At hotels and restaurants aiming to provide the highest level of hospitality, it is people who make the difference. Here are our hospitality award winners.
It's always a pleasure to taste wine when we travel. These five regions may be classics, but that doesn't mean that they didn't hold surprises.
Rome has long been renowned for traditional foods. But nowadays visitors can choose from a widening selection of contemporary and experimental eateries.
Southern Vancouver Island's Cowichan Valley, dubbed the "Napa of the North," is increasingly renowned for its wineries. Here are three of our favorites.
Napa Valley may be known for wine tastings, but the area is developing more and more bars with creative mixology. Here are 11 places to get a great cocktail.
Amid glitzy chandeliers and blingy surroundings, our writer finds herself being a Winemaker for a Day at Raymond Vineyards.
After years of seeing the vintage Napa Valley Wine Train, comprised of 100-year-old Pullman rail cars, our writer decides to take it from Napa to St. Helena.
Guided by friendly staff, we visited four boutique wineries in Napa, discovering the subtleties of each vintage and unlocking the mysteries of their terroirs.
Calabria's largest city, Reggio, is often overlooked, but it shouldn't be. It boasts a lovely seaside promenade, elegant buildings and a fashionable populace.
Calabria has seen a restaurant renaissance, with talented native-born chefs opening eateries that reinvent traditional foods and recipes for the 21st century.
Seeing the vineyards and tasting wine where it's made gives you a deeper connection to it. In Colmar, we had great fun learning about Alsatian wines.
Alsace is one of the most beautiful wine regions in the world. We visited seven wineries there, each of which has something unique to offer the oenophile.
Eight outstanding restaurants in the Yucatán, where the chefs are cooking everything from traditional Oaxacan fare to wood-fired pizza and molecular gastronomy.
Our writer spent the day sampling wine at tasting rooms across Santa Barbara wine country. Here are four of her favorite stops along the way.
Set within an imposing 12th-century castle, COMO Castello Del Nero, outside Florence, has reopened after an extensive renovation.
Tel Aviv has become one of the world’s great food cities, with an ever-evolving culinary scene. Here are five restaurants we recommend.
The coveted wines of France’s Burgundy region command stratospheric prices and frenzied demand among wine connoisseurs.
As well as finding unusual wines in unexpected places on our travels this year, we tasted notable gins in Belgium and a range of remarkable sakes in Japan.
At hotels and restaurants aiming to provide the highest level of hospitality, it is people who make the difference. Here are our Editors' Choice Award winners.
The high quality of English sparkling wines comes as a shock to most people. These seven compare favorably and sometimes top their famous French counterparts.
Corsicans invariably prefer to consume products that are made on their beloved island, whether it's wine, beer or mineral water.
Wine-making began 8,000 years ago in Georgia. To this day, the country has a robust wine scene. Here are five wine bars we loved in Tbilisi.
Georgia also has some 500 indigenous grape varieties and an 8,000-year history of winemaking. Our editor visited six wineries while he was there.
Capofaro Locanda & Malvasia, an elegant inn on the island of Salina, just converted its 19th-century lighthouse into six more rooms overlooking the Aeolian sea.
The wines of Abruzzo are becoming better known thanks to a small group of producers who are making exceptional vintages from the region's grapes.
I highly recommend trying some of Croatia's inviting wine bars. I found five immensely enjoyable ones along the Dalmatian Coast.
In summer, a glass of bubbly feels almost mandatory. In addition to ever-popular Champagne, here are seven interesting sparkling wines worth trying this summer.
Morocco may forbid drinking in public, but alcohol is not hard to come by in restaurants and hotels. Here's how to wisely choose your Moroccan wines.
Cisco Brewers contains a distillery, winery and brewery in Nantucket. Offering food and outdoor seating, it's become somewhat of a beverage theme park.
The wide variety of high-quality wines produced nowadays continues to amaze me. This year I found several in unexpected places.