Web 2010

The Wines of Chile Contest

Experience one of the most unique wine growing regions on the planet.

A Sitdown with Rajat Parr

The Mina Group wine director and author talks to WE about his wines, restaurants and expertise.

No Fuss Party Foods

Sarah Grueneberg takes a break from her job as executive chef of Spiaggia, a celebrated Chicago restaurant, to share some of her favorite party ideas.

On the Rocks

Ice bars that maintain an average temperature of 17°F are a worldwide phenomenon attracting wine and cocktail devotees alike.

A Dam Fine Gin

Constellation Sells Australian Wine Business

Constellation Brands announces the A$290 million sale of Australian and U.K. Business.

Seasonal Dish: Korean Style PEI Mussels with Housemade Kim Chi & Smoked Bacon

Meaty mussels and Asian flavors make this aromatic dish a knockout.

Park City Pleasures

For ski enthusiasts and gourmets alike, this small mountain hamlet is the destination for food, wine and slopes.

Wine Roads of Virginia

The wine-rich region surrounding Charlottesville makes for a romantic weekend respite.

Beer-Based Cocktails

Cool classics are gaining popularity and creative bartenders are drawing fresh libation inspiration from beer.

Nuts for Tiki

While not exactly a traditional Tiki drink, this streamlined sipper should encourage wayward daydreams about tropical breezes.

Mouthwatering New Mexico

A destination rich in Southwestern dishes as well as farm-to-table foods.

Hotspot: The Franklin Mortgage and Investment Company

Philadelphia’s free-swinging cocktail lounge with a straight-laced name.

The New Face of Wine Travel in Chile

Private rodeos, astronomy tours and a winemaker’s lab are all available for guests.

Sprechen sie Deutsch?

German wine labels can be confusing, so here's a quick primer to get you past the pain.

Holiday Parties Go Pop!

Nouveau Champagne cocktails are a hit at seasonal soirees.

Beyond the Glass

Wine shops are now acting as social centers, schools, restaurants, even travel agencies, offering far more than just free tastings.

Beer Belly Battles

A guide to enjoying your favorite high-calorie beer and burning it off.

Destination: Stockholm

The Swedish city is rising in popularity for gourmets who have a proclivity for Michelin-star restaurants, unique bars and museums.

Uncorkings 11.29

News and notes from the world of wine.

Lafite Raises the Roof in Hong Kong

Three bottles of Château Lafite Rothschild 1869 were sold at a whopping $232,692 each, making it the world's most expensive wine.

The Historic Bottega del Vino is Purchased

The troubled tavern was purchased by Le Famiglie dell’Amarone d’Arte and Antica Rinomata Riseria Ferron.

Uncorkings 11.22

News and notes from the world of wine.

Presents Perfect

Wine Enthusiast's Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide.

Wine Becomes Modern at SF MOMA

A new wine exhibition is dedicated to exploring the importance of wine in American society.

The Zapple

Hot, sweet and strong, this whiskey sour on steroids is a drink to warm the bones on a blustery late-autumn day.

Hotspot: La Belle Hortense and Au Petit Fer à Cheval

These twin cafes offer refreshment, enlightenment and prime people-watching in Paris’ Marais.

Technique: How to Infuse Liquor

The sky’s the limit when you infuse spirits at home.

Giving Thanks with Beaujolais Nouveau

The six-week old wine is ready for imbibing, or is it?

Sparkler Pairings for Your Next Holiday Soiree

Experts give tips on sparkling wine and food pairings for your next party.

Very Merry

Mixologists nationwide are turning seasonal treats into scrumptious tipples.

Use Your Noodles: Asian Sauces

Two simple, classic sauces are perfect for weekday meals.

Craigie On Main Whole Chicken

Renowned chef and owner of the popular Craigie on Main develops a delicious chicken dish for the holidays.

Leftover Turkey Delights

A roundup of new, easy and delicious recipes for eating your Thanksgiving dinner all weekend long.

Digestif Cocktails

The libation that helps you digest after a big holiday meal.

Uncorkings 11.15

News and notes from the world of wine.

Celebrate At Home With Jean-Charles Boisset & Gina Gallo

Cultures unite as vintners Jean-Charles Boisset and Gina Gallo host a lively holiday fête on San Francisco’s Nob Hill.

London Pubs

Revamped pubs and market-fresh cuisine delight diners and drinkers in England’s capital city.

Coffee the Classic Italian Way

It’s not just about the beans and the water—the proper method of steaming the milk can elevate a cup from bland to bellissima.

Holiday Sparkle

The Crémant sparkling wines of Burgundy, Alsace, the Loire and elsewhere in France are under the radar of many, but they fly high in terms of quality and value.

Hot Dram!

Scotch whisky has always had a discerning and passionate following. What could possibly be new? Here are 5 breaking trends & 10 highly recommended bottlings.

Toast to the Holy Land

Palestinian brewery helps to build economy.

Pairings: Cassoulet and red

The long-simmered dish pairs well with a range of reds.

Okanagan Valley's Rocky Mountaineer Wine Train

The Wine World's Ideal Pairing

Join us in celebrating two of the oldest and most esteemed families in wine, Gallo and Boisset, sharing their lives, love and family traditions.

Crisp Cocktails

Celebrate the chilly season by imbibing pine-infused drinks.

National Harvey Wallbanger Day

The notorious drink is being re-launched with a new, more herbaceous recipe.

Uncorkings 11.8

News and notes from the world of wine.

Mixologist of the Month: Philip Pepperdine

Brand Ambassador, St-Germain.

