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9 Fantastic Options for the Red Wine Lover on Your Holiday Shopping List

With the holidays come lists of wines to recommend as gifts. I think that most any red wine lover would welcome a first-rate California...

Season’s Eatings

In our December/January 2018 issue, four families share how they celebrate the season. If you'd like to host your own festive gathering, try out...

NanaSteak Offers a New Twist on an Old Fashioned

In a typical Old Fashioned, you have some bitters, sugar cube on the bottom and a twist of orange garnish, in addition to the...

A Prosecco Worthy of Its Name

If by any chance your first reaction to Prosecco was “meh,” you were probably drinking one of the “sell it now while the gettin's...

A Red That has ‘the Soul of the Old World’

The Carmenère story is worthy of a full-length book. This red grape, once a solid part of Bordeaux winemaking in the Médoc, was decimated...

Hearty Red Zin for Your Turkey Day

Zinfandel has been on quite a ride these past decades. In the 1970s, red Zin was losing business fast – many vines were torn...

Discover Tailored Tastes of the South at GRUB Durham

GRUB Durham boasts a casual diner trifecta: Friendly, fast service; made-from-scratch plates, some of which are family recipes; and true local flare. This is...

A ‘Classic’ California Pinot Noir for Thanksgiving

I love Pinot Noir with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Not a French red burgundy, which are generally a bit too subtle and understated for...

A Chardonnay That’s Perfect for Pasta

Chardonnay is not usually most people's "go-to" Italian wine. That is, unless you know of the few outstanding producers scattered throughout that country. (I...

A Perfect Red for Cooler Weather

People in the know are excited about the 2015 vintage in Europe. Almost every region has reported a superior growing season. But this is...