German Wines, Demystified

Cracking the Code On Germany’s Complex Wine-Labeling System Germany has long produced piquant, brilliant, lingering white wines that are delightful on their own and extremely food-flexible. German wine labels precisely indicate a…

WineFinds

White – France Les Vignes de Bila-Haut Côtes du Roussillon Villages Blanc, 2017; $15 Aromas of minerals, peach and lemon drop; crisp and bright with hints of pear peel and lemon zest.…

Bring on the Sparklers!

Bubbles have a place at the table any time of the year, but around the holidays they’re especially festive. And with the variety of styles they offer — bone dry, lushly sweet,…

SOMM 3

One of the toughest exams in the world stands as the gatekeeper to winning the right to attach “Master Sommelier” to your name (the bar exam for lawyers is a snooze by…

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WineFinds

Sparkling – California Sterling Vineyards Blanc de Blancs, 2016 (Napa Valley); $28 Delicate stone fruit…

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Can It!

Used to be, it was only beer that came in cans. Then, in 2003, canned…