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Grapes

April 2017
From their downtown single house and courtyard garden, Monica and Ken Seeger adopt an inclusive entertaining policy

February 2017
A simple cuppa can awaken a mind—and a community. Over the past decade, the Lowcountry has become steeped in niche bean...

September 2014
Alongside the farm-to-table movement, there’s been a rise in grower Champagnes, made in the eponymous region of France...

August 2015
Like a grown-up version of its Concord cousin, muscadine jelly boasts a smooth texture with a uniquely complex flavor...

July 2015
Hot days call for chilled bubbly. Sparkling rosé strikes a delicate balance between refreshing effervescence and...

June 2015
Can’t decide between red and white? Opt for orange—essentially a white made from grapes macerated in their skins, à la...

June 2015
Whether creating fine art sculptures or in-demand tableware, Fiorenzo Berardozzi trusts in the beauty of wabi sabi  

May 2015
Cheers to Spoleto Spoleto-goers looking to toast the arts should consider raising a glass from Umbria, the countryside...

February 2015

January 2015
The subtropical Lowcountry climate isn’t ideal for growing grapes, but that hasn’t stopped a recent surge in wine...

January 2014
When the temps turn cool, most of us reach for warming, full-bodied reds. But Vonda Freeman, sommelier and wine...

November 2014
Should you sip white or red with a Thanksgiving feast? According to Bill Netherland, sommelier and wine director for...

August 2014
Portuguese vinho verdes are meant to be drunk as soon as they’re produced:  verde (“green” in Spanish) is a nod to this...

July 2014
McCrady’s pastry chef Sean Ehland shares three sweet uses for blackberries

May 2014
Jason Parrish, general manager of Wild Olive and wine director at new Sullivan’s Island eatery The Obstinate Daughter,...

March 2014
Visiting Wine + Food Festival sommelier Richard Betts is known for his Scratch...

December 2013
Celebrating the lives of six remarkable Charleston citizens who left us this year after helping to shape the city we...

August 2013
It's August, which means back-to-school time! But what to pack for lunch? Here, three food and beverage veterans tell...

January 2013
Things Every Local Must Experience Whether your bloodline dates back generations or you just moved to town, check out...

Which traditional meat dish are you serving with your holiday dinner? Whether it’s a crown roast of pork or venison,...

November 2012
Giving thanks for Turkey-Day holiday vintages to cover every pocketbook

September 2012
Lose yourself and the winter blues in the natural wonders of the Bahamas’ less-traveled outer islands

July 2012
Chill out with these refreshing wines that pair well with summer fare

May 2012
Celebrate the arts with these Italian masterpieces, just in time for the Spoleto Festival. Cin cin!

April 2012
More and more wineries are getting in touch with Mother Nature with organic and biodynamic farming and winemaking...

March 2012
Miniature-sized split bottles are a wallet-friendly way to sample new wines. These vintages aren’t meant to be aged, so...

February 2012
Looking for the perfect vino to add romance to Valentine’s Day? Try one of these alluring varieties

January 2012
When not singing, directing, or race-car driving, these multi-talented stars develop wines worth sipping

December 2011
Five Charleston food and beverage veterans are crafting their own one-of-a-kind libations