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The French region called Alsace is a charming place, about the size of Connecticut, separated from the rest of France by the Vosges Mountains and from Germany by the Rhine River. It’s full of picturesque, medieval wine villages with cobble...
The French region called Alsace is a charming place, about the size of Connecticut, separated from the rest of France by the Vosges Mountains and from Germany by the Rhine River. It's full of picturesque, medieval wine villages with cobbled ...
Italians eat heartily. Well, a lot of them do. Wild boar bagged by hunters in the mountains. Big steaks with garlic and rosemary. Pasta dishes heavy with butter, cream, cheese, truffles.
In a restaurant in Buenos Aires, I ordered a “half” parrillada, so they plunked down only about 5 pounds of beef on the hibachi grill on my table.
When we talk about Spanish wines, it’s easy to think only of its reds – the flagship tempranillos of the Rioja region, the august wines of Ribera del Duero, the trendy new offerings from Priorato.
The king is dead; long live the king! The French invented the term long ago to bid farewell to a deceased monarch and pledge fealty to a new one.
Every avid home cook and rock star restaurant chef knows that blending the right ingredients can make delicious dishes that are greater than the sum of their parts.
Speaking of a St. Louis restaurant years ago, baseball guru Yogi Berra famously said: “Nobody goes there any more; it’s too crowded.”
The first time I tasted South African chenin blancs I was unimpressed. “A spotty lot,” my tasting notes from 1994 called them.
If you’re a wine fan and a party animal, you probably stayed up until 12:01 a.m. last Nov. 21 and drove to your favorite wine shop to buy a bottle of the 2013 Beaujolais Nouveau on its official release date.