Wine

Chef Daniel Bruce talks 30 years of the Boston Wine Festival

There’s no wintering in Florida for Daniel Bruce. In fact, the Boston Harbor Hotel’s executive chef is at his busiest this time of year. In addition to overseeing the hotel’s restaurants, he heads the Boston Wine Festival, which begins Friday and runs through to the end of March...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 4:37pm

Call this number on Friday and rosé will be delivered to you anywhere in NYC

We pardon this workday interruption for an important announcement for rosé enthusiasts in the Metropolitan area (so, pretty much everyone when the temperature creeps above 70 degrees): Rosé on-demand for New Yorkers is now at your fingertips and is available all vino-sipping, sizzling summer long...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:21pm

Wine company starts online campaign for white wine emoji

A wine company is adding to the list of proposals and submissions for new emojis by putting in a request to add a white wine emoji to the library. Wine company Kendall-Jackson has launched an online campaign urging Unicode to add a white wine emoji. On the white wine emoji campaign site, Kendal-...

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:41pm

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster found in California wine

A magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, triggering a massive tsunami. This tsunami caused a cooling system failure at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, resulting in a nuclear meltdown and leak of radioactive waste that crossed the Pacific Ocean to the U.S. west...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 11:06am

PHOTOS: Chandeliers and bubble pits inside Rosé Mansion

First there was a rosé cruise of the Hudson River, then a rosé-themed all-pink Pinknic on Governors Island and now rosé-flavored everything. Now, summer’s wine built a house of its own called Rosé Mansion — and it's unique among the Instagram-focused...

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 5:22pm

The best places to drink frose in NYC this summer

National Rose Day might have passed you by, but you know that you don’t need a reason to enjoy the fruity flavors of the beloved pink drink. But there’s no need to settle for the regular when you can have frozen rose, an even better way to cool off on New York’s particularly...

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 4:50pm

The wine cube from this chain store has 4 bottles of wine for just $18

Summer is the season of chilled whites and rosés, if you’re into that sort of thing, maybe even a sparkling wine when you’re out picnicking in the park or relaxing in the evening as the humidity and heat finally break. But just because you appreciate how well a glass of Chardonnay pairs...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:21pm

Yelp uncorks their list of the best wine bars in New York City for National Wine Day

National Wine Day is rapidly approaching, do you know where you’re spending it? Yelp uncorked their data to fill us in on the best wine bars in New York City so you can celebrate in style this Friday. While you don’t need an excuse to break out a bottle of wine in the evening,...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 2:50pm

Rosé owns summer so every drink now comes in a rosé flavor

Rosé isn’t just a summer beverage — it is THE summer beverage. Sales of pink wine have grown by 53% between the summers of 2016 and 2017, while the rest of the wine world posted just a 4% rise, according to analytics firm Nielsen (yes, the TV ratings people also care about what wine you...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:25am

Vivino wants to make you a smarter wine drinker

Like a great many people, Heini Zachariassen was intimidated by wine. “I’d walk into a supermarket and see this wall of wine and have no idea what I’d want to buy,” he told Metro. “I couldn’t understand why there wasn’t a rating system.” So in 2010...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:03am

Everything you need to do in New York City this weekend

CULTURE MOFAD Reopening Weekend Brooklyn’s Museum of Food and Drink closed for a couple months and is back to serving up culture this weekend. Their current exhibit, Chow: Making the Chinese American Restaurant, has been expanded with a new interactive system for browsing their trove of...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:58pm

The Best Things to do in NYC on Presidents' Day Weekend

See Black Panther If you do only one thing this weekend, it should be sitting in a full theater and cheering along to what critics have hailed as the best Marvel movie in a while. Black Panther is a cultural moment that will resonate throughout Hollywood, and the experience of seeing it with other...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 3:46pm

Boston sommelier’s tips for how to pick wine that's right for you

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, National Drink Wine Day (yes, that’s a thing) or just a night out on the town, finding the perfect glass of wine that fit your taste buds can get tricky. Luckily, Benjamin Appleby of Abe & Louie’s has a few tips that should help even vino...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 5:07pm

Live your best life by sipping from Olivia Pope's wine glasses as you catch up on Scandal

At this point, the wine glasses from Scandal are as essential to the show as Olivia herself. That’s right: in case you’ve been hiding under a rock and haven’t heard, the ABC show is a runaway hit, but so are Olivia Pope’s wine glasses. There are obviously several different...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:37am

Taste the new Australian wine scene this week in New York

The Australian wine scene is changing, and you can meet its rising stars this week in New York City. The first-ever Australian Wine Week (through Sept. 15) wants to introduce the city to wine as it’s made now. The fruity sunshine-in-a-bottle varietals and sweet rieslings that popularized the...

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:09am

73% of Democrats would give up alcohol to see Trump impeached: Poll

There are things in life we’d all compromise on, but what about booze? What would you rather give up: alcohol or sex? Alcohol or coffee? Alcohol or President Trump? An overwhelming majority of Democrats polled said they’d quit the hooch if it meant a Trump-free White House. A recent...

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:06pm

Banish hangover face with these morning after fixes (and a secret weapon)

Having a hangover is bad enough, but walking into work and looking like you raged the night before is too much for anyone clutching a coconut water and rocking sunglasses indoors can bare. Whether you're at brunch, a family function or work, no one wants to address the big drunk elephant in the...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 6:18pm

Here's how your drinking habit is making you stupid

Gone are the days of doctors saying a glass of wine is good for your health – a new study suggests even moderate drinking can be bad for the brain. It has long been known that heavy drinking has a deleterious effect on the brain and is linked to dementia and Alzheimer’s, but moderate...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 7:49pm

Boston becomes first US market to offer Britain’s popular Skinny Prosecco

Summer in New England is unofficially upon us, and if that’s not enough of a reason to break out some bubbly, here’s another one: A beach-body-friendly prosecco that’s all the rage in the U.K. has come stateside, and Boston is the first — and only — U.S. market able to...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 5:06am

What should you get your mom for Mother's day?

What should you get your mom for Mother's Day? Moms deserve the world, but since we can't give them that personalized wine glasses, flowers, jewelry, coloring books, travel gear and more will have to do. We found the top seven gifts to get your mom for Mother's Day this year, so you don...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 11:36am