence after staff were caught red-handed buying alcohol that had been stolen from Sainsbury’s.<p>Crouch Hill Supermarket …

Crime

Winemakers light fires to fight frost – in pictures

Heaters, candles and water sprays are being used across Europe to protect grape vines from an unexpected late spring cold snap

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Podcasts

• 23 Feb 2017<p>GuildSomm interviews winemakers David Ramey from Ramey Wine Cellars, Lynda Hanson from Hanzell Vineyards, and scientist Dr. Torey Arvic of …

Podcasting

Raise a Juice Box to the Temperance Movement

Current Issue<p>May 2017Subscribe<p>Read This Issue<p><b>The Science of Sinning Less</b><p>What to Make of Donald Trump’s Soul<p>Why Don’t the Gospel Writers Tell the Same …

Faith

The poshest Tesco in Britain? New store in millionaires' playground stocks 20 different types of champagne

Britain's poshest Tesco Express store has been revealed in the millionaires' playground of Sandbanks where well-heeled customers can chose between 20 …

Wine & Spirits

‘Devastating’ frost strikes Bordeaux vineyards next

Bordeaux vineyards have been hit by what many fear is the worst frost in a quarter of a century, with farming unions warning that some producers now …

Bordeaux Wine

Wood and Wine: Bangkok Project Studio’s Elegant Bar in an Ancient Thai City

A new wine bar set in the ancient city of Ayutthaya, Thailand’s former capital, blends sophisticated, contemporary design with locally sourced plywood to create a surprisingly elegant tourist attraction and leisure place for wine enthusiasts.<p>The Wine: Ayutthaya, by Bangkok Project Studio, is …

Architecture

Sharp frosts damage French wine production

BORDEAUX (Reuters) - Sharp spring frosts are damaging production in some of France's most famous winemaking regions, including Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, posing a threat to growers' incomes.<p>Vineyards report temperatures plunged in all three regions last week, sometimes to below -7 degrees …

French Wine

Showerwine Is the Instagram Account We Can All Relate To

There’s nothing we love more in this world than combining two of our favorite things into a single joy-filled experience. We’re talking sushi tacos, cookie-dough lip balm, and floral DIY’d everything. If it doubles our pleasure and allows us some level of multi-tasking, we are <i>so</i> here for it. Which …

Wine & Spirits

Unfiltered: It's Bordeaux vs. Champagne in Macron-Le Pen French Presidential Showdown | Unfiltered | News & Features

Last month, Unfiltered learned that French presidential candidate <b>Emmanuel Macron</b> is something of a wine aficionado and blind-tasting ace. But his …

French Wine

Single Malt exports surpass £1billion for first time

For the first time ever, the value of Single Malt Scotch exports have surpassed £1 billion, with the market rising by almost 12% in value during 2016.

Scotland

After a weekend escape in Santa Maria, the tri-tip will be seared into your memory

Santa Maria is one of those cities I always drive past on my way up north. It doesn’t have the Danish kitsch and buttery-rich pastries of nearby Solvang or the summery vibe of Pismo Beach just up the road. At first glance, Santa Maria doesn’t look like it has much for tourists; its downtown …

California Wine

Riedel teams up with Elton John on rainbow decanter

Riedel has created a rainbow double magnum decanter in partnership with singer-songwriter legend Elton John, with all profits from its sale to be …

Wine & Spirits

Wine Enthusiast Podcast: A Sip Session with Supermodel Veronica Webb

Fashion icon, blogger, mom and wine lover Veronica Webb sits down with us to talk about her passions, and all the delicious things in life.<p>In this …

Wine & Spirits

How Texas Is Texas Wine?

At the beginning of this month, over 30 Texas winemakers congregated with wine lovers at Featherstone Ranch in Stonewall for the second annual Texas …

Wine & Spirits

Hundreds Of Ducks Are Employees at a Vineyard

How would you react if you saw a herd of ducks several-hundred strong running in formation through a vineyard? For one vineyard in South Africa, …

Wine & Spirits

100 AWEsome wines 2017 - get your copy free

100 AWEsome wines 2017 – get your copy free<p>Each year, the Association of Wine Educators, (AWE) of which I am a member, publish a 16-page colour …

Wine & Spirits

How to Shoot a Professional Wine Photo with Speedlights and a Kit Lens

This simple step-by-step tutorial comes to us from Dustin Dolby of Workphlo, who’s got a knack for shooting high-end product photography with minimal …

Photography

What You'll Need To Create A Cool Home Wine Cellar

Conventional wine cellars conjure images of dank underground dugouts. But in 2017, dusty and stale cellars are long gone.<p>Once a feature of the …

Wine Cellars

Futures 2016: Is Bordeaux Finally Listening to Its Clients? | News | News & Features

Bordeaux has launched its futures campaign for the 2016 vintage, and the wines are drawing comparisons to classic vintages like 2000 and 2005. But …

Bordeaux Wine

Auction of Washington Wines climbs to No. 4 in U.S. rankings

The Winemaker Gala at Chateau Ste. Michelle is the signature event for the Auction of Washington Wines. (Photo by Richard Duval Images)SEATTLE — This …

Wine & Spirits

Fine wine investment: Latour and Sassicaia

While waiting for the primeur campaign to kick up a gear it's worth considering wines that might grab your fancy if your favourite first growth comes …

Wine & Spirits

What Could be Better than a Wine and Waterfall Weekend in the Hudson Valley?

Want to leave the city behind for a few days and explore one of the most lovely state parks in all of New York? Want to pitch your tent in gorgeous …

North America

Opinion: Privatize SAQ or keep the status quo? There's a third way

To privatize or not to privatize? That is the question that resurfaces periodically with regard to the SAQ amid criticism of the prices of its …

Economics

Anson: Why Uruguay could be the new Jura

And could Tannat by the new Malbec? Jane Anson looks at Uruguay's adoption of the Tannat grape and learns about fresh initiatives that could help to …

Wine & Spirits

Drink Like a Grown-Up with These Classy Cocktail Glasses Under $50

If you've been honing your at-home mixology skills, it's only natural that you'd want to show them off to your friends. But don't put in a ton of …

Beverages