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Popular Spirits in 12 Different Countries That You Have Probably Never Heard Of

Sep 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Every country has a drink they're known for, especially when it's something that has become synonymous with the country's name (like Guinness and Ireland, or sake and Japan). But there are some drinks out there that you may not be as aware of, like slivovitz or țuică (as well as a non-alcoholic communal beverage of Fiji). Some locals drink and some are more tourist-run, but they're all popular staples of the following 12 countries.... Read More

Vintage Wine Weekend at Four Seasons Maui: A Connoisseurís Dream Come True

Sep 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Close your eyes, drift into serene repose and imagine an unforgettable event where you spend an entire weekend kicking back and sipping wine. Now imagine the irresistible combination of gourmet food, wine and music at Maui’s only Forbes Five Star property, the legendary Four Seasons. Better yet, just book the Four Seasons' Vintage Wine Weekend (December 5-7, 2014) and experience it firsthand.... Read More

The Future of Wine: 3 Hot Trends You Need to Know About

Sep 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Wine trends fluctuate pretty often, with new favorites appearing as if over night while old favorites will suddenly be deemed unpopular—only to have the roles reversed soon after. Sometimes a movie will change minds (like how Sideways suddenly made it cool to hate merlot and love pinot noir back in 2004) and other times it will be a few excellent vineyards that begin to blow everyone's taste buds away. ... Read More

Have You Eaten at One of the World's Most Expensive Restaurants? Find Out!

Sep 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Considering we already told you all about the world's most expensive foods (does $1,000 for an omelet ring a bell?), we figured we'd move on to the priciest restaurants out there today. Thankfully, Pennywell already put together this handy infographic that showcases eight of the best dining spots in the world. From Masa in New York (where the tasting menu costs around $450 and cancelling a reservation could get you a $200 per person fine) to Ithaa in the Maldives (where you dine on the $300 23-course meal from within a transparent acrylic tunnel under the sea), here are some of the fanciest restaurants you should make reservations for right now. ... Read More

Domaine de Rochevilaine Offers Gourmet Dishes in Picturesque Coastal France

Sep 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Not to mix spirituality with gourmet cuisine, but Domaine de Rochevilaine in Brittany, France granted us the only opportunity we’ve ever had to share a "sole" with someone. And what an uplifting experience it was too. Deboned, drizzled with a savory butter sauce and served tableside, the fish was without doubt one of the largest sole we have ever seen.... Read More

 
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