Decades of high tariffs kept the country’s wine producers from exporting abroad. But at long last, Swiss bottles are popping up on menus and merchants’ shelves.
Blind tastings, in which wine aficionados challenge each other to identify a bottle without seeing the label, are part parlor game and part blood sport. But according to writer Anthony Giglio, they’re mostly a useless display of ego.
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As the Jolie-Pitt divorce focuses on custody of their kids, the rosé-drinking public holds its breath to learn the fate of Brad and Angelina's seventh offspring: baby Miraval Rosé, which the couple produced in 2012.
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The Wine Wise Guy weighs in on whether the Rolls Royce of corkscrews is worth the splurge.
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Sipping what felt like an 80-degree Cabernet at Soho Steak last summer, I had an epiphany when a French couple nearby ordered a sweat-dripping bottle of Brouilly. I asked the waiter why that red wine wasn’t listed as “chilled.” “The French know better,” he said, shrugging.
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Hey, Burgundy fans: What’s the best Beaujolais you’ve had lately? If I’ve lost you entirely, it’s because I’m doing it on purpose to prove several points that I’ll clear up now, starting with this: Beaujolais is the best Burgundy you will ever pay so little for, and it’s exactly what you should be sipping this spring and summer.