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Letter From the Editor: The Comforts of Cristal • Indulging a sense of nostalgia.
Out & About • SIPS AND SNAPS AROUND THE GLOBE
Soundbites: • Let’s get the conversation started.
Season's Eatings • Wondering what to bring home for the holidays can be stressful. We’ll get through this together, with a little help from wine.
Pairology: Mint Condition
Recipe of the Month: Breaking Bread • Producing a beautifully gold, light-textured bread, this challah recipe is perfect for your holiday gathering.
Cocktail of the Month: Peppermint Party • This nostalgic Negroni featuring fernet warms winter away.
Inside Vienna's Wine Taverns • Called heurigers or buschenschanks, here are five unique spots that serve quality wine with traditional appeal.
Q&A: Drawing Inspiration • Artist John Donohue set out to sketch all the restaurants—which brought him to Napa Valley.
Supply-Side Spirits • How homegrown products helped Italian cocktail bars survive pandemic-induced shortages.
Liquid Time Travel • Australian producers champion a relic of winemaking tradition and fly the fortified flag.
Precious Gems • A former silver mine in a far corner of Alto Adige now gracefully ages Gewürztraminer.
Viewpoint: Hooray for Hippie Vinegar • You can’t fake the funk—making the case for small-batch hard kombucha.
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Wine Enthusiast Top 1OO Cellar Selections 2022 • You don’t need a traditional cellar to collect great bottles for future enjoyment.
The Waiting Game • Those wines you’ve been cellaring for years, waiting for the right occasion to pop the cork? The time is now.
Furmint Through the Fire • Barely surviving world wars and the wrath of the Iron Curtain, the drought-tolerant grape is making a comeback in Austria thanks to climate change.
Hops to Cask • As the style’s popularity has grown, barrel-aged suds are not just for special occasions anymore.
Grogs and Nogs • Mix up holiday traditions with fortified wine-based cocktails.
Late Bottled for Early Drinking • Wine Enthusiast’s Port expert explains the popular, but complicated, style of Late Bottled Vintage Port.
England Sparkling Wine vs. Champagne • Can climate change and high quality go together?
Spirits • Long a supporting character, vermouth steps into spotlight
Beers • Imperial stout: a cellar star comes out of the dark
Last Drop: The Light That Saw Me • Grief counselor Adam McHugh found the light at the end of a tunnel to wine country.