The first step to wine appreciation is opening the bottle. Jeff Creamer, former wine director at the now-defunct San Francisco restaurant Two, coaxes a cork from a bottle in a few easily replicable steps.
Hidden Valley is giving a $35,000 bottle of ranch to the Royal Couple. The bottle is made of 18-carat white gold, diamond and sapphire-encrusted glass. Don’t worry. You can win an identical copy of the luxurious bottle.