Season of fauxtox

January 11, 2017

Sommelier Carmen McGee is with us all in spirit as we proceed bravely into our new year. It’s the season of fauxtox.


Let’s mix it up

December 14, 2016

Sommelier Carmen McGee is thinking bubbles. With a difference.

It’s Beaujolais Nouveau time

November 9, 2016

The whys and the wheres of Beaujolais Nouveau season are explained by Sommelier Carmen McGee. Join the fun!

Turn with the seasons

October 12, 2016

Sommelier Carmen McGee recommends we celebrate the season with pinot noir and suggests several delicious possibilities

Rosé all day

August 15, 2016

Wine columnist Carmen McGee shares one of her favorite things: rosé wines.

Fancy and cool

July 12, 2016

Wine columnist Carmen McGee says it’s time for an aperitif, or two or three, and she offers some advice about mixing and tasting.

Two-EE's Winery Plonqé, photography by Neal Bruns

Train your palate

June 13, 2016

Wine columnist Carmen McGee offers a suggestion about how to explore some interesting, locally crafted wines on a summer evening.

Burgundy is king

May 20, 2016

We visit France’s Burgundy region with wine columnist Carmen McGee, who coaches us through the villages up to the storied Grand Cru wines.

Pair like a pro

April 29, 2016

Wine columnist Carmen McGee coaches us to become competent at pairing wine with food, maybe even expert.

Geeked out

March 11, 2016

Wine columnist Carmen McGee helps make sense of the world of wine words. What makes a wine “chewy,” anyways?

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