Figuring out how sweet a bottle of sparkling wine is can be confusing if you’re not familiar with the often counterintuitive language on labels. Here’s a quick example: You would normally say that a wine that isn’t sweet is dry. However, if you’re looking for a bottle of Prosecco that isn’t sweet, you’ll want to […]
When we buy wine for parties, we buy multiple bottles—a couple of reds, a couple of whites. But what if you could buy four bottles in one? Or what if you did something really awesome, and a regular-size bottle just seems insulting? What if you have a yacht to christen this weekend?
Whiskey — with an e only in America and Japan — has been enjoying a decade-long resurgence in the U.S. and around the world. From the roaring growth of Irish whiskey, led by Jameson, to Johnnie Walker’s $5.3 billion haul in 2014, the world is drinking a whole lot whiskey. There’s never been a better time to […]
A wine’s body is one of the biggest clues to help you decide if an unfamiliar grape variety (or region) might be just what you’re looking to drink. Our handy red wine body guide categorizes from light to heavy, over two dozen popular varieties and regions (as wines from the Old World are typically labeled).
When looking over an unfamiliar wine list or browsing the aisles of a shop, trying to find a wine that is as sweet or dry as you like can often be difficult. The grape variety itself is one you may not haven’t encountered before. The wine may also be from the Old World, with a […]