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The Best Glasses for Cold Wine

THE BEST GLASSES FOR COLD WINE

There is something special about popping open a bottle of perfectly chilled white wine during a cozy evening at home. Whether you're...

The European Age of Exploration Was the Unlikely Impetus for the Birth of the Champagne Bottle

THE EUROPEAN AGE OF EXPLORATION WAS THE UNLIKELY IMPETUS FOR THE BIRTH OF THE CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE

At the start of the 16th century, spurred by the invention of the printing press and a push for overseas exploration, wood had become...

 
 
 
10 Great Black Friday Weekend Deals For Cocktail Lovers (2020)

10 GREAT BLACK FRIDAY WEEKEND DEALS FOR COCKTAIL LOVERS (2020)

It's been a weird year for cocktail lovers-though some US states quickly made to-go cocktails available, most of us have still had...

This Koozie Will Keep Your Beer Cold for Hours

THIS KOOZIE WILL KEEP YOUR BEER COLD FOR HOURS

There's nothing worse than taking a sip of our favorite beer, only to find it warm. It's a shock to the senses, and more often than...

 
 
 
10 Great Black Friday Weekend Deals For Beer Lovers (2020)

10 GREAT BLACK FRIDAY WEEKEND DEALS FOR BEER LOVERS (2020)

With travel so limited this year, it'll be hard to head to Vermont to pick up all those juicy, cult classic IPAs. But, that doesn't...

The Best Glasses for Cold Beer

THE BEST GLASSES FOR COLD BEER

There are few greater moments than taking the first sip of a refreshing cold beer. We'd argue it's one of life's most precious pleasures....

 
 
 
10 Things You Should Know About The Prisoner Wine Company

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE PRISONER WINE COMPANY

Born in Rutherford, Napa Valley, The Prisoner began as a little-known red blend, created by winemaker Dave Phinney in 2000, but the...

Next Round: James O'Brien, Owner of Brooklyn's Popina, on Pivoting to Fast-Casual During Covid-19

NEXT ROUND: JAMES O'BRIEN, OWNER OF BROOKLYN'S POPINA, ON PIVOTING TO FAST-CASUAL DURING COVID-19

Airing between regular episodes of the VinePair Podcast, “Next Round” explores the ideas and innovations that are helping drinks businesses...

 
 
 
The Nine Best Sweet Vermouths for Your Manhattan

THE NINE BEST SWEET VERMOUTHS FOR YOUR MANHATTAN

The Manhattan is easily the most famous of the cocktails named after New York's five boroughs and by far the best. A carefully balanced...

10 Great Black Friday Weekend Deals For Whiskey Lovers (2020)

10 GREAT BLACK FRIDAY WEEKEND DEALS FOR WHISKEY LOVERS (2020)

At the end of a long day, there's nothing like a glass of Lagavulin, Johnny Walker, or Blanton's to finish things off on a high note....

 
 
 
Is America Ready For a Brandy ‘Renaissance'?

IS AMERICA READY FOR A BRANDY ‘RENAISSANCE'?

While bourbon enjoys the status of America's native spirit , brandy is the nation's O.G. in terms of pure distilling history. As early...

10 Great Black Friday Weekend Deals For Wine Lovers (2020)

10 GREAT BLACK FRIDAY WEEKEND DEALS FOR WINE LOVERS (2020)

Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite wine-lover? (it's okay if you are your favorite wine lover!) Here are some of the best,...

 
 
 
Wine 101: The U.S. Regions Outside of California You Need To Know

WINE 101: THE U.S. REGIONS OUTSIDE OF CALIFORNIA YOU NEED TO KNOW

Inspired by one of VinePair's most popular site sections, the Wine 101 Podcast takes an educational, easy-to-digest look into the world...

Castello Banfi ‘Centine' Toscana 2018, Tuscany, Italy

CASTELLO BANFI ‘CENTINE' TOSCANA 2018, TUSCANY, ITALY

This easy-drinking Italian red has more than decent complexity, and is simply a delicious wine for all kinds of foods and occasions....

 
 
 
The Legend of Starka, the Next Trendy Brown Spirit You Haven't Heard Of

THE LEGEND OF STARKA, THE NEXT TRENDY BROWN SPIRIT YOU HAVEN'T HEARD OF

Italian amaro, German kräuterlikör, and Korean soju have all taken turns as trendy new spirits of the moment, jumping from relative...

