The Moldovian Winery That Serves the Nearly-Forgotten Food of Gagauzia
There's a quiet pseudo-state contained within Moldova’s borders: Gagauzia, an autonomous region with its own people, culture, language, and cuisine.
Is Devin Nunes’ Investment in a Winery Evidence that He Has Ties with Russia?
The Russian distributor tied to the winery sells Kremlin-branded cognac.
You Don’t Need to Speak Wine to Read These Labels
Figuratively speaking, it's as if this winery hired someone like Georgia O'Keeffe or Jackson Pollock to visually represent a wine’s acidity, texture, and tannins on its labels. In short, it is synesthesia for winos.
How a Cleaning Lady Became One of Argentina’s Only Female Grill Chefs
In Argentina, cooking asado barbecue is a guy job—women get to dally about with lettuce and wash up. But at a restaurant in Mendoza, lady griller Virginia Lázaro is changing all that.
It Takes a Lot of Cow Skulls to Make Good Wine
Summerhill Winery is known for its world-renowned wines that rely upon the biodynamic method of holistic agriculture. The techniques—which include fermenting flowers inside animal viscera—adhere to an astrological calendar.
Meet the 94-Year-Old Behind LA's Longest-Running Winery
Stefano Riboli immigrated to Los Angeles in the mid-1930s to assist his uncle in producing wine at San Antonio Winery, which still exists on the same grounds today.
Rooibos-Infused Wine Might Save You a Headache
In the mountainous vineyards of Stellenbosch, the Audacia winery is doing something, well, audacious: using local rooibos in its wines. In addition to boosting the flavor of its merlot, Audacia claims this could bring health benefits and fewer...
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These Oakland Priests Are Growing Wine in a Cemetery and It’s Actually Pretty Good
Ashes to ashes, dust to ... wine? That’s the story at Bishop’s Vineyard in Oakland, California, which is one of a handful of wineries growing atop local cemeteries.
English Sparkling Wine Is the New Champagne
As the south of England’s climate begins replicate that of Champagne (cheers, global warming), English vineyards are producing internationally acclaimed sparkling wines.
This Surfer-Winemaker Harvests Grapes and Hangs Ten
“Both surfing and winemaking connect your senses a lot so there are certain similarities,” says Jean-Charles Villard, a winemaker and surfer whose 40-hectare Chilean winery produces acclaimed Pinot Noir and Syrah.
This Airport Winery Is Powered by Jet Fuel and Big Hair
One eccentric Washington State vitner is working on democratizing wine, and he's starting with a winery located next to an airplane tarmac.
Don't Age Your Wine in the Ocean Unless You Like Notes of Crab Water
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau recently issued a warning that ocean-aged wines might very well be illegal. Wait, people are doing that?