Rarely (OK, maybe never) do wine glasses receive gushing compliments. Instead, they are the silent observers to a multi-course feast, cradling red and white wines in their glass bowls. It’s the paint-brush-like strokes and dabbles of sauce on a plate—in the hands of a creative chef—that rise to acclaim.
Coming off of a successful inaugural program in 2015, the Raleigh Food & Wine Festival announced May 19—22 as this year’s dates for the four-day event highlighting of some of the most unique offerings in food and beverage in North Carolina’s capital city.
The 2016 Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival presented by Mercedes Benz of Charlottesville, Virginia, will return to Charlottesville to celebrate the best of Central Virginia wines at the Jefferson Theater, various local restaurants, and nTelos Wireless Pavilion April 7 through April 9.
Palette 22, the newest venture from Alexandria Restaurant Partners (ARP) located in the heart of The Village at Shirlington at 4053 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, Virginia, unveils its new beverage program to pair with the menus of globally inspired small plates.
Formerly Grape Wine Bistro, Grape has reopened in a brand new location in north Scottsdale, Arizona. The new Grape is conveniently located just north of the Loop 101 at 23335 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite D-105 in the Sprouts plaza on the southeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Pinnacle Peak.
Partners Ryan Seelbach and Eric Lund unveiled the new beverage program of TAKODA, the 132-seat contemporary American restaurant and beer garden that opened March 11 in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.
Wines of South Africa (WOSA) USA, a not-for-profit industry organization, has been actively promoting exports of all South African wine in the U.S. After a great year of increased exports in 2015, WOSA is planning to continue this growth through their current U.
On-premise traffic during the first four weeks of 2016 was dampened by winter storm Jonas (1.3 percent year over year decrease). The four weeks through February showed modest improvement (0.8 percent decrease year over year), trending above rolling 12-week (1.
Chef Kelly Macdonald serves gourmet food on the go. He serves it on the Napa Valley Wine Train, which travels through the emerald acres of vineyards and wineries of Northern California.This is fine dining done right, but it means putting out 300 dishes in three hours from a kitchen 83 feet long by 8 feet wide.
Amador Four Fires is celebrating Amador County’s intertwining roots of wine and food with a lineup of outstanding chefs. Marrying open-fire cuisine with the culinary influences from the Plymouth, California, region’s Gold Rush heritage, dishes are crafted to perfectly complement the more than 200 featured wines from 37 wineries at the May 7 event.
Pebble Beach Food & Wine returns March 31 to April 1, to the iconic strip of the California coastline and Pebble Beach Resorts for the ninth year. Continuing its role as a premier food and wine event, guests can expect a strong lineup of more than 100 renowned chefs and 250 distinguished winemakers at this four-day celebration.
Fresh off a series of flights to Dubrovnik, and plunked down along Croatia’s glittering shoreline, I’m bleary-eyed but starving and thirsty. When the option to eat and drink in the lobby bar at Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel is presented, I don’t assume the wine list will be curated with gems hand-picked by a sommelier.
Offering a total sensory immersion into four distinct wine growing regions, the second annual Amador Four Fires festival, slated for May 7 in Plymouth, California, is a unique event. Attendees are encouraged to devise a game plan designed to fully embrace this experience, which showcases Amador’s rich wine and culinary offerings.