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The 25 Best Rosé Wines of 2018

The 25 Best Rosé Wines of 2018

With skyrocketing sales and tireless marketing, rosé is a 21st-century American success story. Previous generations of star-spangled wine consumers dismissed it as too French, too gendered, or too reminiscent of black-sheep White Zinfandel. Of course that’s all grainy, black-and-white history now. In our rosy-hued present, pink wines have come to symbolize “all that is good about […]

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Rooftop Cocktails and Punk-Rock Karaoke at the World’s 10 Coolest Hostel Bars

Rooftop Cocktails and Punk-Rock Karaoke at the World’s 10 Coolest Hostel Bars

While hostels have historically had a reputation as dirty, undesirable places for broke backpackers, that’s not always the case. Hostels have always served as bustling social hubs. The best ones in cities like Berlin, Paris, Miami, and beyond have killer nightclubs, pool bars, historic watering holes, and even breweries on site.

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An Illustrated Guide to Assyrtiko From Greece

An Illustrated Guide to Assyrtiko From Greece

If Greece has a signature white grape variety, it’s Assyrtiko. It’s primarily found on the picturesque island of Santorini, and it’s difficult to tell where the grape ends and the region begins, as the two are so closely linked. With vines trained in a basket shape to protect against high winds, the grape’s naturally high […]

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An 11-Bottle Tour of Northern Greece’s Essential Wines

An 11-Bottle Tour of Northern Greece’s Essential Wines

There’s a wine region you don’t know about but definitely should. Introducing Macedonia, the rocky, mountainous region of northern Greece. Brimming with steep slopes and bustling port cities, Macedonia is a wine producing mecca, with bottlings ranging from crisp, refreshing whites to heavy, bone- dry reds. The region is broken down into four parts: Amyndeon, Epanomi, […]

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The Official Guide To The Reds Of Nemea, Greece

The Official Guide To The Reds Of Nemea, Greece

Greece hasn’t historically been a place that immediately comes to mind when people mention the great wines of the world. While the country has cemented itself as the birthplace of democracy, the source of the world’s greatest mythological tales, and of course, a destination for honeymooners, its wine has always been an afterthought. We can mostly blame […]

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