For interiors of Ruth's Chris steak-houses, Kelly Fleming designed a masculine look—lots of wood paneling and leather booths. For P.F. Chang's restaurants, she created an over-the-top Chinese-American theme with 11-foot-high replicas of ancient Chinese horses, murals and lots of yellows and purples.
2007 Château de Beaucastel, Châteauneuf-du-Pape is “lush and textural with rich stone fruit aromatics and full body, but counterbalanced with good acidity,” explains chef and restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian of this white, which pairs well with The National’s pork chop.
At VitaBella Luxury Wine and more recently VitaBella 4U (dedicated to a broader range of wine estates that want to communicate internationally), we are fortunate to work with extremely successful chateaux and properties.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was a good year for fine wine in 2011 with auction houses reporting solid sales but the bubble has burst in the Bordeaux market and prices are expected to fall further in 2012.Wine...
This is not your typical cork versus screw cap article. This is the only time I will use the word “oxygen” in this piece. Search for “cork vs. screw cap” and you’ll find plenty of discussions on reduction-oxidation chemistry, an increasing amount of data, and plenty of arguing.
Franciacorta has the most demanding standards for any sparkling wine region in the world. They're a substitute for tradition, because the Italian region has been in the bubbles business for only 50 years, which is nothing in Europe.
This year's top Unfiltered draw was no surprise—beautiful women and wine are a can't miss pairing, so when Austria's young female winemakers stripped down to their underwear for a 2012 calendar, our readers paid attention (and we've added a...
There are a lot of intangibles that go into producing a great wine, but price isn't necessarily one of them. WSJ's Lettie Teague and Will Lyons discuss whether price is a good gauge of quality in wine.
Whether the first moments of 2012 find you dancing under bright lights, hiding away at the beach or cozy at home, chances are there will be sparkles. Make a toast to your health and the environment by choosing something natural.
It makes sense that Israel produces good wines because the Middle East is where wine was born. For centuries Israeli wine was reserved for religious ceremony, and the less of it one had to drink, the better.
Michel Chapoutier is, as they say in the trade, a bit of a character. He’s clearly very smart, but also slightly—and one suspects, deliberately—unorthodox. The 47 year-old Chapoutier has established himself as one of the most visible figures in the wine world in the 21 years that he’s been running his family firm.
Wine in India has gained tremendous popularity in the last few years. People are writing about it, finding out more about it, understanding the many varietals wine has, and are discovering more and more ways of enjoying this beverage
Finding good wine at a reasonable price in Russia is like finding a needle in a haystack, while limited growth in demand, new alcohol consumption rules and even the changing winds of international politics have all complicated the import industry...