Neil Duarte shares a generations-old family recipe for Sicilian artichokes, one of his wife's signature dishes.
Roussanne - whose name may remind you as much of a French philosopher as a wine grape - rates high among favorite white-wine varieties for me.
Tom Hyland reports that happily, 2004 was a great vintage for Brunello di Montalcino.
If you join me in the quest for the wine roads less traveled, I think you'll enjoy this month's feature - Offbeat Whites - in Wine Focus in our WineLovers Discussion Groups.
Rosés are made just like their red siblings, just with less pigmentation from the skins ... It's a refreshing summertime quaffer, since you serve these chilled.
Question for thrifty wine lovers: Can we find value in a niche where the critics and points-chasers focus on the three-figure bottles while much of the cheap stuff is plonk?
If you're dining out and thinking about ordering a glass of "Meh-reh-TAHJ," please think twice. In its original intent, this new word was not intended to be pronounced as if it were French. But hardly anybody ever says it that way any more.
Wine owns a special place in the world of food and drink because it's one of the few consumables that we enjoy not only with our senses but with our mind.
Now get ready for the next big thing: In an age of environmental concerns and rising fuel costs, the glass wine bottle is coming under critical scrutiny.
Summer is near, and wine lovers who usually prefer hearty, more robust red wines are turning to something more, well, refreshing.
With the arrival of President Barack Obama in the White House, the lack of popularity of South African wine in the U.S. just might start to change.
There's an awful lot of light, bland and essentially flavorless Pinot Grigio around, but the good news is that plenty of exceptions disprove the rule.
The 30 Second Wine Advisor returns to regular weekly publication with a report on two excellent Gamay-based wines from California's Edmunds St. John.
Simple but clean and well-made, affordable Pinotage in the modern style.