Sparkling reds

Six of Our Favorite Lambruscos to Drink Right Now

Six of Our Favorite Lambruscos to Drink Right Now

“Good Lambruscos are almost always going to be in the $20 to $30 range,” Keith Beavers, wine professional and VinePair columnist, says as I set up a Lambrusco blind tasting. He’s right. Our panel immediately pans three cloying, $11-ish bottles in rapid succession. Beavers’ wisdom goes against persistent misconceptions about Lambrusco, the sparkling red wine […]

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The Differences Between Prosecco, Franciacorta, And Other Italian Bubbles, Explained

The Differences Between Prosecco, Franciacorta, And Other Italian Bubbles, Explained

Prosecco is a global superpower. Nearly 20 percent of all sparkling wine sold in 2017 was Prosecco, according to Nielsen data, and sales were up 21 percent over the previous year. And that’s not the half of it. Industry experts like Vinexpo CEO Guillaume Deglise predict that Prosecco sales will continue to soar, increasing by […]

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Here’s Your Drink Pairing for Your May Horoscope

Here’s Your Drink Pairing for Your May Horoscope

As the seasons change from spring to summer, the universe finds itself in flux. Don’t get swept away with cosmic currents — discover your drinks destiny to see what the cosmos has in store. From star-studded skies to sparkly spirits, here is VinePair’s May 2018 drink horoscope for every sign of the zodiac.

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The Best End-of-Summer Wines You Aren’t Drinking

The Best End-of-Summer Wines You Aren’t Drinking

While temperatures almost certainly won’t drop until the end of September, bringing dismay to every child who selected a sweater as their first-day-of-school outfit, the week before Labor Day sure feels like the end of summer. In these last legs of summertime, you might tire of the wines you’ve been sipping all season long. When […]

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