Topics :: wine
By Mark Thompson | Thursday Mar 22, 2012
With longer days come longer evenings; the sun no longer sets before we leave the office - and instead, there’s plenty of time to grab a couple bottles of wine and rustle up a meal for those whose faces we want to see again.
By BARRY HATTON | Tuesday Nov 8, 2011
British families like the Symingtons have been at the heart of this northern Portuguese region’s port wine trade for generations. Dominic Symington, one of seven in the family wine business, has an ancestor - Walter Maynard - who shipped port to Britain i
By Jim Provenzano | Monday Oct 10, 2011
"In wine is truth," or so said Plato, or perhaps Pliny the Elder, depending on your sources. Either way, were those ancient philosophers alive today, they’d probably be bewildered by the current array of wines available, specifically in San Francisco.
By Jim Provenzano | Tuesday Oct 4, 2011
On a beautiful September afternoon, members of the LGBT networking group Dot429 enjoyed wine-tasting and lunch prepared by Iron Chef America star Dominique Crenn, as well as art-viewing and scenic schmoozing at Ma(i)sonry, a stylish restaurant in Napa.
Wednesday Sep 28, 2011
Known as the signature grape of Chile, Carmenere has had a fascinating history in this viticulturally diverse country. Rich flavors of ripe fruits and spice balance smooth and well-rounded tannins; Carmenere pairs with red meats and complex spicy dishes.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Sep 7, 2011
The crowd at Drink was ready to party as three of Boston’s top mixologists headlined the evening’s event: The Appleton Estate Reserve Remixology Bartender Challenge.
By HARRY R. WEBER | Thursday Jul 21, 2011
The delicate work of a sommelier has become more important as U.S. airlines fight for premium passengers willing to shell out up to thousands of dollars to fly business class on international and transcontinental flights.
Saturday Jul 2, 2011
Celebrity Chef Jon Ashton (www.jonashton.com) created a recipe for Whipped Goat Cheese Bruschetta with Strawberries to pair with the Graffigna Centenario Pinot Grigio 2010. A spin on the Italian favorite, this bruschetta is perfect for warmer weather.
By Mark Thompson | Saturday Jun 25, 2011
The most indigo of all grapes, Carmenere disappeared from European vineyards in the mid-19th century, ravaged by phylloxera, the native louse indigenous to North America. More than a hundred years later, the Bordeaux-born grape resurfaced.
By Matthew Wexler | Sunday Jun 19, 2011
Each summer Bonnaroo rises out of the fields of a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee. The four-day music, art, and camping festival celebrated its 10th anniversary this year and brought its food offerings to a whole new level.