White Wine

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    June 4, 2014

    Verdejo Day is June 12: Win Tickets to Wine Party at Soho Beach House

    Move over Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, there's a new white wine in town. We are talking about Verdejo, a white wine already among the most popular in Spain that is looking to make its mark in America. To celebrate, Spanish wine region D.O. Rueda has declared June 12 the first annual ... More >>

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    February 24, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Sweet Treats and Wines at Confections of a Macaron Maker

    These days it seems as though most everyone knows a little something about wine. You may not be a pro, but you can probably tell the difference between a cabernet sauvignon and a pinot noir, and a port and an ice wine. At the very least, you know white zinfandel is made for people who don't like w ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014

    Spin the Bottle Wines: Vino for Valentine's Day

    Let's rewind the clock for a moment. Remember getting paper valentines from your entire class, playing seven minutes in heaven, and trying to cheat at spin the bottle? It was the game that you tried hard to rig, hoping the bottle would point at your crush. If you were lucky, you'd lean in for a ki ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013

    New Times' Pairings: Ten Food & Wine Pairings to Look Out For

    New Times' Pairings is tonight, September 26 at the Broward County Convention Center. From 7 - 10 p.m., south Florida's best restaurants will pair with great wines and beers for your eating and drinking enjoyment. If you have tickets, we can't wait to meet you (you can't miss us -- we'll be the one ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Five Great Wines Under $20 at Mas Vino

    At a boxy wine shop in Hallandale Beach called Mas Vino, you can buy bottles that are interesting and affordable. Store manager Charles Ferrin marks his favorites with bright labels, denoting wines that are both great tasting and great deals. Ferrin is one of those cerebral wine guys, the kind who ... More >>

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    August 6, 2013

    Top Ten Boozy Desserts in Miami

    Dynamic duos in desserts take many forms: pie a la mode, chocolate and peanut butter and our favorite, alcohol incorporated into sweet treats. The bookends of the meal, the beverage and the closer, need some coming together, showcasing and devouring. For a list so sweet and spiked that it goes stra ... More >>

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    August 5, 2013

    Swine's Snout-to-Tail Riesling Rebellion Dinner: Allegra Angelo Talks Wine

    Swine Southern Table & Bar is going whole-hog this week -- literally -- when it hosts its first Riesling Rebellion Dinner this Tuesday, August 6, at 7 p.m. The four-course dinner is $125 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), and reservations can be made by calling 786-360-6433. In addition to the ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013

    Wynwood Kitchen & Bar Launched "A Feast for the Eyes" Last Night

    Last night was the official launch of "A Feast for the Eyes" at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar and we were invited to check it out. In what Chef Miguel Aguilar hopes will become a monthly series, the restaurant exhibits the work of an artist and offers a four-course prix fixe menu that celebrates the artist' ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013

    Khong River House: Beat the Clock for Thai New Year

    In Thailand, New Year's is celebrated very differently than in Miami. As part of the multiday festivities, Thai people clean their houses, avoid cursing, apologize to friends and family for bad behavior, and splash water on each other (very respectfully, we're told). Miamians, by contrast, generally ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013
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    February 18, 2013

    The Vini: Fine Wine, One Glass at a Time

    For commitment-phobes, sticking with anything can be tough -- even if it's just a bottle of wine. After all, that's four glasses to guzzle. Wouldn't it be better if you could switch up it up with every swig? Meet "The Vini," a patented screw-top vial serving up one glass of fine wine at a time. Th ... More >>

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    February 6, 2013

    Ralph Pagano's WTF Dinner at Alba Thursday: You Will Eat What I Make and Like It

    Alba Seaside Italian's chef/partner Ralph Pagano has a way with words. Just ask the personable toque a question and you'll likely get a story in return. So we shouldn't be surprised at what he's calling his two dinner specials -- both, by the way, being offered this Thursday, February 7. The di ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012
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    August 3, 2012

    Top Five Wines at Total Wine For $9.99

    Carefully navigating the aisles at the immense stadium of booze that is Total Wine in North Miami and Pinecrest, you'll find a wide array of ups and downs cost wise, with a few well priced gems just waiting for you. If you search for those special selections, there is no need to overspend when drink ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    Score an Invite to Be. Wines and Blo Midtown's Exclusive Night of Wine & Style Updated: Winners Announced!

