July 2011

Spain's Sensational Summer Whites

Although they’re often overlooked in favor of the country’s red wines, Spain’s whites offer quality and diversity in both style and origin.

Then & Now with Miranda Lambert

Ferran's Future Unveiled

His mythic restaurant El Bulli will close for good this summer, but Spanish master chef Ferran Adrià is not retiring. Far from it, in fact.

Destination: Stellenbosch

South Africa’s stylish gateway to the winelands is a compelling marriage of old and new.

Celebrating Summer

Four fabulous vinophile parties that make the most out of the great outdoors.

Secrets of The Italian Fish Market

Italian Captain Barbarossa, a.k.a. Orazio Aruta, a 70-something retired fisherman, theatrically pinches the leathery skin of his forearm. “Seawater, not blood, runs from these veins,” he says.

Riesling Rules

Sales are surging, off-dry styles are leading the charge—and Washington State wines are at the head of the pack.

E**X**R

This newly released bitter is perfect for classic cocktails.

Wine Cocktails

Spirits aren’t the only key to crafting a great cocktail.

Korean Barbecue Demystified

Michelle Won Park, Korean cuisine expert and TV anchor tackles a difficult pairing dilemma: Korean barbecue and wine.

Wine, Chinese Style

Chateau Changyu offers a Western wine approach in a rapidly evolving market.

Wine on the Wild Side

Wineries are offering more than vineyard tours, tasting rooms and art collections. Now, you can slake your thirst for adventure as well.

Need for Mead

The ancient beverage sees a revival in Virginia.