Helpful advice from SHO Shaun Hergatt on buying and drinking wine—cutting through all the jargon to find that perfect bottle
Betsy Andrews looks at an old italian standard wine—Verdicchio—which is making a comeback.
The popularity and prestige of Sicilian wines is on the rise. See some tasting notes for ten fantastic and inexpensive Sicilian wines.
It's a good day in the office whenever we get to do a little wine tasting—even more so when it's a really terrific wine (like Sequoia Grove's deep, masculine 2007 Cambium) served out of a really terrific vessel.
These unique wine glasses are designed to enhance the flavors and aromas for different types of wine.
Whatever "rules" there were to California winemaking-maximize sugar, age in oak, accentuate fruitinessmdash;are today being thrown to the wind.
From the first rustic wines of nearly 250 years ago to the bold Napa reds that have won the world's attention over the last few decades, the state's vintners have always been ground-breakers. In recent years, a new era has been dawning in California: one of fascinating wines that reflect the personality of the place while drawing inspiration from afar. Herewith, we pay tribute to the legends and the pioneers, celebrate great moments in California wine's history, and showcase the bottles to buy now. It's time to take another sip of the Golden State's wines and savor its culture of creativity.
The history of winemaking in California spans nearly a quarter of a millennium. From monks to wonks, here are five defining moments in the making of an industry.
The sun, the fog, the slopes and the soil makes California a place naturally blessed for wine-making.
Carignan is a spicy french red wine from the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France, some produced with grapes that origins from the Rhône Valley.
A new generation is renewing Greece's ancient art.
Lebanon shows it has the perfect terrain for winemaking with this full-bodied red.
This white wine from the Bordeaux region has well-balanced flavors and a storied past.