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Royal Tokaji: 2017 Latest Releases

Royal Tokaji: 2017 Latest Releases

BY NEAL MARTIN | SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 Tokaji is one of Hungary’s greatest gifts to the world. Such is its importance to Hungarians that it’s even mentioned in “Himnusz,” their national anthem, which has lyrics translating as: “Let nectar’s silver rain ripen the grapes of Tokaji soon.” (That’s like “God Save the Queen” namechecking a pint of ale. Or maybe it does in one of the later verses that nobody remembers?) I was recently sent the latest release, the 2017 vintage, from the Royal Tokaji Company, and I arranged a Zoom tasting with winery director Zoltán Kovács, who joined the company in...
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Crispy Hen-of-the-Woods Mushrooms with Marinara and Parmigiano-Reggiano

Crispy Hen-of-the-Woods Mushrooms with Marinara and Parmigiano-Reggiano

Feathery and dramatic, hen-of-the-woods mushrooms (also known as maitake) become delightfully crispy when fried. You know they are nearly ready when the sizzling oil starts to subside. Here, prepared marinara and freshly-grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese give these crispy mushrooms Italian-American flair. ... Suggested Pairing Earthy, berry-forward Chianti: Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Read the full article here
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With Perfect Temps and Ideal Yields, A Spanish Vintage for the Ages

With Perfect Temps and Ideal Yields, A Spanish Vintage for the Ages

BY MICHAEL SCHACHNER Spain’s 2016 vintage will go down as one of its all-time greats. It’s certainly one of the best harvests of this generation and a benchmark year against which future stellar vintages will be measured.   From coast to coast and at all points in between, favorable conditions from spring through fall allowed Spain’s winemakers to produce splendidly balanced and expressive wines.   Best of all, the high quality is apparent in white, red and sparkling wines, and it isn’t limited to the country’s most rare and expensive collectibles. It’s a year in which the majority of the country’s wines, regardless of price or pedigree, are at their finest.   “[It] was an outstanding vintage throughout Spain,” says Miguel Torres Maczassek, director general of Familia...
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20 Best Wines to Buy in Portland

20 Best Wines to Buy in Portland

We’ve got the best bottles under $25 and the top splurges, as recommended by our favorite local wine bars and bottle shops. By Fiona McCann August 31, 2021 Published in the September 2021 issue of Portland Monthly WE ASKED EIGHT EXPERTS AT SOME OF OUR FAVORITE WINE BARS AND BOTTLE SHOPS FOR A PICK UNDER $25 AND A SPECIAL-OCCASION SPLURGE. RAISE YOUR GLASSES TO BENJAMIN BRYANT OF BAR NORMAN, SAMI GASTON OF BAR DIANE, TREVOR GORHAM OF VINO VERITAS, TELINA ROHRER OF MOM AND POP WINE SHOP, MALLORY SMITH OF 1856, WEI-EN TAN OF STEM WINE BAR, NEIL THOMPSON OF PARK AVENUE FINE WINES, AND JEFF VEJR...
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Château Clarke – 40 Years Of Bordeaux Excellence From The Rothschild Family

Château Clarke – 40 Years Of Bordeaux Excellence From The Rothschild Family

Tom Hyland Contributor Food & Drink I write about wine (and sometimes food) from around the world. Vineyards at Château Clarke PHOTO COURTESY OF CHÂTEAU CLARKE The Rothschild family of Bordeaux owns some of the most iconic châteaux in the region, including Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Mouton Rothschild, both located in the commune of Pauillac in the Haut-Médoc district (note: they are owned by different sides of the Rothschild family). These estates are two of the five Grand Cru Classe châteaux in this area, and the wines are among the most sought after of any red wines in the...
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Château Clarke – 40 Years Of Bordeaux Excellence From The Rothschild Family

Château Clarke – 40 Years Of Bordeaux Excellence From The Rothschild Family

Tom Hyland Contributor Spirits I write about wine (and sometimes food) from around the world. Vineyards at Château Clarke PHOTO COURTESY OF CHÂTEAU CLARKE The Rothschild family of Bordeaux owns some of the most iconic châteaux in the region, including Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Mouton Rothschild, both located in the commune of Pauillac in the Haut-Médoc district (note: they are owned by different sides of the Rothschild family). These estates are two of the five Grand Cru Classe châteaux in this area, and the wines are among the most sought after of any red wines in the world. But...
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Rach’s Picks: 6 (Italian) Things Rach Is Loving Right Now

Rach’s Picks: 6 (Italian) Things Rach Is Loving Right Now

Rachael-approved favorites from around the boot. By Rachael Ray August 25, 2021 ... 4. Italian Red Wine! I may have said once or twice that I love a full-bodied Italian red. Vietti makes the most delicious Barbera d'Alba. Altesino is my go-to Rosso di Montalcino. Biondi-Santi's is amazing, too. Really, I'll drink any wine made in Montalcino. Read the full article here
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The 17 Most Important California Vineyards All Wine Lovers Need to Know

The 17 Most Important California Vineyards All Wine Lovers Need to Know

A great trick for buying the best bottles of California wine? Memorizing the names of top vineyards so you can spot them on labels. By Jonathan Cristaldi  August 24, 2021 Prepare yourself. You're about to learn a new life hack in the realm of wine selection. No longer will you stare blankly in the grocery store wine aisle wondering which wines are the ones you want to take home; no longer will the wine labels stare back at you and laugh with disdain at your ignorance; no longer will you bring home a dud and lose the respect of your family and friends. If...
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Sicilian Wine: What to Know and 6 Bottles to Try

Sicilian Wine: What to Know and 6 Bottles to Try

Get to know these saline-tinged, terroir-driven wines. Written by Vicki Denig Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. ... Feudo Montoni Grillo della Timpa Buy on Wine.com Feudo Montoni’s Sicilian roots can be traced back to 1469, and although the family has always been dedicated to honest agricultural farming, its winemaking story is still rather youthful. Now spearheaded by third-generation winemaker Fabio Sireci, this certified-organic estate focuses exclusively on native Sicilian varieties. “Timpa,” which means “strong slope” in...
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12 Diverse California Values for $25 or Less

12 Diverse California Values for $25 or Less

New reviews of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and more from Sonoma, Mendocino and beyond, up to 91 points By Aaron Romano Aug 23, 2021 When it comes to wine, it can be challenging to find a reliable favorite, especially one that doubles as a crowd-pleaser. But the Golden State wines in this week's selection offer many impressive options, and show that you don’t have to break the bank when choosing go-to sips. ... ROUTESTOCK Chardonnay Carneros 2020 Score: 89 | $18 WS review: Crisp, with accents of lemon zest to the fresh-cut apple and green pear flavors. Shows lemongrass and scallion accents on...
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