My F&W
quick save (...)

Mouthing Off

By the Editors of Food & Wine Magazine

RSS
tasting room

Why Would Anyone Drink Old Prosecco?

Primo Franco

I was surprised—kind of blown away, in fact—the other day when I went to a vertical tasting of vintage-dated, higher-end Proseccos from Nino Franco, one of the top Prosecco producers.

read more
TASTING ROOM

7 Top Sparkling Wines of 2014

Cava vineyards at Recaredo

For everyone who has NOT bought their bubbles for New Year’s yet, take note: It is not too late! And to help out in that endeavor, here are my favorite Champagnes and sparkling wines from the last year of tasting.

read more
Tasting Room

What the Heck Do Hobbits Drink, Anyway?

With the release of The Battle of the Five Armies, the last in the trilogy of Hobbit films, it's time to figure out what hobbits like to drink. The answer is ale, wine and mead.

read more
TASTING ROOM

9 of the Year's Best Red Wine Values

Here are nine of F&W executive wine editor Ray Isle's favorite red wine values from the past year of tasting.

read more
Tasting Room

9 Great White Wine Values for the Holidays

Paul Mas Estate

The best plan for holiday entertaining is buying wine by the case. Here, 9 great white wine values.

read more
TASTING ROOM

7 of New Zealand's Best Sauvignon Blancs

Greywacke's vineyards

Durning a recent trip to the Air New Zealand Wine Awards, I got to taste through every Sauvignon Blanc that won a gold award, plus a number other Sauvignons during my travels as well. Out of those, here are my favorites...

read more
TASTING ROOM

Sommeliers' Top Pizza Wines for the Night Before Thanksgiving

Marta's Capricciosa Pizza

The night before Thanksgiving happens to be one of the biggest take-out pizza nights of the year, on par with New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. So, the heck with turkey; the real question is what wine goes best with pizza?

read more
TASTING ROOM

Spain's Greatest Cabernet

Torres Mas La Plana

When people think of Spain's wine, they don't think of Cabernet Sauvignon. But not too long ago, at the Torres Winerey in Penedès, I had the opportunity to do a historical tasting of Mas La Plana, arguably Spain's greatest Cabernet. 

read more
News Feed

How Not to Get Ripped Off on a Restaurant Wine List

2011 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon

File this under “mistakes you do not want to make, ever.”

read more
Tasting Room

The 7 Most Surprising Smells You Can Find in Wine

Alder Yarrow's new book, The Essence of Wine

Vinography's Alder Yarrow on the seven most curious flavors and aromas he's found in wine, from lilacs to bubble gum.

read more
advertisement
You might also like
advertisement
The Dish
Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.

Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.