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Classy wines from classic regions of the New and Old Worlds

Shopping at the worldwide wine bazaar isn't at all bizarre.

Syringes? Pliers? See what a food stylist brings to the shoot and learn how to spot a pro.

From simply red to complex red - a rouge for most occasions and every pocketbook.

Opening a bottle of bubbly can be a daunting experience for anyone but particularly for those with minimal experience. Practice makes perfect.

As the Times Square ball falls around midnight, there will be an uprising of bubbles!

Some great choices for holiday gifts and dinner wines that will not be re-gifted.

As you enter the Veneto region at the base of the Alps you encounter steep mountains of grape dedicated to developing the best and only offcially designated Proseccos.

A selection of current wine releases worth exploring.

Proud Cypriots claim that their culture is the oldest in the world, boasting archeological evidence of human existence as early as 12,000 years ago. For them the practice of sourcing products locally is not a trend but a long-standing culinary tradition.

Finding gifts for my family has become part of the adventure - things with a touch of the exotic to help them feel a little closer to what I saw and smelled and did on my travels. This is the story of how I left home alone, meandered to Tuscany for a travel-writing class, and searched for presents that should make each recipient look forward to my next escape as much as I do.

Bristish-educated and born into royalty, American food critic Roy Andries de Groot shook up California's wine world with his Classification of 1982.

I know what I taste in my wine, even if I don't know how it got there.

7 true stories to tell consumers while you're uncorking their bottles.

Summarizing a vintage is never an easy task - nor always a pleasant one.

A visit to Oregon's Wllamette Valley allows to appreciate what came before.

Pairing local wines with local foods is a long-revered European tradition. In New Mexico, winemakers give that tradition a chile reception.

Spios, the latest expression, comes with the heavy aromas of smoke - but not from the bottle.

Pier Liem's new boxed set tells all about this iconic sparkling wine, then provides us with vintage maps of where to find its aparkling treasures.

Burgundy, continuing to diversify its offerings, launches two new affordable appellations.

Now that pumpkin is so yesterday, is it time to tap maple?

Located in a lovely, leafy neighborhood a short walk from downtown Napa, the Inn on Randolph is a classic B&B with period architecture and an interesting past as one of the early homes in Napa.

Each wine has to have its own identity and that’s derived primarily from the vineyard. Our job is to get to know it and allow that expression to come through.

Situated in the vineyards outside of St. Helena, the Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer is an ideal place to experience the Napa wine harvest.