Meet Marc Perrin as he describes Chateau de Beaucastel's grapegrowing and winemaking during the Top 10 seminar at the Wine Experience. Wine Spectator's #8 wine of 2008 is the Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2005.
Posted: November 4, 2009
2008 was the second year in a row that Mollydooker's Carnival of Love Shiraz made Wine Spectator's Top 10. Meet one of the funniest winemakers around, Mollydooker's Sparky Marquis, as he shares his vinous tale at the 2009 Wine Experience.
Posted: November 3, 2009
Posted: November 2, 2009
Even within Napa Valley, there's a great diversity to the Cabernet grapes. Join Tor Kenward, who's kicked the dirt in a lot of vineyards, as he describes the distinctly different characters of mountain fruit and valley fruit.
Posted: October 20, 2009
Cooking for Wine: Join chef Gavin Kaysen and sommelier Michael Madrigale as they discuss the wine pairing for an escarole salad with a vinaigrette dressing that Gavin prepared in the video, C4W: Salad.
Posted: October 15, 2009
Posted: October 13, 2009
Thanks to rising quality and consistency, Sicily's wines offer great value. Learn about local varietals such as Nero d'Avola and Grillo and international stars such as Chardonnay and Syrah from some of the island's winemakers.
Posted: October 7, 2009
Posted: October 1, 2009
One of the big trends in Australian winemaking is regionality as top wineries emphasize the distinctive characters of individual regions and vineyards. Here, Michael Twelftree of Two Hands Winery introduces his favorite Shiraz areas.
Posted: September 28, 2009
From Bollywood to Film Noir to Terroir... See all 9 finalists in Wine Spectator's Video Contest and vote for your favorite at WineSpectator.com/videovoting. Vote thru Sept. 20. 2nd/3rd place reveal Sept. 21; Winner and Honorable Mentions on Sept. 22.
Posted: September 16, 2009
With the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Julia Child burst onto the American cooking scene. Judith Jones, the editor who got the book published, shares some of her favorite Julia Child stories.
Posted: September 10, 2009
What's the best grape you haven't heard of or were afraid to pronounce? It's Mourvedre and some of the best examples are from Bandol in Southern France. Learn about the grape as Kim Marcus samples a couple of his favorite Bandols.
Posted: September 2, 2009
Posted: August 31, 2009
Posted: August 27, 2009
Start with Emeril Lagasse's riff on Julia Child's classic Coq au Vin. Take Julia's wine pairing recommendations. And BAM! Join Wine Spectator's Owen Dugan and Bruce Sanderson to see which pairing works best.
Posted: August 25, 2009
Looking for a great introduction to white Burgundy -- without breaking the bank? Start with some whites from the Maconnais -- and watch this video to learn about the region and its wines from Bruce Sanderson.
Posted: August 24, 2009
Thomas Keller is always cool, calm and collected. Did Julia Child showing up at his restaurant, the French Laundry, make him nervous? Renowned chef Thomas Keller shares his favorite encounters with Julia.
Posted: August 14, 2009
Posted: August 14, 2009
Start with a classic recipe for Boeuf Bourguignon (one of Julia Child's favorite dishes) as interpreted by Thomas Keller, add Julia's wine pairing suggestion, and you'll find yourself in gustatory heaven - as did hosts Bruce Sanderson and Owen Dugan.
Posted: August 13, 2009
You're in a restaurant and the bottle you ordered arrives at your table and the sommelier is standing there... Now what?! Watch this video shot at New York's Gramercy Tavern and you'll be a pro at navigating restaurant wine service.
Posted: August 4, 2009
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