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Wine Enthusiast • VOLUME 35, NUMBER 7
Defining “Values” • Accessibility is about every meaning of the word
Sips and Snaps Around the Globe
Is It Wine or Cider? • To a growing group of winemakers and cidermakers mixing things up with cofermented fruit wines, the answer is the land comes first.
Have Truffles, Will Travel • Pierre Sourzat is spreading this fungal phenomenon across the globe.
Pairology: Bittersweet Symphony • Endive, escarole, radicchio—lettuce enthusiasts know these as chicories, plants in the Cichorium genus whose leaves are used as both salad greens and cooked vegetables. With a characteristic bitter flavor and a peak U.S. season of late fall through early spring, they’re a blast of bracing freshness and color at a time of year when produce markets look lifeless and monochromatic. Even better, they make cozy winter entrées and side dishes when roasted or braised with soul-warming ingredients like cheese, cream, nuts and, of course, wine. The wrong pairing can throw their powerful flavors out of balance, so zero in on your favorite aspect of chicories and pair accordingly.
Washed Rind and Wine • Packed with savory flavors and funky aromas, pairing these pungent cheeses can be challenging.
Cocktail of the Month: A Grain of Mustard Seed • Spice up your tequila with a dose of Dijon.
Burgundy By Barge • Slow-cruising French culture on a ribbon of water
The Queen's Bubbly • Toast Her Majesty’s memory with a sparkler fit for a, well, you know.
Recipe of the Month: All Dressed Up • An old-time American classic is making a modern-day comeback
The Wine That Defines Abruzzo • Central Italian winemakers view their signature Montepulciano grape through rosé-colored glasses.
Members Only • From exclusive bottlings to complimentary tastings, brewers are upping their club-membership game.
Viewpoint: Drinking Wine Beyond the U.S. Standard • All 50 states produce wine—but how many have you actually tried?
Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buys 2022 • Fight back against inflation with the greatest-value wines from around the world.
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Burgundy on a Budget • Where to look for value-oriented wines from this world-class region.
Meet the Real People Making the Most Popular Wines in America • These are the paths they’ve taken to striving for quality at quantity.
Rye on the Rise • What was once a hard-to-find niche spirit has become a vast and complex category, full of exciting newcomers.
Jumilla Emerges From Its Shadow • With a centuries-old winemaking history just now moving into the modern age, this Spanish region is a destination to discover.
Hooked on Classics • THESE OFTEN DOG-EARED COOKBOOKS HAVE EARNED PRIDE OF PLACE IN MANY KITCHENS—AND AS THESE RECIPES SHOW, THEY ARE AS RELEVANT AS EVER.
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