Pairings: Wines for Spicy Dishes

Which bottles are best served with spicy foods.
 


Molecular Wine Pairing

At the Wine & Culinary International Forum in Barcelona, sommeliers learn science of molecular food and wine matching.
 


Romania: "Eastern Europe's New Bordeaux?"

Romania is the sixth-largest wine grower in the European Union and proponents say its 180,000 hectares of vineyards, unique soil, unusual grapes, and inexpensive costs make it "a producer to watch."
 


eBay Pulls Alcohol Listings

eBay says it will begin removing listings for beer and liquor from its site after a teen working with "20/20" successfully ordered vodka from two eBay vendors.
 


Drought Causes Italy Wine Decline

Italy’s wine production may decline by 8% this year due to drought and heat-damaged grapes.
 


Study: A Curved Glass Wil Make You Drink Beer Faster

According to a new study, an optical illusion caused by the shape of a curved glass can increase the speed at which one drinks a beer.
 


Counterintuitively, Red Wine May Prevent Falls

According to new research presented to the American Chemical Society, scientists say that resveratrol, the compound found in red wine, could help improve senior mobility and prevent falls.
 


Hitler Wine Surfaces in Italy

A public prosecutor in Italy has opened an inquiry after a complaint about a wine with a picture of Adolf Hitler on its label. If the label is determined to constitute an "apology for fascism," a criminal prosecution could take place.

 


Cans-on-Wheels

A handful of businesses offering mobile canning factories on wheels -- trucks that are outfitted with machinery to can beer -- are aiding the craft beer can revolution.

 


Of Wasps and Wine

When hornets and wasps bite into wine grapes, they start the fermentation process by spreading the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, commonly known as brewer's yeast.