Beer and Wine
The Best Beer and Cheese Pairings
Celebrate St. Paddy’s with a bit o’ the blarney, a little cheese, and a cold pint…or two.
Wine for the Ages
Our resident wine geek, Charles Smothermon, answers the age old question on whether or not to age your wines.
Super Tuscan Wines
Ever wondered what makes Super Tuscan wines so super? Wine geek Charles Smothermon has the answer.
Cognac for Connoisseurs
Winter is a great time to get to know Cognac, a rich, warming spirit that begins as a grape (like wine) but takes a different turn from vineyard to glass.
Vegetarian Wine Pairings
From salad to beans to mushrooms, there’s a beautiful wine pairing for most meatless dishes.
Is it true wine is getting sci-fi with cloning techniques? Wine geek Charles Smothermon is here to clear the air.
Wine’s Finishing Flavor
Wine extraordinaire, Charles Smothermon, explains what a perfect “finish” means in the wine world.
German Wine Labeling
Wanting to wine and dine like the Germans? Here’s how to decipher those pesky foreign labels.