Ales Kristancic: Wine Genius of Slovenia F&W’s Ray Isle is fascinated by Slovenia’s Movia Winery and its visionary owner, Ales Kristancic. The two spend a wild 48 hours exploring Eastern Europe’s wine frontier.
Northern California Wine Country Recipes & Value Wines The recipes here are from chef Cindy Pawlcyn of Napa Valley’s Mustards Grill, Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen and Go Fish. She often researches dishes using her 2,000+ cookbooks.
Talk of Tuscany: Osteria Tornabuoni After elevating mozzarella to cult status with his Obikà cafés, Bulgari’s Silvio Ursini is taking on Tuscany with his new restaurant, Osteria Tornabuoni.
A Wine Snob’s Favorite New City Scene It’s not in New York, London or Paris: It’s in Cleveland. Lettie Teague makes wine discoveries everywhere she goes—from an Hermès boutique to a pizza party.
Southern France Wine Country Recipes and Value Wines Alain Ducasse disciple Armand Arnal of La Chassagnette, outside Arles, created the lovely, simple Provençal recipes here. They’re terrific with both rarefied and affordable French wines.
A Chef’s Relaxed Dinners As the Take Home Chef on TLC, Curtis Stone makes cooking easy and breezy. He does the same with his terrific new book. Here, a preview.
South Australia’s Wine Country Recipes & Value Wines Chef David Swain of Fino, located just outside McLaren Vale in Willunga, created the seafood recipes here. All reflect the strong Mediterranean influence on Australia’s cooking.
Wine Country Recipes from Around the World A tour of the world with incredible recipes and dozens of bottles to match.
Coastal Chile’s Wine Country Recipes & Value Wines Chef Alex Aguilera’s menu at Santiago’s Liguria wine bar offers outstanding versions of Chilean classics, including the recipes here.
Wine Auctions Today: Bid Low, Win Big Wine auctions were once mainly for the rich. But, as Mike Steinberger reports, bargain hunters are now going home with stunning bottles.
Cleveland’s Top Wine Spots Lettie Teague set out to explore Cleveland’s wine scene. Here are her five best finds.
Where to Go Next: Wine Bars Some of America’s liveliest places to drink are also some of its best new places to eat.
California Wine Style These three wine-expert entrepreneurs have created great places to shop for wine-country style.
Napa Insider Guide: Restaurants, Tastings and Spas The perfect places to eat, drink and visit in Napa without breaking the bank.
Where to Go Next: Gastropubs From a Dallas wine bar known for value Burgundies to a San Francisco beer joint with a basement brewery, America’s liveliest places to drink are also some of its best new places to eat.
From the Farm: Home, Food and Beauty Products Lavender rubs, hooved tables and more farm-fresh ideas.
Napa Cabernet Now: A State-of-the-Grape Lunch at Beringer At a roundtable cohosted by Beringer winemaker Laurie Hook, seven top Napa talents discuss the valley’s vaunted Cabernet and have a phenomenal lunch prepared by chef Gerard Craft of St. Louis’s Niche.
Where to Eat and Sleep in Florence, Italy Silvio Ursini’s black book on the best hotels and restaurants in Florence.
Food Products from Multitasking Wineries These multitasking wineries make applesauce, grow herbs and more.
Mediterranean Spain’s Wine Country Recipes & Value Wines Chef Raul Molina Fernandez creates classic regional tapas, like the tuna dish below, in Valencia, at Emiliano García’s legendary Casa Montaña (in operation since 1836).
Best Recipes from Wine Pairing Masters Credit the DIY trend: now America’s top sommeliers are making their own wines and creating fabulous recipes to match
Should Fine Dining Die? Now that chefs are busy opening burger joints and dumpling houses, the days seem numbered for fancy dining rooms. Writer Anya von Bremzen makes a case for why we need haute places more than ever.
Master Cook: Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Take on Tenderloin From slow roasting to sous vide, Jean-Georges Vongerichten shows that the secret to perfect beef tenderloin isn’t just searing it, but infusing it with flavor.
America’s Best Vegetarian Cooking For restaurateur Sandy Lawrence of Napa’s Ubuntu, extraordinary vegetarian food begins with the biodynamic garden behind her ultra-eco rammed-earth house.
Rocking the Wine World: City Winery Manhattan’s new City Winery lets amateurs make wine like pros. Plus, it’s a world-class music venue with great food. Writer Gerri Hirshey hangs out with singer Suzanne Vega and Spanish wine superstar Alvaro Palacios.