Having known mixologist-historian David Wondrich for a while, it was fun to talk with him recently about cognac, and how he would present this high-toned spirit to wine-oriented people. Wine-drinkers will en...
Wine Grapes, the huge new encyclopedic work by Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding, and José Vouillamoz covering 1,368 varieties of grapes used to make wine around the world, is at once full of surprises and unsurprising.
Before you start making shopping plans for black Friday, take a moment to focus on the first holiday, and actually enjoy it. Here are some non-traditional wine recommendations for your traditional Turkey Day menu.
Learn by drinking: Here’s a list of the best places around Boston that I found to explore the world of wine, one glass at a time.
Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines of the Year will soon be unveiled, serving to make good wines unavailable or, if they're available, unaffordable. It's the time of year when interesting wines dry up for the avera...
Understandably, Nebbiolo Prima, an annual press and trade event in Alba, Italy, is all about tasting tight, tannic Nebbiolo; but, it is the afternoon visits that offer glimpses into what these wines will become and the people behind the wines that make it magical.
Almost all Italian wine regions have a wonderful tradition of “medicinal wine” used to restore strength to new mothers, to accelerate healing in those who are suffering from a bad flu, and to nourish old people.