If you've been sipping wine because you think it makes you look suave and sophisticated, you may want to re-think, especially if you're looking for a job.
If there's one indispensible reference for the wine lover, it's Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book. Updated annually, the 2011 edition is now available. This handy guide packs an incredible amount of information into a pocket-size volume.
It's nearly 100F outside. So, it's time to open an ice-cold white wine, right? Well, maybe not.
Richard Fadeley explores summer-weight varieties that might be new or different - things other than rosé.
Why not use Google Maps to take a closer look at the source of whatever you're drinking with dinner tonight?
A downright nasty Francoise Cotat Sancerre was the bad cop. Its brothermate, '04 from les Monts Damnes, was good cop. How can sibling wines be so different?
Can we have a discussion of Beaujolais that does not include the phrase "serious wine"?
Looking for a really strange variety to add to your life list? This one's just about as hard to find as the spotted owl.
July being National Ice Cream Month, Neil Duarte decided to get hold of some wine ice cream and submit it to a tasting panel. The results? Read on.
What about using a paper coffee filter and funnel to extract the sediment from older wines? What's your opinion? Have you tried decanting or filtering wine?
When you were a kid, it was Kool-Aid. Today it's . . . rosé! Continuing our exploration of this summertime wine, Richard Fadeley tries some of the best.
Hate it when foods touch on your plate? Perhaps this preference extends to single-varietal wines versus blends.
For Sunday's World Cup final, let's pay vinous homage to South Africa, first-ever African host of the month-long games.
A funny thought crossed my mind: Nowadays, I generally PREFER to see a screw cap on most bottles of wine.