December-01 2013

One-Track Wine Lists

NYC's 2nd Annual Red and White Bash

Red and White Bash

Don’t miss the event of the year! Buy tickets to our New York and Chicago parties now.

Holiday at the Winery

Help make wine the centerpiece of your holiday dinner party by creating a winery-style feast.

Christmas Wine Recommendations

Here are the best bottles to help mark your holiday moments this season.

The Ultimate Gift Guide

Our annual holiday must-haves.

Holiday House Party How-To

Host an informal party so guests can eat, drink and merrily roll along.

Bourbon + Food Pairing Tips

Chef and author Edward Lee dishes on Bourbon and food pairings.

Four Christmas Cocktails

Say hello to the new crop of holiday cocktails from some of the world’s best bartenders. Cheers!

Six Top Single-Malt Scotches

Single-malt Scotch remains a distiller's pièce de résistance in a portfolio.

Top Low Alcohol Beers

The newest trend in craft brewing: Heightening the flavors of low-alcohol beer.

Ice Wines From Around the Globe

No matter what part of the globe they’re from, ice wines are treasures to be savored.

Alternative Argentina Wine Regions

Mendoza may be the heart of Argentina's wine industry, but if it's extreme terroir you want, head to Salta and Patagonia.

Top 100 Cellar Selections 2013

Our list of wines that need to be in your cellar.

Wine Myths Debunked

Free your palate by discarding these popular misconceptions about wine.

7 Questions for Carlo Mondavi

We catch up with Tim Mondavi’s eldest son, who’s now an integral part of his father’s Continuum Estate.

Bourbon Trail Attractions

On this journey of a thousand sips, here’s where to score edgy eats and drinks.

A Historically Inspired Menu

Indulge in a historically accurate Vanderbilt-style multicourse dinner menu.

America’s Best Pinot Noirs

We name the top addresses for the variety, region by region.

Wine Star Award Videos

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2013 Best Restaurants

Restaurants that serve up a true passion for presenting mind-blowing wine-and-food pairings.

The Wine Star Awards

Wine Enthusiast Magazine honors the wine and spirit industry’s influential leaders of 2013.

2012 Best Reasturants

Wine Beginners

Kick-start your ongoing exploration of wine. Through these simple and smart guidelines, you’ll discover your own palate.

Cocktail Recipes

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2013 Vintage Chart

Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s vintage chart is a year-by-year guide to the overall quality and drinkability of the wines from the world’s major winegrowing regions.

2011 Best Restaurants

Cooking with Wine

Adding wine to your favorite recipe can impart wonderful flavor, but too much or the wrong style can put the kibbosh on a potentially delicious dinner.

Wine and Cheese

Wine and cheese are two of life’s great culinary pleasures, and finding the perfect match can be a delicious endeavor.

Wine Pairings

Each season offers some opportunity, great or small, for the worlds of food and wine to have a graceful pas de deux.

German Wine Facts & Terms

German wine labels can be intimidating: long, foreign words and ornate script are enough to make many consumers head straight for a different section of the wine shop.

Italian Wine Facts & Terms

Italian tradition is so closely grafted to the vine that the good cheer and easy attitudes associated with wine culture are mirrored in the nation’s temperament.

French Wine Facts & Terms

The style of French wine echoes that of the French themselves—elegant, well-dressed, showing an appreciation for the good things of life but never to excess.

Varietal versus Appellation Labeling

Throughout Europe, wines are classified by vineyard, village and/or region where they are made. This appellation system is based on precisely defined wine regions, some as small as a single vineyard.

White Wine Information & Basics

Learn the varietal characteristics of white wine grapes.

Red Wine Information & Basics

Learn the varietal characteristics of red wine grapes.

Glassware and Serving Basics

Insisting on a good glass is not snobbery; it’s common sense.

How To Taste Wine

Learn to evaluate wine by sight, smell and taste.

Wine For Beginners

Learning to taste wine is no different than learning to really appreciate music or art—the pleasure you receive is proportionate to the effort you make.

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