Dinner with Jean-Louis Chave at La Balena, Carmel

Jean-Louis Chave was in town for the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival, and a group of friends convened to celebrate the occasion with some great food and bottles. Since...

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Is Food & Wine Pairing Bullsh*t?

This Wine Advocate reviewer—and former sommelier—doesn’t think so....

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2021 Year of the Ox: Wines for Chinese New Year

I’ve selected a range of international wines and some Chinese suggestions to match with classic Chinese New Year dishes in 2021, the Year of the Ox....

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Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia: The Mediterraneanization of the Italian Northeast

If vintners can keep pace with the climate changes afoot, we can continue to expect great results and wines of unique local character....

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