October 2013

Oktoberfest Brews + Other Fall Beers

Traditional brews to help you celebrate Germany's most famous fest.

5 New Beer-Wine Hybrids

Grape-infused beers are here, and honestly, many are damn good. Here’s why you need to stop rolling your eyes and try a few of these wine brews.

11 Top-Rated Vodkas

Spirits Editor Kara Newman gives you her picks for top shelf potato and Scandinavian vodkas to try now.

Tips on Wine Tasting Like a Pro

Eight tricks for enjoying a wine tasting.

Six New Faces of the Paso Robles Region

These winemakers are remaking their chosen region into a California powerhouse.

The 411 on South African Sweet Wines

South Africa’s sweet wines helped put the country on the international wine map. Here’s what you need to know about these modern-day masterworks.

Sherry Decoded: Top Styles + Cocktail Recipes

Led by a wave of artisanal wines, Sherry is winning a new generation of fans. Here’s the 411.

Six Must-Try Fall Wines

Celebrate the rites of Fall with these perfect pours.

The Nation’s 10 Best Wine Brunches

Day drink and dine in style at these wine-focused brunch spots.

Expert Labor Day Entertaining Tips

Celebrity Caterer Mary Giuliani shares her secrets to hosting a delicious at-home party.

Destination: Kelowna

If you’re bound for B.C.’s Okanagan Valley for the jaw-dropping big-sky scenery, be sure to stop in cute K-town for some of the best wine and food Canada has to offer.

From Russia with Snubs

We sit down with billionaire Yevgeny Chichvarkin, the brains (and bankroll) behind London’s Hedonism, the over-the-top wine mecca many love to hate.

The Wine-and-Food Lover's Guide to Chile

With its ideal climate, stunning vistas, vastly improved gastronomy and lodging options—not to mention more than 200 wineries—Chile is a wonderland ripe for exploring.

Six Yakima Valley Wines to Try

Washington’s Yakima Valley AVA—30 years old this year—is an unsung source of bold reds and crisp whites.

A Ten-Minute Apple-Butter Doughnut Recipe

Whip up a bunch of these all-American doughnuts in no time flat.

The Ultimate Dinner-Party Accessories

Reboot your kitchen and hosting essentials.

One Woman's Not-so-dry Run-in with a Porrón

One woman's not-so-dry run-in with a porrón.

Sweet & Savory Pie Recipes with Pairings

The chefs behind these mouthwatering desserts insist that—just like fine wine—balance is the key.

Gluten-free Wine, Hangover-free Beer and 23 New Molecules Discovered in Wine

Plus more news and notes in the world of wine, spirits and beer.

Jägermeister Cocktails Revisited

The cause of your worst college hangovers has grown up and graduated to the cocktail menu.

Cocktail of the Month: Grave Digger Recipe

Give your senses a pleasing jolt this Halloween with a wasabi-tinged mixer from Rye bar in Louisville.