Vinitaly Day at Eataly

The Italian culinary market place exposes consumers to the best examples of Italian wines.

Wine By Sign

Let the stars—and our buying guide—lead you to a great wine.

Talking Tunisian—Wine, That Is

WE introduced Tunisian wine to our readers in the December 1, 2010 issue. Here’s more on Tunisian wine, plus exotic pairing tips from New York-based importer Philippe-Andre Boujnah.

A California Holiday Feast

Traditions of Europe meet West Coast organic sensibilites in this festive and flavorful meal.

Bargain Sparklers

Bargain bubbles for your next holiday soiree.

Uncorkings 11.1

News and notes from the world of wine.

Digging Treasured Truffles

The world's most prized subterranean fungi are harvested in unlikely places.

Thanksgiving Day Countdown

WE gives you a calendar countdown to help you prepare for the holiday dinner in advance.

Shanghai Times

Wine bars are popping up all over the city, offering new and rare vintages to novice drinkers and wine devotees.

Wine Travel Goes Green

From Cooper Mountain Vineyards to King Estate, Oregon's biodynamic wineries are becoming go-to destinations.

Chef Peter Pahk Celebrates Thanksgiving

Chef Peter Pahk celebrates traditional American bounty at Kingsmill Resort, nestled on the James River in Virginia. Here, he gives us his go-to Thanksgiving Day recipes.

Thanksgiving with Martín Rios

Chef Martín Rios, co-owner of Restaurant Martín in Sante Fe, New Mexico, cooks with Southwestern and Asian touches. He shares his must-have Thanksgiving Day dishes with WE.

Thanksgiving with Michael Chiarello

The award-winning chef of Bottega is also an Emmy-winning Food Network host and author. He shares some of his favorite dishes for the Turkey holiday.

Technique: Decorative Ice Cubes

Learn how to make your ice cubes look like part of your libation.

Gin & Tonic

A classic cocktail with the twist of spiced ice.

Uncorkings 10.25

News and notes from the world of wine.

Ask a Sommelier

Patrick Cappiello, the 37-year-old wine director of Michelin-starred Manhattan restaurant GILT, is “geeky” about wine, and proud of it.

Holiday Cheers!

Tequila for Bourbonand Cognac Lovers.

Wine Star Award Winners

The winners will be honored at a gala, black-tie awards dinner in January in New York City. For now, toast these spirited leaders as they transform the face of the wine world.

Corkage for Charity

Restaurants implementing corkage fees donate big bucks to charities.

The Game Is On

The U.S. Sommelier wins the Wines of South Africa’s World Cup.

Uncorkings 10.18

News and notes from the world of wine.

Sideways Goes Vertical

A WE exclusive with “Sideways” writer Rex Pickett on his sequel to the smash book and movie.

Tree of Life

The spirit of Africa’s marula fruit goes far beyond the glass.

Posh Pinot Grigio

Though it is most closely associated with Italy, and with easy drinking simplicity, the variety sometimes known as Pinot Gris is capable of complexity and depth. Here's where to look for a more polished Pinot Grigio experience.

The Mondavi Family Masters Technology

The Mondavi family together with The Morton's Steakhouse host an interactive charity wine auction.

Destination: Niagara

This laid-back Canadian wine haven offers a refined but relaxing getaway for gourmets on the go.

To Infinium and Beyond

Boston Beer and Germany’s Oldest Brewery collaborate on a new, most unusual ale.

Uncorkings 10.11

News and notes from the world of wine.

Sips at Spas

Spas across the country are offering libation-infused services.

Laying Down the Beer Law

How legislation is affecting the beer you can buy at a local distributor.

Top 100 Best Buys of 2010

The finest value-priced wines of the year.

California Tempranillo

The Spanish grape variety that's getting a lot of buzz is a work in progress.

Destination: Hudson Valley

This rural haven nestled between New York City and Albany is becoming a leading player in the farm-to-table movement.

Yappy Hours

October is “Adopt A Shelter Dog Month,” and these U.S. bars are inviting drinkers and dogs to imbibe for a good cause.

Flavors of Fall: Chilled Pear Soup

Pear soup is a delicious way to end a fall meal.

Hints for a Halloween Bash

From haunting party décor to food and wine pairings that work like witchcraft, your guests will revel in this festive feast.

Fireside Cocktails

As the temperature drops, we ask master mixologists how to heat things up.

Cocktails for Awareness

Bars and restaurants across the country offer pink drinks to honor National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Drink Like an Emperor

When it came to wine, Napoleon coveted the bubbly and the sweet.

Coveting Corkscrews

From winemaking's earliest days, the corkscrew played a signficant role.

Interrogate a Sommelier Today

Having a sense of your own taste while working with a sommelier will ensure that you get the bottle you want.

Vodkas to Celebrate National Vodka Day

Uncorkings 10.4

News and notes from the world of wine.

Avenida

From Wember Castillo at Boston's RumBa.

Q&A with Anne-Sophie Pic

France’s first female three-Michelin-starred chef in 50 years riffs about culinary lineage, fighting her way to the top and why the cuisine, not the chef, should be the star.

Bamforth, Beer and God

Beer guru Charles Bamforth's book is as ambitious as it is broad.

Covet the Grace Bay Club

Situated on the white sand beach that shares the same name, the Grace Bay Club is Turks and Caicos' oasis of luxury and superb cuisine.

Copenhagen: A Culinary Spotlight

The Scandinavian city is emerging as the new culinary capital of Europe.

For Goodness Saké

October 1 is Saké Day, and an excuse to drink and enjoy the venerable libation.