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Canadians are having a passionate love affair with Prosecco, and so is the rest of the world. In fact, more than 20 percent of this trendy sparkling wine from Veneto and Friuli is consumed in Great Britain alone. The Germans and the Americans are also going matto for it.
08.09.2016
 
Every bar sports marginal bottles that elude even the most seasoned drink-makers. In "Bringing It Back Bar," we shine a light on overlooked bottles and devise recipes to take them from back bar to front shelf. Up now: funky Swedish punsch.
08.09.2016
 
The new law reverses previous legislation that allowed labels to say 'made in California' even if the bulk of the product originated elsewhere.
08.09.2016
 
Like wine? Want to better understand the winemaking process? Most winemakers will tell you that great wines start in the vineyard. So here’s your opportunity to learn more about how wine grapes are cultivated. In our Viticulture 101 series, we will explain the basics of the different growth stages, just as many of Oregon’s vineyards are experiencing them. Follow along as we walk you through the 2016 growing season.
08.09.2016
 
Ask Danny Kahn how technology is changing brewing, and he’ll take you back 7,000 years to its origins in Mesopotamia. “That’s one of the coolest things about brewing,” says Kahn, technical director for the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in Chico, Calif. “There’s such a rich history.”
08.09.2016
 
Are organic wines better than conventional ones? An interesting study from researchers at the University of California Los Angeles suggests that they might well be. However, the difference in point scores between eco-certified wines and conventional wines is actually much smaller than press reports on this study have stated, because they haven’t read the paper carefully.
08.08.2016
 
The looming presence of an active volcano is a simple fact of life in the Etna wine region, like the lapping of the ocean in a beach town. Ordinarily, the 11,000-foot mountain is tranquil, snow-capped and gorgeous, even if it does regularly emit plumes of smoke.
08.08.2016
 
Every aspect of InchDairnie's distillery set up has been designed to maximise flavour, which centres around a theme of seasonality. Both winter and spring Fife barley varieties are used alongside four bespoke yeast strains that change with the seasons. Once matured, all four seasons from a particular year will be vatted together, giving a true taste of single vintage.
08.08.2016
 
I saw my first iceberg within hours of arriving in Newfoundland. This isn’t the way these things usually go: When you’re doing a story that relies on spotting anything that could potentially not be there, you can usually count on an increasingly sweaty-palmed shitshow as the days tick past and your whales/northern lights/lesser spotted woodpecker fail to appear.
08.08.2016
 
Anyone can make a good burger, inside on the stovetop or outside on the grill. Making a great one, though, requires a little planning. We’ve assembled all the information and instruction you need.
08.08.2016
 
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