    Has the bad weather got you down? Short Order knows just how to fix your bad hair/mood day -- an evening of winetasting and hair blowouts, compliments of our friends at Be. and Blo Midtown.On Wednesday, June 27, from 7 to 10 p.m., Blo Midtown (3301 NE 1st Ave., Ste. 102) will have an exclusive ... More >>

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    May 18, 2012

    Miami Homebrewers to Compete In First-Ever Berliner Bash On the Bay in Tampa Tomorrow

    Looking to travel abroad in the name of American Craft Beer Week? How about this? Go check out Miami homebrewers Jonathan Wakefield, Diego Ganoza and Robert Tejon who will be competing in the first ever Berliner Bash on the Bay to be held at Peg's Cantina in Gulfport, Florida, near Tampa tomorrow.Th ... More >>

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    February 16, 2012

    Real Housewives' Ramona Singer in Miami For Pinot Grigio Signing

    ​Bravo show Real Housewives of New York features a cast of loud, brash women lunching, arguing, and drinking heavily. We love every second of their antics, especially Ramona Singer, the eye-popping, hyper blonde who acts as if she's had one too many Red Bulls at all times.Singer is best known for ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    Rollin Soles, Top Oregon Vintner, Dishes On Argyle Wine, Nuthouses, and His Kinky Neighbor

    Rollin Soles, the man some say put Oregon on the winemaking map.​From the time Rollin Soles first laid eyes on Willamette (rhymes with dammit) Valley in 1979, he "fell totally in love with the place." By 1987, "feeling like one lucky cowboy," the Texan-bred Soles started Argyle Winery (joined soon ... More >>

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    November 23, 2011

    Ten Affordable Thanksgiving Wines

    ​You have the turkey, the stuffing, cranberry sauce and sweet potatoes -- but what about the wine? Consider this a break-down of tasty selections that will please your picky friends and that will satisfy those who only indulge on special occasions, like this Thursday.The BubblyConde de Caralt, Cav ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011

    Five Tips For Faking Your Way Through A Wine Tasting

    Lee Klein​Attending a wine tasting is supposed to be fun, a social means of sharing sips, spits, and thoughtful conversation. But for those who don't know the difference between a Pinot Noir and Pinot Grigio, the experience can be one of self-consciousness and apprehension about coming across as g ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Ricotta Cavatelli From Cecconi's Chef Sigala

    Start the diet tomorrow.​Fattening? Yes. Decadent? Yes. Worth every chew and calorie? Hells yeah! We couldn't wait to sink our forks into Chef Sergio Sigala ricotta cavatelli and share the recipe with you. (If you have no idea who we're talking about, check out the first and second parts of his in ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Kork Wine Bar Celebrates Official Grand Opening Friday With Tastings, Music

    All photos by Laine DossKork's wine cellar offers a hideaway from the world.​Walking out of the blinding sun into Kork in downtown Miami is a little like walking into a teleportation device. Suddenly, you've been transported into a 1920s speakeasy in Chicago or New Orleans. Guy, the barkeep, welco ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Meat Market's Sarah Almand Gives Good Wine Advice

    Courtesy of Meat Market​When we hear sommelier we think well-suited-gentleman with a stiff upper lip who looks down his nose at you for ordering anything less than a $100 bottle of wine. Sarah Almand, Meat Market's delightfully spirited sommelier, is different.A Florida native, she was a geography ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011
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    September 1, 2011
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    August 9, 2011

    Santana, Pharrell, and Lil John: Celebrities With Liquor Brands

    ​These days it's not enough to have just one job. In this economy, you have to be a hustler to get by. If you're lucky, maybe you'll even be successful.Celebrities are no different; they like to have their hands in the cookie jar too. It's easy to criticize stars -- say they're sellouts. We say th ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    Play Sommelier With Summer BBQ Wines Under $20

    Alisdair/Flickr​The words "barbecue" and "beer" seem permanently wedded; a hot day is well matched with a cold one, and it's easy to pair with burgers, ribs, and grilled what-have-you. However, with backyard fiestas growing ever more gourmet, we champion summer appropriate wines that enhance the o ... More >>

