I don’t know about you, but I can’t seem to keep enough good Italian red wines on hand for pastas and other Italian-inspired dishes. Italy’s foods and wines seem especially made for one another, particularly when it comes to anything involving tomatoes, which play such a key role in Italian food.
The red wines of the relatively small Bierzo region in northwest Spain are among the lesser known and more interesting that the country has to offer. Here, the main red grape is the indigenous Mencia, grown on steep hillside vineyards that give the wines density, depth, and mineral-driven character.
You might want to drink your glass (or two!) of Moscati d’Asti unadorned, with nothing but your stemware and a smile as accompaniment. In that case, drink on! Enjoyment is the name of the game, and there’s no wrong way to savor your favorite sip. But sometimes, you want to make that Moscati d’Asti really […]
Much like “rules” about ditching your white clothes after Labor Day, avoiding white wines during the winter is an outdated notion. Think of it this way: your favorite pair of white pants are as striking on you in October as they are in May, just as a crisp Pinot Bianco is just as quenching with […]
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 […]
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 […]
When it comes to pairing drinks with pizza, we love it all. Beer? Of course. Champagne? Yes, please. A tiki cocktail? Why not! So, when we chatted with a few of our favorite pizza makers throughout the U.S. on their favorite pairings, we kept it open: What do you like to drink with your pizza […]
The air is practically vibrating with anticipation as the end of the year approaches. It’s the calm before the storm, making November a crucial time to find your cosmic footing, lest you be swept away. Follow a path of self-reflection and the next few weeks may be the most magical yet. Not sure where to […]
Everyone loves a good Brie, but, with all the iconic cheeses France has to offer, it’d be a shame to stop there. While you may not have tried all of the below cheeses, we know that you’ll love them once you do. When it comes to fromage, there’s nothing like the French stuff! Here are […]