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Italian Lunch in a Sonoma Vineyard with Jamey Whetstone and Michael Chiarello
As a brilliant alternative to the usual tasting room, rising star Jamey Whetstone pours samplings of his eponymous wines at a vineyard picnic cohosted by superchef Michael Chiarello.
Lazio's Other Great Wines The Frascati region, in the Castelli Romani hills outside Rome, produces Lazio's most well-known wines. But other regions in Lazio also deserve attention, as these bottlings prove.
F&W American Wine Awards 2010 The winners of F&W's 13th annual American Wine Awards, chosen from a field of nominees at blind tastings in the F&W offices, celebrate the diversity of America's West Coast vineyards, the strong 2007 vintage in California and 2008 in Oregon, and the powerhouse that is Sonoma Countywhich produces exceptional Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel.
Favorite All-Purpose Wine: Rosé "Rosé captures the new vintage's youthfulness," says Steven W. Alexander of Chicago's Spiaggia, who has provided all-rosé pairings for one of the restaurant's tasting menus.
Washington Wine Tasting Rooms The newest place to try Walla Walla wines isn't Walla Walla; it's the satellite tasting rooms in Woodinville.
Chef Recipes Made Easy: Simple Wine-Friendly Recipes Seattle's Jason Franey works with some of America's most obsessed sommeliersand it shows.
Eat and Drink Like a Roman Filled with gorgeous villas and weekending Romans, Lazio is one of Italy's most promising wine regions. F&W's Ray Isle discovers complex Frascati and killer pasta.
Oregon Wine Country Restaurants Everything's local (sometimes aggressively so) at the best new restaurants.
Purple Reign: The Art of Wine Artists, designers and style arbiters have discovered that wine hues and names can be intoxicating. Here's the prooffrom a sprawling museum canvas to the Bakelite handle on a steel coffee press.
Michael Chiarello's and Jamey Whetsone's Insider Napa Guide Here, Jamey Whetstone's and Michael Chiarello's favorite spots to hang out in Napaboth on and off the job.
Where to Eat and Drink in Barbados Writer Jonathan Miles eats his way across the Caribbean, on and off the Celebrity Equinox cruise ship.
Following Tyler Florence: Restaurants, Wines, Cookbooks, Stores Tyler Florence has an enormous number of new projects, including three restaurantsWayfare Tavern in San Francisco, Rotisserie & Wine in downtown Napa and a gastropub called El Paseo in Mill Valley, California.
Michael Chiarello's Cooking Demos and Q&A Chef Michael Chiarello demonstrates how to make dishes for a vineyard picnic, plus offers key wine pairing tips.
Where to Eat and Drink in St. Lucia Writer Jonathan Miles eats his way across the Caribbean, on and off the Celebrity Equinox cruise ship.
Tyler Florence's Recipe-Contest Winners The TV chef is opening restaurants, making wine, launching kitchenware storesand updating fans on Twitter. Here, the winners of his exclusive F&W Twitter recipe contest.
Joe Bastianich's Eataly Wine Picks Joe Bastianich picks his go-to wines (plus a beer) from Eataly's lists.
Joe Bastianich's Wine Class Star winemaker Joe Bastianich offers tips on picking and pairing wines from Italy's top regions.
Mario Batali's Favorite Italian Restaurants in the U.S. Food & Wine asks Mario Batali: What are your favorite Italian restaurants in the US?
Seamus Mullen: A Chef's Healthiest Tapas After discovering he had rheumatoid arthritis, chef Seamus Mullen experimented with "hero foods"kale, anchovies, extra-virgin olive oil and moreand created incredibly tasty tapas.
Best New Global Wine Pairings Inspired by some of the world's most important wine regions, five impressively wine-savvy US chefs create 10 exceptional pairings.
Trendspotting: Italian-American People and Food F&W explores the growing fascination with Italian-American food and the people behind itfrom comedians who grew up on marinara to ambitious chefs who worship Mamma Leone and Thomas Keller in equal measure.
Sommeliers' Nightcaps After work, sommeliers reach for anything but red wine. Here, the pros' picks.
Mario Batali's Passport to Eataly Manhattan's sprawling new EatalyMario Batali and Joe Bastianich's most ambitious project yetis both a spectacular place to buy Italian ingredients and the ultimate food court for foodies.
Where to Go Next: Wine-Pro Hangouts After serving wine all evening, sommeliers love to get together at these new destinations. Passionate amateurs invited.
A Mad Crush Wine Party At a stylish crush party, two ingenious entertaining experts and their friends mash, squish and (yes) crush ingredients.
Most Wine-Friendly Foods What goes with any wine? The dishes the pros recommend tend to offer some combination of salty, crunchy and rich.
What Sommeliers Know Best F&W's Megan Krigbaum grilled 25 top sommeliers about everything from their favorite winemaking iconoclasts to the drink they reach for at the end of a 12-hour shift. Here, they share their wisdom.