Wine & Spirits

Wines at Auction: White Wines to Buy Now

Although a smaller number of white wines end up for sale on the auction block, this scarcity can mean more chances for collectors to snap up...

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8 Wine Festivals Worth Traveling For

A good day means a glass of wine with dinner; a great day includes a tasting menu with wine pairings; and something really special—well, that’s...

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The List: Eating Vietnamese, Drinking German at San Francisco’s the Slanted Door

Chef Charles Phan’s Vietnamese flagship is the greatest place in the country to learn how to pair Vietnamese cuisine with wine.

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Luxe Scotch Whisky to Drink Now

These three new-to-market—but very old—single malt Scotch whiskies are now available in limited quantities.

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What to Drink Now: Getting to Know French Malbecs

You may know the varietal as Argentina’s best export, but its roots are French. Get to know the grape’s more structured, transatlantic cousins...

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The Many Varieties of Mezcal

Like grapes and wine, mezcal's flavor is intricately connected to the agave that it's created from—the type of the agave and where and how it's...

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3 Things Every Wine Lover Needs for 2015

New essentials for a better year of drinking.

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Big Bottle Collecting: The Case for Magnums

For wine lovers, the bigger the better.

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Celebratory Sparkling Wines for Toasting Special Occasions

Top sommeliers pick their favorite sparkling wines, from grower-producer Champagnes to a favorite Italian bubbly. 

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Ask An Expert: Wine Pairings

Three professionals offer wine pairing advice.