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A Perfect Match: Panna Cotta with Sparkling Rosé Chef Angela Tamura of Pèppoli in Pebble Beach, Calif. shares a recipe for creamy buttermilk basil panna cotta topped with tangy raspberry and balsamic vinegar sorbet—a dish that perfectly encapsulates summertime outdoors. Wine Spectator’s Hilary Sims explains why a sparkling rosé complements the varied flavors. May 10,
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The comedians who get some of the movie’s biggest laughs talk favorite Napa memories, comedy versus “regular acting,” and the falling-off-a-piano scene When Rachel Dratch met up with some friends in California wine country for a weekend to celebrate her 50th birthday, she didn’t expect it would become a movie—with her in a starring role.
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The Dirt Candy chef’s risotto-like, stone-ground grits make a pleasing brunch or dinner pairing with a lively white wine. Plus, get 10 Wine Spectator recommended white wine picks Chef Amanda Cohen’s unique graphic-novel cookbook Dirt Candy, named for her influential vegetarian restaurant on New York’s Lower East Side, features an illustration of the chef at
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Photo by: Acre Acre pays homage to traditional Southern cooking on its contemporary menu. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner Acre is all about traditional Alabama cuisine with a fresh perspective. Chef David Bancroft sources ingredients from local farmers and purveyors for his regularly changing creative American menu. The restaurant sits on the outskirts of
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Like most places with a history of converging cultures, Canada boasts a vibrant culinary landscape. Today’s Canadian restaurants honor those foundational influences (primarily English and French) and utilize the local bounty to create distinct, dynamic cuisine. Many destinations also celebrate the country’s renowned wine regions, like these 11 Wine Spectator Restaurant Award winners. From Old
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Jonathan Bennett played the movie’s high-school heartthrob 15 years ago, and Scot Bilbro is a vintner up-and-comer. Plus, winecrime theft and fraud in planes and automobiles Mean Girls, the seminal 2004 high-school comedy, was many things, including, it turns out, an incubator for future wine and dining talent. “Grown-up” stars Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and
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Photo by: Benjamin Duvignac Edouard Moueix believes 2018 futures will sell if wineries keep prices level with the 2016s. The starting gun for the 2018 Bordeaux futures campaign officially sounded last week with the release of Château Angélus, one of St.-Emilion’s most recognizable names. With the VinExpo convention in Bordeaux arriving earlier this year, and
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Vintners used numerous methods to protect the emerging buds and shoots as temperatures dropped below freezing Photo by: Courtesy Vincent Dancer Smudge pots blaze in vineyards across Burgundy’s Côte d’Or, as vintners battle frost. The aerial photos look pretty, but there was nothing pleasurable for Burgundy vintners during the long nights of April 4 and
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Megastar singer Alecia Moore makes wine in Santa Barbara, but her old-school inspirations are the Loire and Bordeaux In today’s wine world, some winemakers are considered rock stars by their fans. But only a few winemakers really are rock stars. Better known as P!nk, Alecia Moore is one of the music industry’s most recognized faces.
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Four collectors across the country share the stories behind their bespoke wine rooms Note: This article originally appeared in the July 31, 2017, issue of Wine Spectator. It starts small. A couple of bottles stowed in a kitchen rack; a case for your birthday; maybe a splurge on an auction trophy. You taste with friends,
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Photo by: Michael Feher Argentina’s Best of Award of Excellence–winning Restaurant at Cavas Wine Lodge celebrates the surrounding Mendoza wine region. The sun-soaked city of Mendoza produces some of Argentina’s most celebrated wines. There you’ll find Cavas Wine Lodge, a Relais & Châteaux property that’s tailor-made for adventurous enophiles who also crave luxury. The property
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