From entertaining to etiquette, expert Karen MacNeil makes learning about wine a delicious pursuit.

November 18, 2008

Dessert-worthy Ice Wines
Bring the fruity flavors of summer to the winter table.

Best Ways to Understand Wine
How learning more can be a delicious pursuit.

Entertain with Ease
These six solutions will simplify preparations for your next party.

Tour de France
A wine lover's tour of wine-making regions-and their best offerings.

A Matter of Taste
Proper tasting technique will enhance your wine experience.

Essential Wine Etiquette
When to toast, when to tip, when to send back the bottle-these answers will put you at ease.

Salad Meets Its Match
Salads are a natural for summertime meals, and so are these wine pairings.

Decoding Winespeak
Understanding common terms can help you remember which wines you like best.

Wine De-complicated
Ten ways to take the stress out of serving wine.

Seafood and Wine, Simplified
Five popular types of fish and wines to match

Cooking with Wine
How to find wines that work great in recipes and in your glass.

The Lightest of Whites
As summer steams up, chill out with a glass of refreshing Pinot Grigio.

How to Create a Wine Pantry
Follow these tips, and you'll always have a great bottle on hand.

At Your Service
Select and serve wines to their best advantage at your next dinner party.

Don't Sniff The Cork. . .
And other quick-and-easy tips for ordering wine like a pro.

French Toasts
No need to be intimidated by the wine list--here's a user-friendly guide to France's top wines.

Of Vines and Veggies
Abandon any notions that wine and vegetables don't go together. They were made for each other.

Porch Picks
Wine selections to make your next outdoor party the talk of the town.

Say Wine? Say Cheese!
When the right cheese meets the right wine, the right term for the result is a flavorful marriage.

Wines for All Seasonings
Spicy foods call for bold, inventive wines.

Sweet Vintages
Choosing the right wine to serve with dessert

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