Wine

Four Marcus Restaurant Properties Awarded Wine Spectator Recognition

Marcus Restaurant Group announced that four of its premier properties—Mason Street Grill and Milwaukee ChopHouse in Milwaukee; Capitol ChopHouse in Madison, Wisconsin; and Grey Rock at the Heidel House Resort & Spa in Green Lake, Wisconsin—have earned a 2017 Wine Spectator award to recognize their respective wine programs.

Why Your Restaurant Needs a Guest Sommelier

While sommeliers might know wines of the world, too often a restaurant or wine bar is forced to narrow its focus to a few regions. Now there’s a new approach that lets restaurants diversify their focus by recruiting guest sommeliers for pop-up events.

The World's Best Wine Restaurants are Unveiled

Wine Spectator released its latest edition of Restaurant Award winners, a heralded and extensive list that sets the standard for beverage programs across the globe. This year’s list honored 3,592 restaurants from more than 75 countries broken into three categories: Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence, and Grand Award.

Wine Spritzers are Summer's Perfect Solution

On a hot and humid day, a glass of wine—particularly red wine—can be a hard sell. Customers want to refresh their palates with a chilled, crisp drink. But for those who have trouble choosing between a cocktail or a glass of wine, a wine spritzer is the perfect solution.

Citra Vini Brings Essence of Abruzzo to U.S. Market with Niro Wines

Citra Vini, an association of unified wineries in Abruzzo established in 1973, is proud to announce the launch of Niro, a new line of premium wines. The launch serves to introduce two new wines to the US market, Niro Montepulciano d’Abruzzo and Niro Pecorino d’Abruzzo.

South African Chenin Blanc Celebrated for #DrinkChenin 2017

Wines of South Africa, the industry association which promotes the exports of South African wine, announced participation in the 3rd annual #DrinkChenin Day on June 17. Started by Kate and Thomas Monroe, founders of the Southeast Wine Collective in Portland, OR, #DrinkChenin was created to celebrate the diversity of styles and expressions of Chenin Blanc from around the world.

BYOB Restaurants Uncork Profit with Wine

When Kody Harris started making plans to open her casual Greek eatery in Phoenix, Arizona, it was a reflection of her grandparents’ Greek heritage and her love for the country’s cuisine, but the cost of the liquor license was a pivotal turning point in her future eatery’s narrative.