Drink World-Famous Craft Beer at Home With Eight Perfect Food Pairings

Drink World-Famous Craft Beer at Home With Eight Perfect Food Pairings

According to the Brewers Association, most Americans live within 10 miles of a craft brewery. Sometimes, though, even that is too far — like when it’s so cold outside your car won’t start, say, or if you’re having beer geeky friends over for dinner. Thankfully, Belgium’s world-famous Duvel has the solution. Duvel’s Single Fermented Golden […]

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The Complete Guide to Pairing Alto Adige Wine With Soups & Stews

The Complete Guide to Pairing Alto Adige Wine With Soups & Stews

Surviving a long, cold winter is all about mastering the art of getting cozy, starting with a hot meal and glass of wine. When the temperature drops, nothing beats the smell of something delicious simmering on the stove all afternoon while you enjoy a drink by the fireplace. But if you think boeuf bourguignon and […]

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How to Barrel Taste Wine

How to Barrel Taste Wine

You’ve done the wine tours and counter tastings, but, until you’ve barrel tasted, you haven’t really lived. Normally, a consumer’s first taste of any given wine is the finished product. Barrel tasting gives you not only a sneak peek into what’s to come, but also a unique chance to meet the winemaker, lock in futures, […]

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Get To Know McManis Family Vineyards With These 5 Facts

Get To Know McManis Family Vineyards With These 5 Facts

You’ve befriended your butcher, chatted Camembert and chèvre with your cheesemonger, and are on a first-name basis with your fishmonger. Now it’s time to get to know your winemaker. Specifically: McManis Family Vineyards, a team of fourth- and fifth-generation farmers who’ve been working the northern interior lands of California since 1938.

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