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Mezcal El Silencio

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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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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 […]

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

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 for a day […]