Calling all highbrow wine folk! Randall Grahm, the original Rhone Ranger who named his wine after a French law prohibiting flying saucers from traveling over certain vineyards and put Ralph Steadman's art on his bottles, is coming to town. He's one of the most compelling winemakers in the country a ... More >>
The combination of chocolate and red wine often sets similar qualities against one-anotherPairing wine and food is often a puzzle, and the question of what wine goes best with chocolate seems to come up fairly often. For some, chocolate and red wine are both so delightful that any combination ... More >>
Time to load up the cartEach day this week we are featuring an ongoing wine shop sale and 10 recommendations from each. Today's feature is South Lyndale Liquors, a solid wine shop specializing in wines under $25. Its sale ends Saturday.
Nothing like a steak off the grillMost people who drink wine are not going to pop open a 2000 Chateau Montrose St.-Estephe, a 1998 Fox Creek McClaren Vale, or a 2005 Dr. Loosen Erdener Treppchen for their casual grilling event with friends. If you do pop these open, make sure I am invited. Fo ... More >>
What's the wallaby on the label of that shiraz trying to tell you? What about the syrah label featuring a generic chateau? Dear Dara answers all your peskiest wine questions.
Pairings perhaps too explosive for the general public