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The Wines of Il Feuduccio & Classic Risotto

The leaves have turned, the wind blows a bit harder down the mountainside and by 6 pm the street is getting dark; Autumn is here. And with the turning of the seasons comes the turning of [...]

The California Wine Legacy

Signorello, Stags’ Leap, White Rock… some of the most iconic names in the California/American wine industry. Now these wineries and many more are smoldering ruins, and in the wake of these fires a piece of our [...]

The Yarra Valley: Australia’s Burgundy, Less Than An Hour From Melbourne

I visited Australia’s Yarra Valley in July 2015, and wanted to share a retrospective of my trip to one of Australia’s premier wine regions—a region that was on the rise during my visit, and the wines [...]

Dork out with Bianca Bosker’s Cork Dork

In “CORK DORK: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste” writer Bianca Bosker, former executive tech editor of the Huffington Post, brings readers [...]

Eleven Madison Park Named World’s Best Restaurant

The always anticipated World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards were announced in Melbourne, with New York City’s Eleven Madison Park topping the list. [...]

Visiting & Tasting Paso Robles, Part I: The Story

Upon hearing Saxum Vineyards would be my next and concluding stop of the day in Paso Robles, my host at the preceding winery, who had lived in the area for their entire life, echoed the same [...]

Profile: Taylor Parsons of République in LA

When asked recently by the Los Angeles sommelier Taylor Parsons “What style of wine do you enjoy?”, my mind went blank. That’s not because of a lack of wine experience on my part or the type [...]

Interview With Nuno Vale of Wines of Portugal

Nuno Vale and I sat at the edge of the rain; sheets of grey and blue washing across the piazza as we hunkered down under the relative safety of a large patio umbrella and prepared for [...]

Profile: Marcus Boyle of Tippling Club, Singapore

It’s no secret that Singapore is a food lover’s dream: laksa, Hainan chicken rice, roti prata, chili crab…the list goes on. And that’s only at the hawker food market centers scattered around the city-state. [...]

Winemaker Interview: Mud House Wines, NZ

www.MudHouse.co.nz When I called Nadine Worley, one half of the winemaking powerhouse from Mud House wines of New Zealand, I knew that I was in for a treat: Nadine has the kind of innate knowledge of [...]