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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

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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.

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.

Technique: How to Infuse Liquor

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

Hotspot: La Belle Hortense and Au Petit Fer à Cheval

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

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.

Leftover Turkey Delights

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

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.

Uncorkings 11.15

News and notes from the world of wine.

Digestif Cocktails

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

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.

Shanghai Times

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

Thanksgiving Day Countdown

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

Digging Treasured Truffles

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

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.

The Game Is On

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