Dining With Wine

Dining With Wine

  1. Navigating with a Wine List

    Navigating with a Wine List

    Remember when ordering a cola wasn't followed by a "Will that be diet, caffeine-free, classic or cherry?" Or when choosing a fish entree didn't present you with more options that the shoe department at Nordstrom's? Read more...
  2. The Best Wine and Cheese Pairings - a Pairing Guide by The Tipsy Grape

    The Best Wine and Cheese Pairings - a Pairing Guide by The Tipsy Grape

    If you want to play it safe with wine and cheese, stick with hard cheeses: they'll go with almost any wine. But if you aren't a play-it-safe kinda person, venture forth into the land of fromage with the following ideas Read more...
  3. How to Send a Bottle Back

    How to Send a Bottle Back

    You've studied the list, consulted with the sommelier, checked with your dinner companions, verified the dinner orders and selected the perfect bottle of wine. Your server brings it to your table, ceremoniously opens it and proffers the cork for your insp Read more...
  4. The Ultimate Guide to Wine With Fish

    The Ultimate Guide to Wine With Fish

    It's different under the sea. And not just for the obvious reasons. In the world of gastronomy and grapes, a new set of issues come into play, variables which will influence food and wine pairing decisions. This guide will examine these issues as they rel Read more...
  5. Cooking with Wine

    Cooking with Wine

    Cooking with wine has become a well established tradition throughout the world. Find out the history of this practice as well as an international selection of recipes, all of which rely on wine to add to their charm. Read more...
  6. What are Corkage Fees

    What are Corkage Fees

    Corkage is a nominal fee for service charged by a restaurant when a guest brings in a bottle of wine. There are restaurants that have a rigid NO corkage policy; that is, they won't permit a guest to bring in his own bottle of wine, even if it is one that Read more...
  7. How to Pair WInes with Food: A Wine and Food Pairing Guide

    How to Pair WInes with Food: A Wine and Food Pairing Guide

    Any wine can be described by how much of each of the basic wine tastes it has. It's a wine's style that determines the foods it will go with, not its grape or regional origin. We all have our favorite wine and food combos (no right or wrong answers here), Read more...