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.
If you've been underwhelmed by Beaujolais, get ready: You're in for a happy surprise when the 2009 "Crus" hit the market this summer.
You can assume that most beverages have a brief shelf life before they turn rancid or sour. With wine, not so much.
We love the French Paradox idea that wine is healthy. Now a major French study offers a surprising answer to the question, "Why?"
The world of wine lovers is divided into two parts: Those who love rosé wine and those who consider it a weak substitute for red.
What ever happened to the old Chianti bottles that came wrapped in wicker baskets?