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wine + spirits + beer

The King (of Pouilly-Fumé) is Dead

Didier Dagueneau will be remembered for both his daredevil spirit and his contributions to winemaking.
wine + spirits + beer

Drinking Smart and Cheap

If you’ve got the guts to trust your taste buds, you don’t have to spend a Jackson to find a wine you’ll enjoy.
wine + spirits + beer

The Mouthfeel Wheel

What we talk about when we talk about texture (in wine)—marshmallows, apparently.
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My Peach, Your Apricot

A major aroma compound in wine has been pinpointed, but describing a wine’s flavors is still a highly personal task.
chefs + restaurants

First Taste: Terroir Wine Bar

The Riesling Asylum might be a more apt name for this sliver of a wine bar in New York’s East Village—only the inmates are the ones running the place.
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What’s in a Wine?

A winery introduces ingredient labels.
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The Botani of Desire

Jorge Ordoñez's and Alois Kracher's wines could put Málaga back on the modern wine map. The 2006 Botani is floral and herbal but bone dry.
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