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    June 24, 2011

    Michael's Genuine Celebrates Summer Wines

    Michael's Genuine Food & Drink​Owner and Executive Chef Michael Schwartz and his hard-working sommelier Eric Larkee (who has been with Design District pioneer Michael's Genuine since 2009), are hosting a wine pairing dinner built completely around what they term "summer's most versatile gra ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Allegra Angelo From Michy's: Top 5 Summer Wines Under $15

    Erich FerdinandSummer salads call for a lighter touch when it comes to wine selection.​Miami is about to get uncomfortably sticky. Suddenly, the breezes die and it's hot as hell. Summer, unfortunately, officially arrives on the calendar next week; and with it our dietary wants shift from heavy men ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    Dom Perignon Winemaker Vincent Chaperon Guarded Cork in the Military

    Laine Doss Vincent Chaperon, wine maker for Dom Perignon.​Even though Vincent Chaperon is only 34, he has about a dozen years of experience in the world of Champagne. He's also the winemaker for iconic brand Dom Perignon, which is located in the heart of France's Champagne region. The hands ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011
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    February 26, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: Danny Meyer, Shake Shack, and The Matrix

    Trina SargalskiShake Shack menu items like the ShackBurger, the Shack-cago Dog, the Bird Dog, fries and cheese sauce were paired with wines at Danny Meyer's tasting seminar. Not pictured is the custard with key lime pie.​Danny Meyer, superstar restaurateur and CEO of the group behind Gramercy Tav ... More >>

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    December 31, 2010

    Sparkling Wine on a Budget

    A.G. Ferrari Foods​New Year's Eve is T-Minus a few hours away. Whether the party is at your buddy's crib or at a club on the beach, one thing is for sure -- Champagne! Popping bottles is a celebratory ritual practiced all over the world on December 31. But what do you do when you can't ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    Grazie's New Zealand Lamb Rack a Steal at $29

    John ZurNew Zealand rack of lamb​The appeal of Grazie Italian Cuisine comes in part from its curious location on Washington Avenue. In a neighborhood of casual eateries and dives, a restaurant that prides itself on quality of service and food is a refreshing thought, especially when the prices are ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010

    Thanksgiving Wines Under $25

    Photo by Randy Larcombe The wine press at Torbreck Winery.​If you have no desire to spend Thanksgiving gulping beer like a Pilgrim and would prefer to swirl and sip some vino, here are some great suggestions we discovered while out tasting with fellow oenophiles. All of the choices are unde ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009

    The Omni Area, Not Just For Crackheads Anymore

    Ever ridden your bike north on Biscayne Boulevard at midnight and wondered what that place around 18th Street was doing that had all those people sitting outside eating, drinking, smiling and looking like they were having a good time? I have. I almost ran one of them over, so much for riding on the ... More >>

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    August 29, 2008

    10 Wines You Can Afford to Love

    Above: And ten reasons to love Publix Yes, you too can be a wine connoisseur on your minimalist 30K a year salary. I've just finished reading The Wine Trials by Robin Goldstein, a scrappy little tome about the 6,000 wines he arranged to have blind tasted over the course of a year. Want to guess w ... More >>

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    August 12, 2008

    Christine's Stag's Leap Wine Tasting and Prix Fixe Menu

    The secret to eating out lately? Maybe it's to save your bucks on the small trips to restaurants and then splurge on one great meal, a la the Stag's Leap Dinner on Thursday, August 21 at Christine's Restaurant? You could think of it as your personal last supper, if that helps. For $80 a head plus ... More >>

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    July 8, 2008

    Tuscan July

    Miami Spice has proven such a successful promotion tool that each year we see more and more restaurants stretch it out by creating their own similarly priced specials for the month of July. Like Miami Spice, the deal’s worthiness is wholly dependent upon what kind of menu is being offered -- and l ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 17, 2008

    Vin Vision

    Wine 69 uncorks on a fast-changing stretch of Biscayne Boulevard.

  • Dining

    August 24, 2006

    Fine Wining

    At D’Vino, the food plays second fiddle

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    July 21, 2005
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    September 4, 2003

    Chino Cum Vino

    Your guide to the right wine for the kung pao chicken

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    April 24, 2003

    The Kvetchies

    The Best of the Worst

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    August 15, 2002

    August Wines

    Long hot summer dampened your appetite? Try drinking your dinner.

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    May 31, 2001

    Time to Wine Down

    Summer cellars

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    January 28, 1999