Cheers NY toasts New York craft brewers, distillers, cider makers and wineries

The Empire State has become one of the premier destinations for artisanal beer, wine, spirits and cider. But you won’t have to trek throughout all of Upstate New York to try the best its beverage makers have to offer. The state’s craft beverage producers will have their chance to shine at Cheers NY, a weekend-long celebration of New…

Image of the Day: Riquewihr, Alsace, France

The winemaking activities often get overshadowed by the likes of Bourdeaux, the Loire Valley, Burgundy and, of course, Champagne, but some truly world-class beverages produced in the region, including several Appellations d’Origine Controlée (AOC-protected appellations). The best-known among them, is, perhaps, Cremant d’Alsace, the Alsatian answer to Champagne. Whites tend to dominate, but the pinot noir coming…

Image of the Day: Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza is the heart of Argentina’s wine industry. Stunning views of the Andes surround most of the vineyards in the region, like this positively breathtaking vista from the grounds of Bodega Norton—known for its award-winning Malbec, among other varietals.