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Editor’s Picks Posts

Spring Wines for Your Spring Lamb
Tender lamb is the cornerstone of many a spring menu. Its gamey flavor brings a certain richness to entrées that is very welcome after a winter of meat and potatoes. Of course, it also...
Getting to Know the Wines of the Veneto
Wines from the Veneto have the characteristic Italian mix of expressive fruit, angular acidity and earthy minerality that make them a pleasure to drink. Like many areas within Italy, the Veneto, located in The...
White Burgundy, Chardonnay's Perfect Form
Chardonnay is easily one of the most famous wine grapes grown around the world. The wine is the backbone for Champagne and a reason why California became so famous. It has even most likely...
An Ancient Land Making Modern Wines: Lebanon
"The vineyards of the Bekaa Valley ... enable grapes to develop thick skins and ripe flavors while hanging on to their refreshing acidity. These are not ‘shy wines.’ Rather, they are wines of structure,...
What You Need to Know About South African Wines
Nearly every major grape varietal has found its way to South Africa, where a few have been crossbred into entirely new grapes, and ones that don’t find themselves in Old World varietal wine—meaning all...
"Good, Clean, Fair" Slow Wine
Slow Wine, an offshoot of Slow Food, works with small Italian producers to preserve traditional wine production methods and advance sustainable techniques. Luckily, there are a number of really great Slow Wine-approved wines readily...
Bordeaux 101: The Left and the Right
Few places in the world have such an intense history with wine as Bordeaux does. The region is marked by the Garonne and Dordogne rivers, who flow northwest into the Gironde River and out...