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Gascon Vignettes (News & Features)

I’d never really considered Armagnac as a mixer before; back when I was tending bar in Texas, we’d thought of it as an after-dinner drink for older guests. Sensing my intrigue, the bartender starts mixing more cocktails for me to taste, pulling bottles from the diverse selection...Read Full Story

Wonder Women in Wine Seeks to Change Business As Usual (News & Features)

A new conference, Wonder Women in Wine, launching in Austin in March, seeks to address issues of gender equality in the wine industry. {image_1}Or, consider the fact that when a female wine director approaches a table and asks if she can help with the wine list, the response...Read Full Story

Deep Dives (Book Review)

Mapping Barolo Alessandro Masnaghetti has revolutionized the study of Piedmont’s most famous wines with his extraordinarily detailed books, mapping the crus, or MGAs (Menzioni Geografiche Aggiuntive), of Barolo and Barbaresco. Now, with Barolo MGA, Volume II, he’s delved even deeper into Barolo, tracing...Read Full Story

Ontario’s Whisky Boom (News & Features)

Now that Ontario has cemented a place in the world of fine wines, the region’s distillers are working on restoring the name of Canadian whisky. Rachel DelRocco Terrazas suggests a tasting tour from Toronto to Niagara.The Canadians have been making whisky since the 1800s, after...Read Full Story

Sauvignon Blanc from Chile’s Cold Coast (News & Features)

Rachel DelRocco Terrazas makes peace with sauvignon’s grassy flavors through the distinctive character of Chile’s far-coast versions.I’m an avid drinker of agave spirits and have spent a fair share of time in Mexico. So when I put my nose in these glasses of sauvignon blanc,...Read Full Story

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