SICILY HAS BEEN MAKING wine for millennia and today claims more vineyards than any other wine region in Italy. Yet

IN FRANCE, THE UNITED STATES and Australia, the grape is called Grenache. In Spain its name is Garnacha. And it

You’ve decorated for the holidays, set out the hors d’oeuvres and are ready to host your party. But should you

André Lurton, a Bordeaux winemaker, heads Les Vignobles André Lurton, a 63-year-old family company that owns more than 3,000 acres

Meliá Hotels International, based in Spain, operates 350 hotels in 40 countries, but it offered none in the United States

It is a small, elegant affair to honor a new job, a meaningful promotion, an intimate wedding, a special Father’s

A country whose wine history stretches back to 1659, South Africa enjoyed an oenological rebirth in the mid-1990s after the

Marsha said, “I love red wine but I only drink white when I’m at a business function. I don’t want

Some credit a return of the cocktail culture (though many doubt it ever went away). Others credit an improving economy,

The irony is its grapes grow in an area that for centuries was considered incapable of producing fine fruit. Yet

Begun in 1857 in Sonoma County, California’s oldest winery, Buena Vista, still makes remarkable wines. Sonoma is also home to

The ancient wine land of Campania lies along the shin of Italy’s “boot,” with the Mediterranean Sea as its western

Separately, they did just fine. Together, they are doing even better. In 2012 LAN Airlines, based in Chile, and TAM

In a way, Tom Hedges backed into winemaking. It was the 1980s and he was marketing American wine in Taiwan.

A recent movie titled Just 45 Minutes from Broadway actually took place miles from this world-famous setting. The Westin New

Once it was wine in clay amphorae — tall, elongated and often pointed toward the bottom. Hardly handy at a

So many factors go into Asiana Airlines’ choice of wines served on its international first- and business-class flights. The carrier

Mark Twain once said, “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” More than a

Tequila has come a long way in a short time. From a low-priced, shudder-producing, raw alcohol, many have moved up

“You, a winemaker? No one would hire a woman winemaker.” So said Cathy Corison’s professor when she was studying for

Once they were one: Graves, a sub-region within the large Bordeaux region of France. It wasn’t until 1987 that the

When Shakespeare wrote “Sweets to the sweet” in Hamlet, they were words delivered with flowers scattered in Ophelia’s grave. How

Since it first came to light in France about a thousand years ago, Chenin Blanc has been known as a

In a country where wines tend to trace their origins back centuries, sparkling Franciacorta is an anomaly. Born in the