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Letter from the Publisher: The Long Haul • Resolving to protect the elements that nourish us.
Out & About • SIPS AND SNAPS AROUND THE GLOBE
Fizz Ed • From Ranch Waters to gin and tonics, bubbly water is a key ingredient—some might argue the key ingredient.
The Quest for Clear Ice • How blemish-free blocks became de rigueur in craft cocktails.
Cocktail of the Month: Snow Fortified • There’s a chance this might be the most sophisticated take on a nostalgic summertime treat you make this winter.
Shipping Wine Like It's 1809 • The sustainable sail-freight movement may look old school, but it’s very much a forward-looking enterprise.
Pairology: Green Day
Recipe of the Month: Cold Comfort • Embrace winter with Japan’s regal shaved-ice treat.
Welcome to the Dahlonega Plateau AVA • Growing goes beyond peaches and pecans in this Georgia wine region.
Grape on the Go: Malvasia Bianca • An ancient grape shows a promising future.
Are Worms the Answer to Wastewater? • Mimicking nature, reclamation systems aim to close the loop.
Full Circle Farming • A growing number of breweries are cycling their spent grains into aquaculture.
The Wines of Lago di Bolsena, Revitalized • Modern producers give fresh life to the vines and wines of this ancient Italian region.
Fierce Flights • We blind taste a lot of wine. Like, so much (see below). This issue, we’re spotlighting the top-rated wines across three categories: five that will give you the most bang for your buck; five you’ll want to hang onto a few years; and five that are out of the ordinary but well worth trying.
Wine and Whiskey Don't Always Mix • Maybe that bourbon was already “finished” before it hit the Cabernet barrel.
Sounbites • Let’s get the conversation started.
Viewpoint: Eureka Moment • If you don’t know if you’ve had your aha-wine or not yet, you haven’t.
These Roots Run Deep • Oregon’s deep roots coalition is asking fellow winemakers to turn their irrigation spigots off in the name of conservation and quality—many are heeding the call.
Rivers at the Edge • Waterways can nourish or destroy acres of vineyards, and there has never been a more urgent need to find the balance between viticulture and nature.
Chilean Sauvignon Blanc Rising • Discover Casablanca and Leyda—two cool, coastal Chilean regions fed by the Humboldt current where sustainable and organic practices yield vibrant wines.
Lake Michigan's Wine Wave • A viticultural awakening in Northern Michigan is attracting attention to the Great Lakes. A few notable local winemakers tell us where to make a splash.
The Merroir of Gin • Distillers are drawing inspiration from the briny, savory flavors of the ocean.
Shell Shocked: Why It’s More Important Than Ever to Consider the Oyster • For the oyster enthusiast, eating them is a delicious environmental imperative.
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Irish Whiskey • It’s a tradition to top whiskey with H20.
Cold IPAs • Brewers make it clean, crisp and hoppy.
Last Drop: Slowly But Surely • Wine writer Janice Williams reflects on...