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Climate-Positive Pea Gin (News & Features)

The Arbikie Estate is a 2,000-acre farm in Angus, on the east coast of Scotland. Since five years ago, when siblings John, Iain and David Stirling built a distillery in an old barn on the property, their mission has been...Read Full Story

A Modern Somm Movie (News & Features)

{image_1}Uncorked, a film from Netflix, breaks new ground in the sommelier-film genre by telling the story from the eyes of a black protagonist, and with a hip-hop soundtrack. Elijah Bruener (played by Mamoudou Athie), who works at a wine shop in Memphis, Tennessee, wants to go...Read Full Story

Vin Méthode Nature (News & Features)

This is a key evolution for a growing segment of the wine industry. The use of the word naturel (natural) has been forbidden by current European legislation and has led to prosecution (the only exception being the grandfathered Vin Doux Naturel, a designation for sweet wines). As...Read Full Story

Top Value Brands for Bread (News & Features)

{image_1}What's a more satisfying project for stay-at-home time than baking bread? Paired with some spreads and a glass of wine, it’s also the basis for a restorative meal. These wines are ideal matches, whether you’re making a leisurely lunch or a cheese board for your book...Read Full Story

W&S June 2020 On Sale Today (News & Features)

This spring, I’ve been marking the changes of the season with a heightened sense of wonder, with an intensity I don’t recall since childhood. The first dawn with a phoebe singing by the pond. Raking out the daylilies and daffodils, then watching them recover from a late...Read Full Story

Top Value Brands for Beans (News & Features)

{image_1}Beans, beans, a glorious staple. They last forever—eat ’em whenever you’re able! Whether stewed with pork or blended into a silky soup, don’t skimp on the herbs and spices and you’ll end up with a hearty, comforting meal on your table. Earthy rusticity is...Read Full Story

Top Value Brands for Conservas (News & Features)

{image_1}Sometimes, the main event of dinner is stacked neatly in your pantry. Spend some time finding the right brands and these canned fish, meats and vegetables can take convenience to new heights—nothing like the casseroles of the 1950s that gave cheap canned goods a bad name. Pour...Read Full Story

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