Wines

Champagne is a festive drink, but that does not mean that bubbly is only appropriate for holidays that occur during winter months...
An imperial chicken cup, the supreme French roadster, Buffalo Bill’s last roundup, and more.
The annual Auction Napa Valley in Northern California’s famed wine country—taking place this year from June 5 through 7—has become one of the area’s most highly anticipated events and perhaps the...
The Napa Valley Vintners, a nonprofit trade association, and Bottlenotes, the leading interactive media company in the U.S. for the wine and craft beer industries, have partnered for Taste Around Town
A good cellar can often make the difference between enjoying a great wine and pouring a bottle down the sink. Halstock , the leading English cabinet makers, are specialists in creating bespoke...
Reuling Vineyard, a Sonoma Coast-based producer of ultra-premium wines, announced today the first release of its highly anticipated Reuling Vineyard Chardonnay (SRP $70).
On April 26, 2014, Antonio Galloni's VinousMedia.com will host the first ever Tuscany in the City event at Del Posto in Manhattan. Fifteen of Tuscany's most historic and celebrated wine producers...
From the legendary Château de Beaucastel to the partnership with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at Miraval, Famille Perrin has experienced more than a century of success. Voted Personality of the Year...
Jim Young—a co-owner and the vineyard manager of the Robert Young Estate Winery , whose father, the late Robert Young, planted the first Cabernet Sauvignon vines in Northern California’s Alexander...
The Ateliers of Champagne Henri Giraud are pleased to announce the birth of an exceptional rosé Champagne cuvée: Fût de Chêne MV ROSÉ. Its name evokes the cuvée MultiVintage Henri Giraud whose...
Although Jim Beam popularized the term small-batch whiskey in the 1990s, the practice of distilling limited editions of the spirit has actually been going on in United States for more than two...
For Robert Young, whose family has farmed the same acreage in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley for five generations, one of the highlights of agricultural life was apparently lighting his burn pile—a...
After 13 years of collecting wine, Yuri Vanetik has focused his sights on what almost all seasoned wine collectors eventually come to prefer: first-growth Bordeaux and Burgundies. “Once your palate...
Like its sweeping 18th-century-style château, which is inspired by Château de la Marquetterie in the Champagne region of France, Domaine Carneros seeks to integrate the terroir of the lower Napa...
The Yeatman hotel in Oporto, Portugal, is cracking open its 25,000-bottle wine cellar for two days—Saturday and Sunday, November 30 and December 1—for guests to taste more than 100 of the country’s...
The eponymous owner of Cliff Lede Vineyards in the Stags Leap District of the Napa Valley has an obvious passion for all things cultural. This enthusiasm manifests itself in every aspect of the...
The Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek—known for his sustainable furniture made from reclaimed wood, iron, and steel—has designed a limited-edition box for Ruinart’s Blanc de Blancs. Each signed and...
Wally’s Auction House will hold its inaugural New York auction, with more than $3 million worth of fine and rare wines, on November 13 at an exclusive dinner at the Whitney Museum of American Art...
Louis Roederer has wrapped its Cristal 2002 jeroboam in 23 feet of hand-carved 24-karat-gold latticework ($25,000). Designed by the Paris-based artist Philippe Di Méo, this is the first limited-...
More than one media mogul has been cautioned to slow down and take a break from the industry. But when Steve McPherson’s wife, Jennifer, gave the then-president of ABC Entertainment this advice, she...
The Flatiron Room , which has one of the most comprehensive whiskey selections in Manhattan, is paring down its 750-bottle list to feature six of its most important, celebrated vintages in a 14-...
A collection of 270 Champagnes dating from 1914 to 2004 will make their debut on November 13, when Sotheby’s London auctions off Moët & Chandon’s Grand Vintage Collection. The bottles were...
The old rule among oenophiles was that once you opened a decent bottle of wine or vintage port, you had to finish it within 24 hours before oxidation irreparably altered the taste and bouquet. That...
The family that owns David Family Wines is not named David. This boutique producer of Pinot Noir based in Santa Rosa, Calif., was founded in 2006 by Michelle Reeves, an entrepreneur from Australia...
A good year is worth its weight in wine, according to the Napa Valley winery Domaine Carneros , which has announced that for $20,000, it will stock the cellars of Champagne lovers for the next year...
On September 25, Daniel Boulud and the sommeliers from each of his New York restaurants will share their favorite wines with 40 guests. Now in its third year, the Detour de France event (from $350...
If you’ve always wanted to taste and evaluate wines with some of the world’s top sommeliers, or to savor perfectly prepared food and wine pairings by some of the greatest master chefs, the Bellagio...
Every year on May 1, a line forms outside the cellar door of Penfolds Winery in the South Australia town of Magill for the launch of Penfolds Grange, Australia’s more-than-stellar answer to the best...
"Time, motion, and wine," the Roman poet Ovid wrote, "cause sleep." One modern admirer of the author of Metamorphoses, however, might argue the opposite—that wine, at least, or the making of it,...
One of the most respected Cabernet Sauvignon producers in Napa Valley, Araujo Estate Wines , was acquired last week by the French billionaire François Pinault, who also controls Château Latour in...

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