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
In the new movie starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, Meryl plays Julia Child and Amy plays Julie Powell, who made all the recipes in Julia's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Meet Julie and see how the book --and Julia-- changed her life.
Posted: July 28, 2009
Everything old is new again with these ancient --and tasty!-- white varietals from Campania in Italy: Falanghina, Greco di Tufo and Fiano di Avellino. Learn their history, styles and pronunciation from a master, Lucio Berardino of Terredora.
Posted: July 21, 2009
Posted: July 20, 2009
Here's a righteous rap about terroir and the friendly competition between the east side and west side vineyards of Paso Robles from a very friendly team with lyrics written/performed by Evan "E Busta" Baldwin. --from Debby Baldwin, Paso Robles, CA
Posted: July 16, 2009
Posted: July 14, 2009
Behind each great wine list is a great sommelier. Meet Eric Zillier, the wine director at Alto in NYC, and learn how he became a somm and the qualities of a great list. BTW, Alto holds Wine Spectator's highest honor, the Grand Award.
Posted: July 7, 2009
Harvey Steiman has fired up his grill and is looking for a great wine pairing with lamb, chicken and veggies so he grabs a red Zinfandel and explains why it works. (Warning! You may want to bring your own hot mitt.)
Posted: June 30, 2009
With less than 700 vineyard acres, the Red Mountain AVA in Washington's Yakima Valley may be a small region, but its red wines score big. Join Harvey Steiman as he introduces you to the region and its winemakers.
Posted: June 23, 2009
What do you do for a 2nd act after founding and selling Rosemount, one of Australia's most recognized wineries? Bob Oatley, his son Sandy and long-time winemaker Chris Hancock decided to reimagine Aussie wine. Meet Bob and Sandy.
Posted: June 16, 2009
Bright, crisp and refreshing, roses are perfect for summer drinking. But why is Provence perfect for rose and how are the wines made? Get to the heart of the matter with a trio of wine people from Provence.
Posted: June 9, 2009
What makes New Zealand's wines so mouthwatering? To find out, watch this mini-primer with Harvey Steiman. He describes some key regions, climates and styles as he tastes a pair of New Zealand's iconic varietals, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.
Posted: May 26, 2009
In 2009, the Wine Spectator Grand Tour gave winelovers in three cities -- Atlantic City, Las Vegas and Chicago -- a chance to taste hundreds of wines and meet many winemakers and winery owners. Join Dana Nigro at the event in Atlantic City.
Posted: May 19, 2009
Clos de Vougeot is Burgundy's biggest Grand Cru and it has some 80 different winegrowers, making it a complex appellation. Join Bruce Sanderson as he decodes Vougeot and shares a couple of his favorite Pinots from the vineyard.
Posted: May 12, 2009
Chile's newer growing areas are in cool coastal regions. And with this, the newest grape varietals are cool-climate reds such as Pinot Noir and Syrah. Join James Molesworth as he discusses a pair of Chile's hottest cool varietals.
Posted: April 28, 2009
Posted: April 21, 2009
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