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Sun Chase Vineyard, Petaluma Gap, Sonoma Coast

2016 Food and Wine Travel, In Pictures

In 2016 my food and wine travels took me to Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, and the U.S. to meet producers, walk their vineyards, and taste what their land yields.

Pairing Sparkling Wine With Cheese

Pairing Sparkling Wine With Cheese

A primer on pairing cheese with sparkling wines, with tasting notes on ten great bubblies and a cheese that makes a perfect match.

Opening the Trentingrana

Opening the Trentingrana

September landed me in Trento, Italy, a guest of renowned sparkling wine producer, Ferrari. Their wines are magnificent (on which more later), but the trip…

Best Thanksgiving Wines

Best Thanksgiving Wines

No single wine pairs perfectly with Thanksgiving dinner. Here’s a range of wine styles beautifully suited to the meal, which echoes the theme of abundance.