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Mezcal El Silencio: An Artisanal Approach To Mexican Tradition In Los Angeles

Mezcal is ingrained in the culture of Mexico – the region of Oaxaca, specifically – with recipes and methods handed down through generations. And with each new generation of “mezcaliers” come new ideas on how to approach their native spirit. Enter Mezcal El Silencio, a handcrafted, small-batch mezcal that reflects […]

From Wine Taster To Winemaker In South Australia
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From Wine Taster To Winemaker In South Australia

While the Barossa Valley is full of cellar doors, artisanal cheese makers and epicurious trails, one worthwhile and interactive experience is making your own blend at Penfolds Winery. When traveling, I tend to enjoy immersive experiences where you learn by doing rather than simply looking. While Penfold’s tasting bar allows […]

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Flavors Of The Middle East: Organic Wine Pairing In Jordan

“Jordan is actually a very old wine country. They discovered vines from Petra from 2,000 years ago.” I’m at Zumot Winery, owned by Mr. Omar Zumot, near downtown Amman sampling the organic Saint George Wine of Jordan. The space is grand yet cozy, with a spacious interior, two floors, walls […]

Sipping Wine At 30,000 Feet: World-Class Indulging With Sommeliers In The Sky
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Sipping Wine At 30,000 Feet: World-Class Indulging With Sommeliers In The Sky

Picture it. Seared Grouper topped with a tomato, chilli and caper sauce, served with fresh sugar snap peas and hearty potatoes, or a plate of Tamarind and sesame chicken with egg noodles and stir fried needle beans. Your succulent meal is not only enjoyed with a canapé like rosemary lavosh […]

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Celebration Culture: The Epicure’s Guide To Champagne

While many bubbly libations mimic the effervescent feel and zippy taste of Champagne, only those made in France’s Champagne region can truly be called Champagne. Just because Champagnes are all from the same region, however, does not mean they all taste the same. Like wine, a large vocabulary is used […]

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Sustainable Barossa Valley: Homemade Jam, Organic Walnuts And 100% Barossa Vermentino

The Barossa Valley is home to the world’s oldest Shiraz vines, and wineries like Yalumba, Australia’s largest and oldest family-owned winery, and the iconic Seppeltsfield which dates back to 1851 have made advancements that shaped what the wine region is today. But, what about the newer wineries coming into the […]

South Australia Beyond The Barossa: An Epicurious Experience In Adelaide Hills
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South Australia Beyond The Barossa: An Epicurious Experience In Adelaide Hills

“The best piece of wine advice ever given to me was to drink promiscuously,” says Jason Miller of Rich & Lingering, our tour guide for the day. “Try different styles, flavors, grapes.” We’re departing the Hilton Adelaide, which you can book by searching for Adelaide hotels online, for a day […]