Kevin Buckler is fast. As an owner of The Racer's Group, he's been the Porsche World Cup Champion. As an owner of Adobe Road, Kevin hit the trifecta--90+pts with his '05 Cab, Zin and Syrah--in his 6th vintage. Here, Kevin talks car racing and Syrah.
Posted: March 24, 2009
How do top restaurants approach wine and food pairing? Visit DANIEL in NYC, where Chef Boulud and Wine Director Johnnes match Sea Scallops and Porcini with a wine from Burgundy. The pairing might surprise you... Also, see DANIEL, Part 1: The Dish.
Posted: March 17, 2009
Join Daniel Boulud in the kitchen at DANIEL, one of the top restaurants in NYC, as he prepares Sea Scallops with Porcini. The dish reflects Boulud's creative approach to classic cuisine. See also Part 2: The Pairing.
Posted: March 10, 2009
How has Bordeaux followed up on the legendary '05s? James Suckling scored the 2006 vintage 90 points overall. Meet the winemakers as they describe the growing season, their wines and when they'll be ready to drink.
Posted: March 3, 2009
Posted: February 28, 2009
"wd-50 is turning out some of NY's most exciting food," says Tom Matthews. Join chef-owner Wylie Dufresne and beverage manager Dewey Dufresne (aka Dad) as they demonstrate their deliciously innovative take on wagyu steak and wine pairing.
Posted: February 24, 2009
Aussie Rieslings can be enjoyable on release and some --even value wines under $15-- can mature quite nicely. Learn about these wines with Harvey Steiman as he tastes a pair of Leasingham Bin 7 Rieslings, one from 2007 and the other from 2003.
Posted: February 17, 2009
Posted: February 10, 2009
In the middle of Napa Valley, you'll find some of the world's top Cab vineyards. Among them is Beckstoffer To Kalon, an 89-acre plot that grows grapes for many 90+point wines, including Beckstoffer, Schrader, Realm and Carter. Check out the vineyard.
Posted: February 3, 2009
Looking for white wines that deliver good quality at reasonable prices? Then you'll like these crisp whites from New York's Finger Lakes. Join James Molesworth in this tasting and tutorial on a pair of Rieslings from this often overlooked region.
Posted: January 27, 2009
Why do Italy’s top winemakers love Bolgheri? Maybe because this beautiful region in western Tuscany is grape heaven. Learn about Bolgheri as you visit the vineyards of Ornellaia with Leonardo Raspini.
Posted: January 13, 2009
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If you love Pinot Noir, you've probably enjoyed some Pinots from Oregon's Willamette Valley AVA. But do you know what styles of Pinot come from McMinnville and Yamhill-Carlton, two of the valley's sub-AVAs? Learn about them with Harvey Steiman.
Posted: December 16, 2008
The wine and food pairing seminar at the '08 Wine Experience featured star chefs Mario Batali, Emeril Lagasse and Wolfgang Puck. Each chef prepared a dish and paired it with a wine. Tom Matthews picked his own wine for each dish. Who won?
Posted: December 9, 2008
Posted: December 2, 2008
How does Mouton-Rothschild achieve the perfect blend? And how is the top wine different from Le Petit Mouton? Join technical director Philippe Dhalluin in the château's tasting room where he compares barrel samples of each wine.
Posted: November 25, 2008
Portugal's exciting new reds come from the Douro, which is famous for making fortified wines. Join Kim Marcus as he discusses the amazing quality and distinctive style of the region's red table wines with Joao Nicolau de Almeida of Ramos Pinto.
Posted: November 18, 2008
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