Red Blends Are More Popular Than Ever With…

Cabernet Sauvignon is the undisputed top-selling red wine varietal in the United States, but the second-most-popular choice is far less specific. That would be red blends, now sitting at No. 2 on Nielsen’s measured U.S.…

What Exactly Is a Super-Premium Spirit Anyway?

As cocktail culture gets bigger in the U.S., all the while educating bar patrons about the finer drinks in life, more and more consumers are concerned with what is going into their drinks. After all,…

How to Watch New York Fashion Week From…

New York Fashion Week has just started and it's being streamed live on two new direct-to-consumer streaming video platforms, giving fashion fans unparalleled access to the runway shows and the buzz around them. International Management…

Rise of the Super Sequel! As ‘It: Chapter…

When it comes to Hollywood sequels, they just don't make them like them like they used to—these days, they're getting even longer. It: Chapter Two floats into theaters this weekend, concluding the skin-crawling saga of…

Facebook Debuts Online Dating In the U.S., Challenging…

Facebook is debuting its free online dating service in the U.S., opening a war against long-established rivals like Match.com in helping users find romance. The social network introduced Facebook Dating domestically on Thursday after months…

Dorian, Now a Category 5 Hurricane, Poised to…

Hurricane Dorian, which became a "catastrophic" Category 5 hurricane early Sunday, continues to adjust its path, causing fear and consternation along the Southeastern Atlantic coast. The National Hurricane Center, in its 11 a.m. ET update…

Winemakers in New York’s Finger Lakes Region Are…

Just as Napa Valley is indelibly associated with Cabernet Sauvignon, New York’s Finger Lakes are deeply connected to Riesling. Among vinifera—the species of grape that includes all the well-known, traditional, winemaking varieties—Riesling leads by a…

How a Soap Opera Led to a Japanese…

In 1918, Masataka Taketsuru traveled from Japan to Scotland to learn how to make whisky. While there, he studied at the University of Glasgow, became an apprentice at a number of Scotch distilleries, and met…

What It Means to Be the Chief Purpose…

Leigh Barnes knows what you’re thinking, because he was there too, about a year ago, when he became the chief purpose officer of Intrepid Group: What exactly does a chief purpose officer actually do? Far…

Can New Grapes Save the Wine Industry From…

Heat waves, frost, rainstorms: As climate change continues to present challenges in vineyards, vintners across the globe are trying to figure out how to manage new and ever-changing conditions. Bordeaux, France, long known as a…

Seven Ways to Enjoy White (Wine) After Labor…

Like white clothes, white wine is typically phased out after Labor Day. (Meanwhile, some of us will never wear white shoes again after watching the ’90s classic Serial Mom, but I digress.) In the United…

The Future of Auctions Might Rely on Luxury…

When it comes to a luxury auction, rare watches and exotic cars made popular by the likes of James Bond are a timeless pairing. Equally important, bidding on expensive objects can provide a glimpse into…

Robot Baristas Serve Cappuccinos With Convenience

Robot baristas are carving a space between coffee bars and vending machines, catering to time-crunched consumers who want quality coffee without waiting in line. There are a few robotically-powered coffee startups gaining traction in the…

Dorian Now 1 mph Shy of Being a…

Hurricane Dorian could present a significant threat to South and Central Florida as it continues to gain strength and inches closer to the Atlantic coastline. As of 11 a.m. ET, the storm, currently a Category…