March 2011

Mixing it Up With Chef Lugo

WE spoke with Chef Gerardo Vázquez Lugo, of Restaurante Nicos, about pairing wine with Mexican food.

Touring Two Australian Wine Regions

McLaren Vale and the Barossa Valley are worthy destinations for wine and food lovers.

Flavored Vodkas Roll Out

Vodka makers are launching innovative infusions just in time for the spring season.

Savory San Antonio

Texas' second largest city invites gourmands to indulge in farm-to-table fare and locally made wine.

Uncorkings 3.28.11

News and notes from the world of wine.

The Beer Dream Team

Two famed American brewers come together to create Savor Flowers.

Libations for Ladies

Take our women and wine survey and enter to win a $500 gift certificate to WineEnthusiast.com.

ProWein Preview

More than 36,000 visitors are expected to attend the international wine and spirits trade in Düsseldorf, Germany this weekend.

The Beer of St. Patrick’s Day

To celebrate the holiday right, Guinness Master Brewer Fergal Murray talks about the iconic beer and its optimal food companions.

Sláinte!

Libation alternatives for St. Patrick’s Day cocktails.

Uncorkings 3.14.11

News and notes from the world of wine.

Beyond Ladies’ Night

Strong cocktails for strong women in celebration of Women’s History Month.

RecipWE

Check out our new recipe contest! Visit Wine Enthusiast Facebook to upload your delicious crockpot recipe.

Concha y Toro is acquiring California-based Fetzer Vineyards

Chile’s Concha y Toro To Buy Six California Brands From Brown-Forman.

Brewing up Brotherly Love

The rooftop brewpub atop Eataly NYC is ready to make history, featuring the collaborative efforts of American and Italian brewing superstars.

Wine Enthusiast’s Toast of the Town 2011 Series Kicks off in San Francisco

One of America's most anticipated wine and food events comes to five major cities, including San Francisco next month.

Booming Breaux

The Lucid founder is back with three new absinthe products replicated from the 19th century.

Uncorkings 2.28.11

News and notes from the world of wine.

Premiere Napa Valley Breaks Records

More than 1,000 attendees sample 2009 wines at the yearly barrel tasting and auction in California.

Edo: An Eater's Eden

The bustling city offers a slew of both authentic and American-influenced restaurants and bars where you can eat, sip vino and spend your time luxuriously.

Oscar Winning Party Tips

Celebrations.com gives you delicious Oscar-worthy dishes for your Sunday night gathering.

Cinema-Inspired Cocktails

Bartenders from Brisbane to New York City have dreamt up delicious cocktail recipes that make watching the Academy Awards at home enchanting.

Sherry Bomb

This fortified wine from southwestern Spain makes for a perfect food companion, especially with a rich mushroom risotto.

Could this be Portugal's year?

The wines are getting wider distribution in the United States, and they are worth your attention, offering all the flavors we come to expect from rich reds and crisp whites, but with an exciting, original twist.

Chef Obsessions

WE talked to chefs about what single ingredient they use to turn their dish from simple to spectacular.

2010 Napa Cabernets: Expect the Unexpected

It’s possible we will see that most rare species of Napa Cab: elegant, low alcohol and approachable—or flip a coin: green, vegetal, thin wines. It’s a textbook vintage of “buyer beware.”

Mai Aphrodite

This combination of crisp fruit, warming brandy and spicy bitters evokes an exotic, sun-kissed island.

Mixologist of the Month: Vasos Manoli

General Manager, Head Sommelier, Risto La Piazza

Vinexpo's Global Study

Vinexpo, together with the International Wine and Spirit Research team, tracked the evolution of wine in the U.S. and internationally.

Uncorkings 2.14.11

News and notes from the world of wine.

Destination: Verde Valley, Arizona

Stunning landscapes, progressive wineries and innovative cuisine await in the Southwest.

A Cheat Sheet for Grownups

Our guide to good values in wine can help you drink well for less money.

Then & Now with Ludacris

The three-time Grammy award winner sits down with WE to talk about wine, spirits and his childhood.

Dinner for Two

An easy, fun and sexy Valentine's Day dinner menu that promises to impress your significant other.

Sip and Stay

Hotel wine tastings offer remedial relaxation.

Luxe Life: Georgia

Private wine cellar dining at Sea Island Resorts, Georgia.