Stop us if you’ve heard this before: According to wine industry insiders, sherry is about to have a moment. Sure, certain sommeliers, wine writers, and mixologists have been making that claim for years to no avail, but this time is gonna be different…right?
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When VinePair included CVNE’s 2014 Monopole Clasico in our 50 Best wines of 2018, we described the white Rioja as a “unicorn” of a wine. And we didn’t use the descriptor lightly. The bone-dry, savory blend truly is one of a kind, both in terms of its flavor and unique elaboration. Pronounced “coo-nay,” and an […]
With over 70 wine-producing nations worldwide, and innumerable subregions and appellations, choosing where to take your next wine-fueled vacation can be tricky. To create the ultimate list of wine travel destinations for 2019, we analyzed trends and tourism developments worldwide. We love Napa, Bordeaux, and Tuscany, but we wanted to highlight regions beyond those usual […]
Sherry has a PR problem. Much to the chagrin of its enthusiasts and producers, sherry has a reputation for being sweet, dessert-like, and out of style. On many American wine lists, it’s an afterthought at best. The ironic reality is that the fortified wine from Spain’s Jerez region, also known as the Sherry Triangle, is […]
At the inaugural Beer With(out) Beards festival in Brooklyn last summer, attendees lined up for Black Project, a Denver, Colo., outfit specializing in spontaneous and wild ales. Behind the table, with a bucket of bottles and opener poised at her hip, stood Sarah Howat, Black Project’s operations manager. Sour and other spontaneously fermented or wild […]
Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org Why do we only call whiskeys ”drams”? As with many words used to describe drinks and things connected to them, they often come from the region that originally made a drink famous. While whiskey is made all over the world, the most famous place in the world of whisky — note […]
My first real experience with Sherry, the fortified Spanish wine beloved by British grandmas and hipster somms alike, was fittingly at Sherryfest in New York. These many iterations of Sherry were vast and varying, from light and salty to thick and syrupy. How could so much variety fall under one category? I asked a friend […]
Modern mixology is bananas. It’s now easier to get a fantastic cocktail in any corner of the country, a win for those of us who consider drinking a four-season, off-court sport. On the flip side, the movement elevates prices and the sort of panoramic pretension in which your Uncle Jimmy describes his Applebee’s Margarita as […]