What Is A Lever Corkscrew?

WHAT IS A LEVER CORKSCREW?

You've gone down to the wine cellar and picked the perfect bottle for the evening. It's finally time to pour a glass of wine for everyone. You...

 
 
 
Six of the Best Last-Minute Thanksgiving Wines for 2020

SIX OF THE BEST LAST-MINUTE THANKSGIVING WINES FOR 2020

Most of us will not be doing Thanksgiving in person this year and have some mapping out to do. Do we Zoom with Gram and Gramps at lunch,...

When It's OK to Add Ice to Your Wine, According to Experts

WHEN IT'S OK TO ADD ICE TO YOUR WINE, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS

We've probably all done it at some point in our lives. Maybe you didn't have time to properly chill a bottle before dinner. Maybe your...

 
 
 
Scientists Have Finally Discovered Why Champagne and Oysters Pair So Well

SCIENTISTS HAVE FINALLY DISCOVERED WHY CHAMPAGNE AND OYSTERS PAIR SO WELL

While some skeptics reduce flavor pairings to trend and tradition, it can be difficult to strike a balance on those terms alone. Luckily,...

Four in Ten Americans Admit to Drunk Online Holiday Shopping

FOUR IN TEN AMERICANS ADMIT TO DRUNK ONLINE HOLIDAY SHOPPING

Holiday shopping used to suck, now it rocks. Decluttr, an online resale platform, recently polled 2,000 U.S. consumers on how they...

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

Sweet on Trader Joe's: Dark Chocolate Covered Ginger

Sweet on Trader Joe's: Dark Chocolate Covered Ginger

Our Trader Joe's review this round is of TJ's Dark Chocolate Covered Ginger. It's no secret that I'm a fan of crystallized ginger - find it in these recipes: chocolate ginger... Read more ...

Meal Plan - Week 23

Meal Plan - Week 23

Wow! So much cooking last week. I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! This week's meal plan is one of my favorites. BREAKFAST: Smoothies for breakfast, of course. This... Read more ...

Dwayne Johnson's Boozy New Ice Cream Line Is Here, and My Freezer Just...

Dwayne Johnson's Boozy New Ice Cream Line Is Here, and My Freezer Just Whispered, "I'm Ready"

Here comes Dwanta Claus, here comes Dwanta Claus, right down Dwanta Claus Lane! That's right, Dwayne Johnson has teamed up with Salt & Straw yet again to deliver his second... Read more ...

The Very Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Very Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies from Erin Clarke's The Well Plated Cookbook are proclaimed as the very best, and I have to agree. Loaded with toasted pecans, chocolate... Read more ...

The Best Glasses for Cold Wine

The Best Glasses for Cold Wine

There is something special about popping open a bottle of perfectly chilled white wine during a cozy evening at home. Whether you're in the kitchen trying a new recipe or... Read more ...

10 Great Black Friday Weekend Deals For Cocktail Lovers (2020)

10 Great Black Friday Weekend Deals For Cocktail Lovers (2020)

It's been a weird year for cocktail lovers-though some US states quickly made to-go cocktails available, most of us have still had to beef up our at-home mixology game. But... Read more ...

The European Age of Exploration Was the Unlikely Impetus for the Birth of...

The European Age of Exploration Was the Unlikely Impetus for the Birth of the Champagne Bottle

At the start of the 16th century, spurred by the invention of the printing press and a push for overseas exploration, wood had become a critical part of everyday European life... Read more ...

Mostly children sick in French Salmonella outbreak

Mostly children sick in French Salmonella outbreak

Mainly children are sick in a Salmonella outbreak in France linked to a type of dried sausage. There have been 26 cases of salmonellosis, 17 of which concern children... Read more ...

This Koozie Will Keep Your Beer Cold for Hours

This Koozie Will Keep Your Beer Cold for Hours

There's nothing worse than taking a sip of our favorite beer, only to find it warm. It's a shock to the senses, and more often than not, we drain-pour the contents. While we... Read more ...

10 Great Black Friday Weekend Deals For Beer Lovers (2020)

10 Great Black Friday Weekend Deals For Beer Lovers (2020)

With travel so limited this year, it'll be hard to head to Vermont to pick up all those juicy, cult classic IPAs. But, that doesn't mean the holidays are ruined for beer... Read more ...