If you happen to be planning a flying visit in Italy in September, here are a few suggestions for wine, food, history and folklore, colors and music, landscapes and shows.
There are no established rules for pairing wine with southern fare, since our founding influences are British and African and beer is much more commonly consumed.
More often than not, food and wine pairing seems to me no more than hypnotism without the swinging watch. Some Authoritative Personality tells us that Sauvignon Blanc goes well with pesto because both are herba...
Editor's Note: $50 to open a bottle of wine? Monthly columnist Evan Dawson tries to broker a deal between restaurants and consumers, and elicits some interesting comments from both sides of the debate. –Tom Mansell, Science Editor
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.
It would be hard to fault Eric Asimov for taking shortcuts or being too categorical in his new book, How to Love Wine. The New York Times’ wine critic is a careful man, who doesn’t hide his opinions but doe...
In a most delicious twist of serendipitous weather, we are producing here in California what I’m calling “adult” wines. That is, because of a confluence of maturation in the marketplace and three consecutive cool growing seasons we’re seeing wines that are more balanced, more elegant, and wines that have—I dare say it—less alcohol.