Posted: July 31, 2013 By Owen Dugan
Posted: July 31, 2013 By Lizzie Munro
Posted: July 19, 2013 By Harvey Steiman
Aspen, Colo., tucked high in the Rocky Mountains, may not be an ideal indicator of economic trends in America. But at the luxury hotel the Little Nell, the expensive wines have started to fly out of the cellar. It has sommelier Carlton McCoy shaking his head in wonder.
Bottles and magnums of first-growth Bordeaux and big-name Burgundy stud a 700-bottle glassed-in wine storage unit that holds a bottle or two of the most-ordered wines and some top-shelf labels. It runs the length of a cocktail bar at the entrance to Element 47, the awkwardly renamed restaurant that won a Wine Spectator Grand Award as Montagna, its previous incarnation.
Posted: July 17, 2013 By Tim Fish
It's blasphemy, I know, but I don't always drink the perfect wine with my food.
Forget perfect: Sometimes I don't even remotely drink the right wine. This isn't a radical idea for old wine hands, but I think it's worth restating for new wine lovers. The right wine with the right meal remains the ideal, but who lives in an ideal world?
Posted: July 16, 2013 By Matt Kramer
Posted: July 10, 2013 By Jennifer Fiedler
Posted: July 9, 2013 By Jennifer Fiedler
Posted: July 8, 2013 By Nathan Wesley
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Posted: June 30, 2013 By Jack Bettridge
Posted: June 30, 2013 By Harvey Steiman
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Posted: June 30, 2013 By Sam Gugino
Posted: June 30, 2013 By Lizzie Munro
Posted: June 26, 2013 By Tim Fish
Nail biting over the wine to drink with Thanksgiving dinner pales next to the challenge of pairing wine with a classic Fourth of July barbecue. That's one reason so many Americans reach for a beer.
I'm something of an anarchist when it comes to food and wine. There's too much fuss put into finding the seamless match in my view. Seamlessness is boring. I prefer a wine that offers a playful contrast and enhances the food or brings out something new.
And face it, if you can't be playful and have fun with food and wine on July 4, then you don't deserve to watch the fireworks.
Posted: June 24, 2013
Posted: June 21, 2013 By Laurie Woolever
Posted: June 15, 2013 By Tim Fish
Posted: June 15, 2013 By Marvin R. Shanken
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