Drink Recipes - Wine

Sherry, Baby

October 18, 2016 | Article | By Kelly Magyarics

Sherry, the fortified Spanish wine, has potential as a key component of modern mixology. Sales may be down for Sherry but Danil Nevsky of Tales &...

Read more

With Winter Gone, Warm Weather Refreshers are On the Way

April 12, 2016 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

Don't let the thermometer keep you from overhauling your beverage menus. The time to consider refreshing spring and summer cocktails, lighter beers,...

Read more

A Peek into the 2016 Crystal Ball

January 4, 2016 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

Just what does 2016 have in store for the Beverage World? Jack Robertiello takes a look into his crystal ball to give you insight into this year's...

Read more

Wine Tipping Point: What We Can Learn from the Fall of an Icon

January 4, 2016 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

The annual release of George Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau once meant ringing cash registers and lots of toasts. Today, it's barely noticed. Here's what...

Read more

New Vermouths to Rock Your Drinks

November 3, 2015 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

Vermouth has long been the neglected step-child of the bar, but recent additions are broadening the choices and flavor palates available.

Read more

Sofitel Hotels Promote French Luxury

October 12, 2015 | Article | By Jack Robertiello

With so many venues marketing their wine programs, for a luxury hotel chain to stand out calls for bespoke programs that fulfill customers' needs....

Read more

All About Menus

October 12, 2015 | Article | By Nightclub & Bar

You've designed you logo. Your interior design is beautiful. The exterior of your establishment is attracting guests in droves. So of course your...

Read more

Raise a Glass to the 11th Annual California Wine Month!

September 3, 2015 | Article | By Nightclub & Bar

September isn't just the start of wine grape harvesting season in California, it's also the beginning of California Wine Month! 2015 marks the 11th...

Read more

A Tasting of Rare Bubbly

August 25, 2015 | Article | By Kelly Magyarics

There are around three hundred million bottles total of Champagne sold per year and the United States is first in sales of tête de cuvée. How can...

Read more

Wine: Path to Purchase

July 30, 2015 | Article | By Donna Hood Crecca

Competition for wine sales in restaurants and bars is fierce as myriad brands vie for menu space and consumer attention. But when do consumers decide...

Read more
More stories

Wine Temps 101

April 27, 2015 | News

A wine's temperature makes an immense difference in how it tastes and smells. Here are some dos and don'ts for storing and serving wine.

Read more

Best Wines in the World Are Still French Two Glorious Examples Show Why

April 27, 2015 | News

A Brilliant Burgundy and Succulent Sauterne Shine Brightly and reaffirmed what I have long known: at the very apex of the wine world, at the rarified...

Read more

Is a Great Wine Palate God Given, Learned or Bought?

January 5, 2015 | News

Lettie Teague talks to wine collectors, olfactory researchers and reviewers to get to the bottom of the oenophile’s quest: Can a great palate be...

Read more

New Year’s Resolution: Kick-Start Your Wine Career at San Francisco Wine School

December 2, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

San Francisco Wine School unveils eight winter/spring wine programs and over 40 workshops designed to do just that. Classes take place in the San...

Read more

Wines from Chile Featured New York Wine Experience

November 1, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Highly regarded icon wines from Chile were featured in a special panel seminar at the Wine Spectator’s New York Wine Experience on Friday, October...

Read more

Global Wine is the Subject of New, Cutting-Edge Online Course from San Francisco Wine School

October 21, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

San Francisco Wine School announces the debut of CSW Online, a brand new format for its much-lauded Certified Specialist of Wine credential...

Read more

2010 Kenwood Vineyards Artist Series Captures the Serenity of Sonoma

October 17, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Kenwood Vineyards Artist Series celebrates its 36th anniversary this month with the release of the 2010 vintage Cabernet Sauvignon - featuring a...

Read more

Dead Bolt Wine Launches Limited Edition Design by Tattoo Artist David Hale

October 1, 2014 | News

Dead Bolt wine continues to break convention with the release of a limited edition design, created by tattoo artist David Hale.

Read more

Sophisticated Italian Sparkling Wine and Vermouth Brand Infuses Vibrant Approach to Good Spirited Initiative

September 24, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

Martini, the Bacardi-owned brand stands out for its exceptional and good-spirited, environmental practices – part of the Company’s global Good...

Read more

XXIV Karat Sparkling Wine Expands Distribution To California

September 16, 2014 | News | By Nightclub & Bar

XXIV Karat, the first California sparkling wine infused with 24-karat gold flakes, is expanding its presence to California through a distribution...

Read more
More news

Pairing Rules: Tips for Creating a Wine Pairing Menu

December 15, 2014 | By Marcos Colón

Sure, there are the basic rules when it comes to pairing wine with food, but there are also some other things that should be taken into account if...

Read more

Wine Consumption Grows Modestly

November 24, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

The U.S. wine market is expected to continue its long-term growth streak in 2014, at a modest 0.3 percent projected increase, adding just over 1...

Read more

Eat, Drink and Give at The 5th Annual Children's Bureau Celebrity Chefs and Wine Tasting

September 19, 2014 | By Mary-Kate Dunphy

The 5th Annual Children’s Bureau Celebrity Chefs & Wine Tasting is approaching! The event will be held in Los Angeles on Thursday, October 2nd.

Read more

How to Store Wine Correctly

August 26, 2014 | By Nightclub & Bar

With US consumers buying more wine than any other country in the world, it’s unfortunate that more bar owners don't properly store their wine.

Read more

Capture More Wine Consumers

July 7, 2014 | By Donna Hood Crecca

Wine is not the top adult beverage choice for most diners in casual-dining restaurants, but the opportunity exists for casual concepts to capture...

Read more

Taking a Look Inside a Riot...of the Wine Variety

April 29, 2014 | By Mary-Kate Dunphy

Opening Night of Second Glass’ Boston Wine Riot was equal parts riot and equal parts wine. There was music, laughter and, of course, massive...

Read more

California Wine Grows

April 28, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

The latest report from the Wine Institute shows that California wine still is a winner among US consumers, with some varietals and blends on fire.

Read more

Innovation On Parade

February 17, 2014 | By Donna Hood Crecca

Nearly 220 new wines and more than 320 new spirits products came onto the market in 2013, according to the New Product Tracker on Technomic’s DRINK...

Read more

Wine Keeps Growing, But...

February 3, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

Restaurant wine sales are still slow, and craft beer may pose a challenge, according to two annual reports on the state of the American wine business.

Read more

Wine Sales Expected To Grow For Now

January 20, 2014 | By Jack Robertiello

But when Boomers slow down, look out. Silicon Valley Bank surveyed hundreds of West Coast wineries for their annual report, which says sales growth...

Read more
More blogs