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 […]
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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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]