The dramatic Dentelles rise above the vineyards in this Southern Rhône appellation. What shaped the region’s terroirs? Geologist Georges Truc gives senior editor James Molesworth a tour through the ages.
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Rich lamb chops take on lighter flavors in this dish, created by Centrolina chef Amy Brandwein. Why is Barbaresco a great pairing for the herb-crusted meat with delicate honey lavender sauce? Wine Spectator's Hilary Sims explains.
What does it mean to say that a vineyard is "massal selection" rather than clonal selection? Argentinean winemaker Sebastián Zuccardi explains how diversity in his family's vineyards improves the quality of their Malbec.
The CEO of a revered Amarone house honors her family's history, pouring the 2000 vintage of La Poja, one of Allegrini's rarest, most prestigious bottlings, a single-vineyard table wine made entirely from the native Corvina grape.
From Kurt Dammeier, founder of Beecher's Handmade Cheese (and creator of Oprah's favorite mac and cheese recipe), come these steak tacos topped with grated Beecher's cheddar, from his YakiVegas restaurant, slated to open this summer in Seattle.
Fish with white wine is a standard pairing, but this dish of salmon, fennel and a charred onion sauce goes beyond the norm, especially when served with a creamy Chardonnay from Mexico. Get matching insights for this simple yet flavorful meal.
California Chardonnay and Pinot Noir master Mark Aubert talks viticulture in his top estate vineyard, Lauren. Find out the history behind this site, and learn why it's so important to the Aubert label.
What are alluvial soils? Sebastián Zuccardi, winemaker at Argentina's Familia Zuccardi, explains how different vineyard sites near the Andes influence the grapes grown there and the characteristics of the resulting wines.
Of her four wine estates in Tuscany, film producer-turned-vintner Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini considers Altesino, in Montalcino, to be the brightest gem. Find out why as she shares the 2010 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Riserva.
A fresh, aromatic meal calls for a crisp, delicate wine. Wine Spectator's Hilary Sims explains why a bright Provençal-style rosé shines with this flavorful Mexican dish from Best of Award of Excellence winner Harvest by Roy Ellamar.