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Long story short, all Champagne is sparkling wine, but not all sparkling wine is Champagne.
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Our favorite is the Four Graces Pinot Noir 2017.
Hand-drawn, minimal, splashy, brooding, whimsical, pagan, and Instagram-ready. Wine labels today are more varied—and important—than ever before.
You can’t travel overseas right now. But your taste buds can—and on the cheap.
Everything you need to know about pétillant naturel wines, plus five bottles we love.
10 wines that smell like a horse and taste like heaven.
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A steady flow of coffee—from cappuccinos to Dunkin' Donuts iced—and a "water buddy" help this Philadelphia-based sommelier hydrate amidst all the sherry tastings and rosé.
The word "trend" doesn't fully capture the craft beer industry's current enthusiasm for barrel aging. A process that was once niche has become not just mainstream, but ubiquitous."I don't think it's an exaggeration to say just about every brewery in America has a barrel program now," says Matt Simpson, an Atlanta-based certified beer judge, educator, and owner of the Beer Sommelier craft-brewing consultancy. "It's everywhere, and I think it's going to continue to grow."Of course, many wines and dark spirits have long been aged in wood barrels—usually oak—in order to impart the stored liquid with added flavor and complexity. Some European beer styles, namely Belgian lambics, are also traditionally barrel-fermented. So it makes sense that craft brewers—a group known for innovation and experimentation—would dabble with barrel-aging techniques. But it's tough to overstate just how quickly barrel aging has blown up.From imperial stouts to lagers, almost every beer style on Earth is now being aged in wood. And just as bourbon barrel aging has caught on among winemakers, many craft brewers are using old whiskey barrels (and rum barrels and tequila barrels and wine barrels) to add layers of nuance to their brews. They're also experimenting with different woods, aging durations, and barrel additions like fruit and spice. All of this has helped elevate the world of beer to new and exciting heights.  Your local beer store is likely bursting with excellent barrel-aged options. While we could have expanded this list to 100 with little-to-no drop in quality, the 24 that follow are all exceptional.
10 wines that smell like a horse and taste like heaven.
A steady flow of coffee—from cappuccinos to Dunkin' Donuts iced—and a "water buddy" help this Philadelphia-based sommelier hydrate amidst all the sherry tastings and rosé.
The word "trend" doesn't fully capture the craft beer industry's current enthusiasm for barrel aging. A process that was once niche has become not just mainstream, but ubiquitous."I don't think it's an exaggeration to say just about every brewery in America has a barrel program now," says Matt Simpson, an Atlanta-based certified beer judge, educator, and owner of the Beer Sommelier craft-brewing consultancy. "It's everywhere, and I think it's going to continue to grow."Of course, many wines and dark spirits have long been aged in wood barrels—usually oak—in order to impart the stored liquid with added flavor and complexity. Some European beer styles, namely Belgian lambics, are also traditionally barrel-fermented. So it makes sense that craft brewers—a group known for innovation and experimentation—would dabble with barrel-aging techniques. But it's tough to overstate just how quickly barrel aging has blown up.From imperial stouts to lagers, almost every beer style on Earth is now being aged in wood. And just as bourbon barrel aging has caught on among winemakers, many craft brewers are using old whiskey barrels (and rum barrels and tequila barrels and wine barrels) to add layers of nuance to their brews. They're also experimenting with different woods, aging durations, and barrel additions like fruit and spice. All of this has helped elevate the world of beer to new and exciting heights.  Your local beer store is likely bursting with excellent barrel-aged options. While we could have expanded this list to 100 with little-to-no drop in quality, the 24 that follow are all exceptional.
Leave the heat off for another few weeks, pull on a sweater, and let one of these brews keep you warm this fall.
If you're looking for something light and refreshing, but not overly sweet, these cans are a great bet.
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These subtle and complex brews will challenge any preconceived notions you might have about this misunderstood category.
Detroit's pizza scene is one of the most exciting in the country. 
Whether you're looking for a low-key bowl of pasta or a multi-course tasting menu, this list has you covered.
Philadelphia has no shortage of excellent "fast-casual" lunch options. If you're in the mood for a satisfying platter of vegetable- or beef-dappled hummus, head to Dizengoff. Or if you're hankering for a vegetarian sandwich, hit up HipCityVeg.Of course, there are also plenty of choices if you're in the mood for "a steak"—as locals call the city's most-famous export. Try John's, Pat's, Geno's, or Jim's, to name just a few of Philly's old-school cheesesteak stops. But if you're looking for a bit more out of your midday meal, you may have a harder time finding a worthwhile option. A quick browse of the city's top restaurants will reveal that many are only open for dinner.Have no fear. From a sublime deli to white-tablecloth restaurants serving fresh fish and oysters, each of the 10 restaurants on this list is a great choice for lunch in the City of Brotherly Love.
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When matched well, the right brew elevates and accentuates the flavors of many common seafood dishes. And that relationship is a two-way street.
It's all about the bubbles.
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Here are seven of the best milk stouts around.