For the past 15 years, Zuni Café chef Judy Rodgers has been relying on ingredients such as raw kumomoto oysters, sand dabs, and free-range organic chickens to prepare meals that can raise your con
Sixty feet below the grinding clatter of modern Paris’ streets—deep within the warrenlike recesses of an old quarry from which the blocks of the Arc de Triomphe were taken—lies a remarkable wine c
The second most widely incorporated Bordeaux grape, Merlot, suffered unjustly in the 1980s at the hands of indifferent winemakers, whose mass-market goal was to produce a kinder, gentler alternati
The increasing fascination among U.S. winemakers with Bordeaux-style blends has yielded some admirable releases, yet none has managed to dislodge Joseph Phelps from its preeminence in this arena.
Paso Robles, which lies inland from San Simeon along California’s Central Coast, is without doubt one of the exciting wine regions in the United States, thanks largely to the creative and entrepre
The origins of California’s most characteristic wine were unknown until recently, when researchers traced the Zinfandel grape to vineyards of Croatia.
Admirers of Pinot Noir find few similarities between the red wines of Burgundy and the Pinots of California, whose unrestrained Mediterranean-like weather gives the fruit an intense ripeness that
James Roundell gained more than expertise in Impressionist and modern paintings during his 22 years at the London office of Christie’s.
A few years ago, Peter Galassi, head of the photography department at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, decided to deaccession a number of photographs by French photographer Eugène Atget.
While collectors clamor for the 2000 Bordeaux vintage, and critics dull their pencil leads with praise for Australia, Spain has quietly emerged as the world’s most exciting wine-producing country.