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6 Halloween Zombie Cocktails

Celebrate the macabre monster with these libations.

11 Haunted Watering Holes

Otherworldly experiences sometimes make the menu at these bars, restaurants and hotels.

Top Wines of Bierzo

A pilgrimage aimed at finding Spain’s most elegant red wines is rewarded in fast-rising Bierzo.

5 Wicked Witch Cocktails

This Halloween, mix up these potions.

Destination: Portland's East Burnside Street

The revitalized thoroughfare is home to a collection of quirky lairs.

Ventisquero Conquers Chile’s Dry North

The story behind the forward-thinking winery's battle against the driest desert on earth.

Terroir, Inc. Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

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

6 Killer Drinks for Your Walking Dead Premiere Party

Unlike zombies, human beings crave cocktails.

11 Spots to Sip Wine and Soak Up Fall Views

Here’s where to drink in stellar wine and stunning views as the leaves turn this autumn.

5 Recipes Using Apples

Consult our favorite fall recipes to make the most of your orchard haul.

8 Wines For Pumpkin-Loving Palates

This harvest of fall favorites will appeal to lovers of nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves.

5 Unusual Vodkas

In honor of National Vodka Day on Oct. 4, we've rounded up five must-buy bottlings that are unusual and delicious.

15 Fall Rosés

Think and drink pink with these top-rated rosés.

11 Pink Cocktails to Sip

In honor of the think-pink movement—which signals support of breast-cancer education, awareness and research—we’ve gathered top pink-hued cocktails to mix all month long.

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Opens Its New Visitor Center

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

15 Wines Under $15

These easy-going Best Buys deliver quality on top of good price. It’s the only shopping list you need.

5 Apple-Infused Cocktails

Mix up these tipples featuring everyone's favorite fall fruit.

3 Days in Palm Springs

Cue the Sinatra and bust out the bubbly, we’re whisking you to this hot spot and its neighboring towns for a wine-centric getaway.

Destination: Charleston, South Carolina

Where to eat, drink and brunch in this bustling southern burg.

4 Bourbon Cocktails

Celebrate September’s National Bourbon Heritage Month by sipping these top-rated brown spirit-centric tipples.

The Institute of Masters of Wine Welcomes Six New Members

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

The 10 Strangest Harvest Superstitions

Central Coast winemakers share the weird ways they ensure a solid vintage.

12 Post-Labor Day Whites

We tapped the Wine Enthusiast tasting team for their top September whites, selected for quality and style.

7 Fashion Week Cocktails

The devil may wear Prada, but you’ll likely be drinking Pravda vodka cocktails—or a creatively designed drink in honor of New York’s Fashion Week.

Sonoma Wine Auction Shatters Records

The annual event raised a whopping $4 million for Sonoma County charities—its highest amount to date.

Wine Institute Kicks-off its Tenth Annual California Wine Month

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

6 Booze-Infused Sauces

Boost the flavor in your burgers and steaks with these next-level condiments.

Wine Enthusiast’s 2014 Wine Star Award Nominees and Lifetime Achievement Winner

The leading magazine in global wine lifestyle announces its nominations for the coveted award and reveals this year's Lifetime Achievement Award.

9 Essential Tips for Touring Scotland

Your definitive guide for where to sip and sup in Glasgow, the Highlands and on the island of Islay.

Napa County Suffers 6.1-Magnitude Earthquake

The Sunday morning quake hits community hard, resulting in a state of emergency.

What to Drink at the US Open

No, we’re not suggesting Gatorade. After all, you’ll be observing the matches, not playing in them.

Baroness Philippine de Rothschild Dies

The wine industry mourns the loss of the enigmatic, vivacious owner of one of Bordeaux's great dynasties.

Top 12 Grüner Veltliners

Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling are great summer sips, but Austrians hold a trump card: Grüner Veltliner.

9 Ways to Enjoy Raspberries & Wine

Whether you’re behind the bar, in the kitchen or selecting perfect pairings, we’ve got summer’s best raspberry-and-wine combinations.

6 Must-Have Summer Rums

Just in time for National Rum Day (Aug. 16), these six bottles are worth seeking out for end-of-summer sipping.

City Winery to Expand into Nashville

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

Q&A with Kathie Lee Gifford

We sat down with Kathie Lee Gifford, co-host of Today’s fourth hour and talked about growing up in Europe, what she and Hoda Kotb are drinking, and her new wine brand, GIFFT.

Clos de Vougeot: Burgundy’s Community Vineyard

At last count, 86 different producers have a piece of the Clos, the ancient Burgundy vineyard first planted in 1098.

Wine Enthusiast Honors America’s Top 100 Wine Restaurants

The country's top wine-and-food talent celebrated on the roof of the Standard East Village.

Marco and Ann Marie Borghese, owners of Castello di Borghese in Long Island, Die

The husband and wife of the prominent winery died in separate incidents.

Hailstorms Destroy Swathes of Vines in the Côte de Beaune

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

10 Ultimate Grilling Recipes

From appetizers to entrees, we've got the best recipes for your weekend grill-out.

Veuve Cliquot Conducts 50-Year Experiment

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

5 Spiked Summer Slushies

Skip the usual mojito or margarita at your next summertime soirée and try these frozen treats instead.

Bernhard Huber, Iconic German Pinot Noir Producer, Dies

The celebrated winemaker lost his battle to cancer at age 55.

Celebrate the Wine and Food of Southern France

The Sud de France Festival returns to New York City with a new tasting-table series, featuring local chefs utilizing Southern France’s delicious fare and pours.

