A journey in the wilds becomes part search for food, part vision quest.
A no-peek tasting confirms Cape Mentelle makes a really good Cabernet - and that wine writers are experts in what we like and don't.
The Argentine wine capital is showing that it has a lot more to offer us.
You can YouTube, Tweet and Facebook 24/7. Pausing to schedule cooking classes seems so 1990s. With social media tools in his back pocket, Celebrity Cruises Corporate Chef Rufino Rengifo makes live cooking classes accessible and fun.
Watch for more Portuguese wine on the shelves in the coming year, as well as major promotional events featuring them.
For those in the trade, now is the Golden Age of Wine
260 Medoc crus bourgeois chateaux have an offer you shouldn't refuse.
Pushing retirement aside, Tim and Jackie Reuling are launching their new Sonoma Coast estate wines.
Let's not forget that relationships can - and should - often trump ratings and our social theories.
Some thoughts from there and here on the passing year.