An Insider's guide to restaurants, wine, spirits and culinary travel
glass half full: 9/13/2017
A roundup of the most interesting food, wine and spirits stories on the web (because even Al Gore, who invented it, doesn't have time to read them all)
You may not have survived Hurricane
Irma, but your wine did.
the human side of it---let’s focus on salvaging those wine collections:
One man’s trash, another man’s
bringing “under-loved” fish species to the restaurant table:
We thought Red Chardonnay would be a
spectacular spirits failures from the creators of Bailey’s:
But what do the millennials say in
now comes in a hedonistic pink color that “speaks” to the younger set:
How to avoid hiring chefs who are
lesson for the 21st century:
Three new Masters of Wine explain how
they ran the gauntlet.
How to pass
one of the most difficult exams on earth:
great wine for under $15?
It’s not a
typo, oxymoron or stupid question. There’s a lot of very good wine at very low
prices, but discovering it is a challenge---particularly when you’re strolling
the wine aisle of your local supermarket or beverage superstore, staring at a
tsunami of unfamiliar labels.
is Mark Spivak’s Affordable Wine Guide to
California and the Pacific Northwest, available as an e-book for $7.99. The
book profiles 43 producers and contains hundreds of wine reviews, and gives you
a clear-cut view of the good and the bad. The criteria are simple: What does
the wine taste like? What kind of food does it go with? Is it worth the money?
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