Rethinking Bourbon Barrels

A growing number of food and beverage producers are repurposing Bourbon barrels to add a touch of whiskey to your tea, coffee and yes, pancakes.

5 World Cup Sips

We rounded up the best ways to get in the spirit of the sport.

15 Wine Picks for Father’s Day

Top sommeliers recommend the perfect bottles, regardless of budget.

Many Small and Mid-sized Wineries Likely to be Sold in Next Five Years, Study Says

Plus Diageo to open a new distillery and other news and notes in the world of wine, beer and spirits.

Jean-Charles Boisset and Gina Gallo Honored for Global Entrepreneurship

Plus a new tool to combat wine counterfeiting is released, and other news and notes from the world of wine, spirits and beer.

The Ultimate Summer Entertaining Guide

Get easy and delicious summertime recipes, perfect wine and cocktail pairings, party planning tips from experts and more.

Court of Master Sommeliers Inducts Five New Members

The esteemed organization welcomed five new Master Sommeliers who passed the notoriously difficult exam.

“Fish to Fork” Event Benefits the James Beard Foundation

Plus other news and notes from the world of wine, beer and spirits.

Wine World Loses Two Acclaimed Winemakers

Hanzell Vineyards' Bob Sessions and Domaine Weinbach's Laurence Faller are remembered for their achievements.

New Orleans Beyond Bourbon Street

Skip the strip’s shenanigans and steer toward these 10 bars and restaurants for the ultimate gourmand experience.

Wine App Raises $3 Million in Funding

Plus other news and notes in the world of wine.

5 Chef-Tested, Mother-Approved Recipes

These recipes riff on mom’s best dishes just in time for Mother’s Day.

Union Wine Company Acquires Amity Vineyards

Plus other news and notes from the world of wine, beer and spirits.

A Vibrant Affair: The Second Annual Red and White Bash

Hosted by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, the year's premier wine tasting event was a roaring success.

The 6 Most Beautiful Tequila Bottles

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style with these museum-worthy bottles.

Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation Raises $2.1 Million

Wine Enthusiast sponsors one of America’s top wine festivals and auctions, with Emeril Lagasse as a guest.

E. & J. Gallo Winery Purchases Ledgewood Creek Winery and Vineyard

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

Kenwood Wines Acquired by Pernod Ricard USA

The company's purchase is a sign of its growing interest in the U.S. market.

California’s Grape Acreage Continues to Grow

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

Top Wine Terms Defined

We’re popping the cork on wine’s most misunderstood words.

11 Wine-Fueled Easter-Egg Hunts

These resorts and restaurants around the world reveal what wines to sip after the search.

French Senate Grants Wine Heritage-Status

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

Top Beer-Centric Getaways

These inns and hotels are now cater to beer-lovers in big ways.

Virginia Grows What?

These five grapes mark the Old Dominion as an eclectic wine-producing state.

En Primeur, Day Five: The 2013 Wine of the Vintage

Plus read ratings and reviews from Saint-Julien, Pauillac, Saint-Estèphe and Haut-Médoc.

En Primeur, Day Four: Big-Name Bordeaux Producers Take Back Seat

A review of the Margaux, Moulis and Listrac 2013 vintage, plus more top ratings from Bordeaux.

En Primeur, Day Three: Fantastic Whites and Fair Reds

A review of the Pessac-Léognan and Graves 2013 vintage, plus more top ratings from Bordeaux.

En Primeur, Day Two: Complex Right Bank Wines

A review of the Saint-Émilion and Pomerol 2013 vintage, plus top ratings from the regions.

En Primeur, Day One: Pontet-Canet Price Sets Tone

Read about the reason behind the chateau’s early price announcement, plus ratings and reviews of select Sauternes and Barsac.

The Stormy Sicilian

This Sicilian take on the Dark and Stormy combines the flavor of Florio Dry Marsala with the cooling essences of the tropics.

Prowein 2014 Attracts Big Crowds

More than 48,000 wine professionals attended the special 20th anniversary of the wine-and-spirits event, which featured many lesser-known yet promising varieties.

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Propose Liquor Sales Compromise

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

Vinitaly 2014 Breaks Own Records with Addition of New Show Area

Plus California passes drought-relief legislature.

Pioneering Mendocino Winemaker John Parducci Passes Away

Parducci was a champion for the region and the first to emblazon the words "Mendocino County" on his wines.

The Ultimate Olympic Viewing Party

Get a gold medal from guests with our easy to execute party guide.

C. Mondavi & Family Makes Three High-Profile Hires

Plus other news and notes from the world of wine, spirits and beer.

Wine's 2013 Report Card

The Wine Market Council and Nielsen present their annual report on U.S. wine, beer and spirits trends.

Antonio Mastroberardino, Father of Campania Wine, Dies

The man behind the successful wines from southern Italy passes away at age 86.

NYU Stern School Takes Top Prize at Left Bank Bordeaux Cup US Playoffs

Plus other news and notes from the world of wine, spirits and beer.

Personal Pours from Grammy Stars

These top music acts also hustle their wine, beer and spirits projects.

ProWein 2014 Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Wine Enthusiast sits down with Michael Degen, the mastermind behind the massive annual wine and spirits event set to attract some 40,000 visitors.

Napa Valley Grapegrowers Association to Address CA Drought

Plus a sports bet between governors, an American Trappist brew and other news from the world of wine, beer and spirits.

The Ultimate Foodie Diet

Wine Enthusiast transforms the tastiest food trends forecasted this year into diet-friendly dishes you can indulge in without the guilt.