Some producers favor the plan; others do not. It would create a new level of vineyard classification, somewhat akin to Burgundy: you would have Premier Cru wines falling in-between "regular" Alsatian wines and the existing Alsatian Grand Cru wines.
Gail Simmons gives us her list of pantry must-haves. Ingredients you should always have around to enhance and boost the flavor of all your meals. It's the little things that keep life interesting. Read more here.
Chefs Joanne Chang and Karen Akunowicz from Myers + Chang in Boston, show us how to use lemongrass. It's the central ingredient in their Green Monster, infusing the stir-fry with unique bright, citrusy, and floral-herbal fragrance. Read more.