November 2007

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.

Wine Star Award Videos

Cabernet Sauvignon

Pinot Noir






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.

Pumpkin Pie Pairings

Wine Country in the Winter

Visiting California in the off-season means wine without the lines.

Unlocking the Pinot Noir Genome

Sustainable Winery Tours

Sonoma, Paso Robles Give "Green" Tours.

Austria Loses Two Master Winemakers

Festival of Lights: Pairings for Chanukah

Opinion: The Most Heart-Healthy Wine

The secret of wine's health benefits don't lie in resveratrol but procyanidins, according to author Roger Corder.

Pops for Champagne

147th Hospice de Beaune Reflects Demand for Red Burgundy

A Taste of the Season: Meyer Lemon Vodka Cocktails

Enthusiast's Corner November 15, 2007

Escape to Great Wine and Food on California's Central Coast

With 40,000 acres under vine, diversity in climate and winemaking styles, and a commitment to continued quality, the Monterey wine region has much to offer to wine lovers.

Portugal's Wine Frontier

A Case from the Alentejo

Fortune Brands Sells off CA Wineries to Constellation Brands

Decoding Riesling

A Beer Lover's Paradise

How to Make a Wine Glass Sing

Famed Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Changes Hands

Riedel Disputes Eisch Breathable Glass Claim

ZD Co-founder Norman Deleuze Passes

Ladies Reign in Chile

Inspired by Belgium, Made in America

The Enthusiast's Corner November 1, 2007

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