Stills in the Hive

Getting into the Pioneer Day spirits.

No Ordinary Joe

Behold the pioneering wines of Joseph Phelps.

A Chile Summer

Experience the world-class wines of Viña Montes.

For the Birds

Eat Drink SLC returns to Tracy Aviary to benefit nonprofits
Whiskey Street, Trestle Tavern, Stoneground Kitchen, HSL, Frida Bistro, Current, Copper Onion, Bambara, Avenues Proper and Amour Spreads among them.

A Summer Classic

Park City Food & Wine Classic returns in July
Tickets to participate in the Classic are priced from $65 and up

Virtually Umbria

Tasting the Italian wines of Tuscany's little sister
The small region of Umbria is bucolic in comparison to its bigger brother, Tuscany.

Summer in a Bottle

Rosés reining in respect
I've been singing the praises of well-made rosé for at least 15 years now

Portugal: Not Just Port

Exploring Portugal's other red wines
Portuguese red wines are almost always blends of many different varietals—most of which are found only in Portugal.

Sips with Sushi

Sake, wine and other pairings for a perfect sushi meal.
The reason that beer is more commonplace with sushi than sake is simply that the Japanese drink about eight times more beer than sake.

Brews in the News

Utah beer from Upslope, a new look at Uinta and more.
They've just released a new, snazzy logo which embraces the use of a compass.

Cognac, Cinema and Cannes

The Malkovich movie we won't see, and the cognac we won't drink
I only hope Mr. Malkovich got paid in advance and isn't counting on income from the film's "points."

The Art of Ruinart

A visit to France's first Champagne house
There are a number of myths and some monkey business regarding the invention of the French sparkling wine now known as Champagne.

Dramatic Alto Adige

Italy's northernmost wine region
You might be able to find Alto Adige wines in restaurants here and there, but if you really want to get to know these wines, you'll have to special-order them.

Bourgeois Bargains

France's Cru Bourgeois offers great value from Bordeaux.
Without getting into too much technical detail, the Bordeaux Cru Bourgeois classification is sort of like being the middle child of the family.

Con Game

Discovering the decadent delights of Condrieu
Whenever I'm feeling a little flush or have managed to balance my checkbook and find that I am actually in the black, I like to treat myself to a bottle of wine that wouldn't normally fit into my drinking budget. And, upon those rare occasions, I often put my dough into a bottle of Condrieu.

Chalk, Rocks and Roederer

Getting to know the soil and sizzle of Roederer Champagne
The Champagne region is a challenging one for wine growers.

The Art of the Wine List

North Fork covers the bases with its modest wine selection, and you can, too.
In my restaurant, I'd offer an interesting domestic sparkling wine such as Roederer Estate Brut

The Case for Rosé

Food-friendly, low-alcohol Rosé is a hit in France
Many people have the mistaken notion that Rosé wines are sweet, probably due to their color...



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