IPOB Wine Tasting

An Unexpected Twist in CA’s Wine Culture Wars

Since 2011, In Pursuit of Balance (IPOB) represented one side of a philosophical debate over what California wine ...
Crib Sheet Canary Islands Wine

Why the Canary Islands Remain the Perfect Storm of Wine Cool

Welcome to "Crib Sheet," your monthly shortcut to what's hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon ...
Slap the Bag

The Misguided Pleasures of “Slap the Bag”

For ages the drinking game has united humans in riotous consumption. In our column "House Rules," Drew Lazor explores ...
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Peasant Grapes Stake a Claim in Barolo Land

While Barolo and Barbaresco get most of the glory in Piemonte, winemakers continue to protect the region's "lesser ...
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Is There Life for Provence Beyond Rosé?

Provence has become synonymous with rosé—both the place and wine becoming symbols of some aspirational lifestyle. ...
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A Guide to the Pioneering Wines of Provence

Provence has so much more to offer than generic pink wines. Here, the places and producers who are pushing beyond the ...
Spring Cocktail

April’s Best Reads on Drinks and Drinking

Welcome to The PUNCHbowl, a monthly installment where we share our favorite long reads on all things drinks and ...
Etna Rosso

Crib Sheet: The Many Shades of Etna Rosso

Welcome to "Crib Sheet," your monthly shortcut to what's hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon ...
Manischewitz Cocktail Recipe

Pour Some Manischewitz on It

The infamous Seder sidekick, Manischewitz—aka "Mani"—is finding a new audience amongst bartenders for its surprising ...
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My First Time: Tales of Drunken Misguidance

Everyone has a story to tell about the first time they got drunk. Whitney Adams revisits those formative "First Time" ...
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Is Oregon Wine’s True Soulmate the Loire Valley?

Oregon's narrative has long been defined by comparisons to Burgundy—but what if its true soulmate is the Loire ...
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Gendered Wine Marketing Is Still All Too Real

Even in 2016, many wine brands are still integrating a handful of tired gender stereotypes into their marketing ...
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