Shake. Stir. Sip. really is a guide to delicious, effortless cocktails.
Shake. Stir. Sip. More than 50 Effortless Cocktails Made in Equal Parts is a new book by Kara Newman. Kara is the spirits editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine and writes abo..
A Markgraf von Baden vineyard overlooks both the winery and Lake Constance.
“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” quoth Shakespeare’s Juliet. She could not have said the same for Pinot Noir. In Germany, Pinot Noir goes by the name Sp..
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A look at Ehlers Estate from the east side.
Merlot! That was just a warning shot, to get you used to the idea that I’m going to recommend a Merlot. REALLY recommend a Merlot.
Merlot was good wine before it was a punch line. In between, Merlo..
Historic Chateau Montelena Winery is scenic as well as full of excellent wine.
The 2013 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon Calistoga Napa Valley is today’s Wine of the Day. Chateau Montelena is still best-known for Chardonnay, due to their vi..
Agliano Terme is the source of Coppo Pomorosso.
Coppo Barbera d’Asti represents the exciting, modern style of one of Piemonte’s traditional grapes. For decades, Barbera was a workhorse, pushed hard for volume and efficiency with little focus on..
Donnafugata Winery in sunny Marsala, Sicily.
Today’s Wine of the Day is the 2015 Donnafugata Sur Sur Grillo from Sicily. “What in the heck is a Grillo?,” you interject. Grillo is a white wine grape native to Sicily. And you should give this one..
Freemark Abbey was founded in 1939, when three businessmen teamed up to buy a pre-existing Napa Valley winery, Lombarda Cellars. They gave it a new a name—a mash-up of their first names. So, unlike some other wineries in the valley, this “Abbey” ..
Stony Hill is one of Napa’s oldest, still-operating wineries.
Stony Hill represents both the history of Napa Valley and that region’s potential. I have heard so many winemakers around the world say “great wines are made in the vineyard.” But fe..
Yangarra Estate Vineyard features sandy soil which is great for old vine Rhone varieties
Yangarra Estate focuses on Rhone varieties grown on its own biodynamic vineyard in McLaren Vale. Their flagship is bush-vine Grenache. Yangarra Estate off..