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Wine Tasting

The Best Food Experiences to Give as Wedding Gifts

Heading into wedding season, the pressure to find the perfect wedding gift for your favorite foodie couple can feel overwhelming. Sure, you could stick to buying them something on their registry. But...
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Covid loss of smell: End of the nose for wine lovers?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

A year ago, I heard a New Zealand winemaker on a zoom panel discussion mention losing his sense of taste and smell due to COVID-19 during his just completed harvest season. A close friend from a wi...

Use of a plastic film to eliminate the cork taint of a contaminated wine

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

I've done this with a corked bottled wine and believed the perceptible TCA was decreased, so it's cool to see an experiment confirm that it does work. The wine does remain somewhat scalped of fruit...

9/30 Party With The Freys & Ecofarm Celebrate 40 Years Of Certified Organic & Biodynamic™ Wines

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Place your wine order by 9/22/20 to receive your wines in time for the event! https://www.freywine.com/product/Kwaya-Virtual-Tasting-with-EcoFarm?pageID=A2E077C1-9E75-5D55-26A2-A8C1F42AC309&sortBy...

Tuscany's Wine Windows "Buchette del Vino"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . First introduced in the 1600s, their true purpose went untapped for centuries after the plague — that is, until a new one came along this year. 'Everyone is confined to home for two mont...

The many hues of wine talent - Jancis Robinson MW

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . It is probably not surprising that the great majority of these Black role models are in the United States, which is also where there is most need for social change, not just for the individ...

At Home Wine Tasting for 2

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by buckeye83 1 year ago

I want to set up an at-home wine tasting for my husband and me that will help us discover some new favorites. Would love to pair food with each wine to make it feel like more of an event. I was t...

Cheese o'Clock guided virtual tastings with Janet Fletcher & Laura Werlin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A four-part series of guided virtual tastings of cheese with selected wines led by Janet Fletcher and Laura Werlin, two of the most knowledgeable cheese educators, to celebrate American Cheese Mont...

Harrington Wines - Close out sale - Open house 12/7, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

FINAL HARRINGTON WINES OPEN HOUSE and Sale, Saturday December 7th, 1 - 4pm This is it. Our last Open House and your last shot at unreal prices on all of our wines. The full case (12 bottles) ...

Gruet Winery Tasting Room | Hotel St. Francis, Santa Fe

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

After my visit to Museum Hill and lunch at the cafe, https://www.chowhound.com/post/museum-hill-cafe-santa-fe-nm-1085918 , I made my way into the historic center of town to Hotel St. Francis. Gruet...

Snow-Line Orchard & Winery | Oak Glen - San Bernardino County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Apple season is back in the mile-high orchards of Oak Glen. I confess to being completely unaware of this growing area until a friend clued me in last year. On November 1 on my way to Palm Springs,...

Edible Monterey Bay summer issue release party, 6/24, FREE

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Sampling of TusCA Restaurant appetizers and Morgan Winery is free at the Edible Monterey Bay release party on Monday, June 24. RSVP required.

Westchester Mag's Wine & Food Fest, June 4-9...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

This annual event is always loaded with culinary events spread over several days and locations. Looking forward. Have you attended in the past? www.westchestermagazine.com/winefood

Sharing Wine

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by 1Terri 2 years ago

If I bring a good bottle of desert wine to a neighbors house, is it proper to take the leftovers home?

Wine tasting for 5 friends

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by conniemcd 3 years ago

I have a wine collection of Martha Stewart selected wines. I'm inviting 4 yoga friends for a casual fun wine tasting. I doubt any of us know much about this and the food that goes with although I ...

La Subida in Cormons, Radikon wine tasting (Friuli)

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by shliz 3 years ago

CH seems very enthusiastic about La Subida - do folks recommend the trattoria or the osteria? We will have eaten at Hisa Franko the night before, so perhaps a casual option is nice? Also, no one se...

Upscale Business Dinner and Wine Tasting

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by Sparkles 3 years ago

Help! I am looking for a venue for an upscale business meeting and dinner (think Wall Street Hedge Fund/Private Equity world) for a weeknight evening in October. I’d like the venue to be classy yet...

Prince Edward County - PEC 2015

Breadcrumbs
by Breadcrumbs 6 years ago

In the spirit of Food Tourist's 2014 thread, I thought I'd kick off one for this year and start by mentioning that Food & Wine Magazine's Aug 2015 edition has a very good feature piece on PEC spann...

3 Days in Beaune Summer 2018

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by TD_Toni 3 years ago

Hello all, I have been doing some research for our upcoming trip and have a tentative agenda with a couple of slots to fill and I am hoping to get recommendations and feedback on my proposed itiner...

Vintage Wine Bar | Santana Row - San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last week I met a friend for a glass of wine at Vintage Wine Bar in Santana Row.