November 2012

Trouble-Free Turkey Day

These easy tips will eliminate the fuss in your festivities.

The Stars of Southern Spain

When it comes to full-bodied reds, quality Sherries and delicious dessert wines, southern Spain has enough stars to populate a small galaxy.

Au Naturel Wine Bars: Paris

Hotspots for natural wine in the City of Light.

Kickin' It New-Southern Style

Southern food is as soulful as ever, but chefs and home cooks are modernizing their menus with local ingredients and global influences.

The Perfect Twist: Wine and Cheese Pairing

Standard and creative takes on matching wine with one of its favorite partners.

Wine, the Great Democracy

Now more than ever, there’s value and quality available from all corners of the globe, and for every palate.

Chile at the Crossroads

Sales in the U.S. are slipping while new markets emerge. Welcome to a new era for Chilean wine.

November's Top Shelf

Here are this month's top-scoring Cellar Selection, Editors' Choice and Best Buy.

Destination: Sun Valley, Idaho

America’s first destination ski resort (opened in 1936) now shines as a four-season retreat showcasing grown-in-Idaho wine and food.

Mission Crawl

At night, San Francisco’s Valencia Corridor is hopping.

Top 100 Best Buys of 2012

Our exclusive ranking of the year's best values.

How to: Make Pumpkin Purée

This purée is a great addition to a holiday-friendly spiked eggnog, as a garnish to ice cream or in a mezcal flip, like the Calabaza por la Cabeza.

Braised Rabbit with Mustard and Fennel Pairs with Côte de Beaune

In case you've forgotten about rabbit meat, Portland chef Jenn Louis is here to remind you how delicious, rustic and healthy this protein can be.

A Feast for the Senses in Piedmont

In the Langhe region, home to Barbaresco and Barolo, visitors can unearth a bounty of wine and food discoveries.

White Burgundy Bargains

These terrific values—all under $25—from the heart of France will put Chardonnay back on your list of favorites.

Molecular Mixologist

D.C.-based cheftender Bryan Tetorakis turns to molecular gastronomy as inspiration for his modernist libations.

Midnight on the Mall

Featuring the best of autumn's festive flavors, this rum-based drink pays tribute to our nation's capital.

Pisco Smackdown!

Peru vs. Chile

Eight New Vermouths

Whether you sip them straight up or use them to upgrade cocktails, these new vermouths are simply stellar.

Practical Pairings for Everyday Food

Brian Duncan, partner and wine director of Bin 36 in Chicago, brings restaurant-level wine-and-food matches home.