Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants is known for its award-winning wines and home of the largest wine club in America. Today, they announced their latest collaboration with Buena Vista, California’s oldest winery and one of the first new world wineries in the country.
Yesterday’s Napa Valley was all about stuffiness and formalities. Tasting rooms carried a certain air of entitlement, which extended to the cost for a Cabernet Sauvignon from the valley’s 16 storied AVAs, such as Stags Leap District and Rutherford, commanding nearly $350 on a restaurant’s wine list for some producers.
For the first time, the nationally renowned Uncorked Wine Festival will be in Washington, D.C. on September 24 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the DC Armory, featuring more than 75 wineries with 200 grape varieties, gourmet food trucks, champagne bar, international wine market, artisanal food vendors, video disc jockey, and a photo booth.
Parrish Family Vineyard announced the 2016 vintage will be the first year PFV is crafting wine made only from estate-grown grapes.Culling grapes from its three terroir-diverse vineyards in the Creston, El Pomar and Adelaida sub-AVAs, PFV is officially one of Paso Robles’ few true estate wineries.
Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group announced the recent promotion of Jessica Norris to director of wine education for all three brands: Del Frisco’s Grille, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, and Sullivan’s Steakhouse.
Americans might have grown up on red-sauce joints, but the broad flavors of Chicken Parmesan and spaghetti with meat sauce don’t convey all of the flavor nuances that Italy has offer—on the plate or in the glass.
Just as authors fawn over the Pulitzer Prize and directors aim for the Oscars, wine professionals and sommeliers covet the James Beard Awards. The category for Outstanding Wine Program celebrates the best wine programs, selected among entries from coast to coast.
When Justin Anthony opened the doors to 10 Degrees South in Atlanta in 1998, he had a lot of explaining to do about South African wines.“I’ve been fighting the fight for 18 years,” says Anthony, born and raised in South Africa.
Flagstaff House has once again been honored with the Wine Spectator Grand Award for its commitment to fine wine and its 15,000-bottle wine cellar, an award it has won every year since 1983. Flagstaff House is one of only three restaurants in the world to have earned the award for this long.
Wine Spectator awarded seven restaurants its Grand Award in 2016 for the first time, adding to the 81 winners that successful renewed the honor. The new additions are: Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, New York; Epicure in Paris; Geranium in Copenhagen, Denmark; Jean-Georges in New York; the Modern in New York; Murray Circle in Sausalito, California; and the Restaurant at Meadowood in St.
Known for its dry aged steaks hand-cut in-house and award-winning wine list, The Capital Grille announced Monday that it will debut in the Greater Cleveland area on July 5. The new 8,930-square-foot restaurant will open at Legacy Village in Lyndhurst, Ohio, joining the area's busy shopping and dining community.
Marcello Cancelli is like a kid in a candy store. With an animated voice, sparkling eyes, and expressive gestures, he shares the tale of how he recently acquired a very rare wine. In fact, it’s the first thing he announces after greeting me: “I found the ’61 Chateau Gruaud-Larose! One bottle, and I jumped on it,” he says, bursting into a smile.
When the weather’s nice, events at The Wine Studio, in Louisville, Kentucky, spill out into a 2,000-square-foot courtyard where diners can enjoy Chef Edward Lee’s Southern fare, which features luxurious French touches and surprising Korean accents.
On-Premise traffic declined 3.5 percent year-over-year during the four-week period ending May 15, continuing a string of weak periods (March 20, -4.4 percent; April 17, -4.2 percent). While traffic remained well below the 52-week trend (-2 percent), the period was an improvement relative to the latest 12 weeks (-3.
BUBBLYFEST is announced its annual BUBBLYFEST By The Sea will be held October 6—8. Tickets are now on sale online. This third-annual celebration of Champagne and sparkling wine will include a slew of new events, an exclusive winery tour, seminars, parties and, of course, the ever-popular Grand Tasting to be held at the Avila Beach Golf Resort.