At this year's F&W Classic in Aspen, there was an extraordinary tasting of premier cru Meursault. Ray Isle calls out some pricey favorites, and suggests some great, affordable alternatives.READ MORE
Since 1980, French vineyards have been harvesting their grapes earlier and earlier on average, which has significant ramifications for the future of fine wine.READ MORE
For the past couple of years, folks in the wine business have been bandying about the term “unicorn wine.” It’s become a term of art within the biz for an elusive, rare, extraordinary wine—the sort of bottle you hope to see and rarely do.READ MORE
New York is home to dozens of very good wine lists. But the most remarkable wine list I’ve come across devoted to older wines—or, to be more specific, wines that have had enough cellar age that they’re drinking perfectly—has to be the list at Eli Zabar’s restaurant Eli’s Table.READ MORE
Great burgundy is becoming impossibly expensive and elusive. F&W’s Ray Isle tells how to outsmart the collectors and find bottles that deliver pleasure instead of pain.READ MORE
Coffee, wine, beer, cocktails—if it’s made well and it’s potable, then F&W editors will drink it. Here's what we tried this past week.READ MORE
Here, an insider guide to Beaune, France, curated from the owners of The Cook's Atelier.READ MORE
The mother-daughter duo behind The Cook’s Atelier, a cooking school and wine shop in Burgundy, offers inspiring lessons and delicious dishes.READ MORE
Photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York.
The wine world can't stop talking about last week's arrest of Rudy Kurniawan, a Los Angeles–based collector who had allegedly been selling counterfeit wines for years. The U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI announced five counts of fraud charges that could each result in 20 years behind bars, and bloggers swarmed over the government's photos—most notably, a shot of a file cabinet in Kurniawan's home that was stocked full of brand-new-looking labels for highly desirable old wines, like 1950 Pétrus. Guess how much these bottles would have gone for...