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Sparkling Examples
It's that time of year again ...
"...a few things in life I guess I'll never understand, like crop circles, the media's endless fascination with Michael..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Tasting the Stars
Champagne: an appreciation and primer
"...new year. While we're all for any rite that includes wine, we wanted to take a step back from..."

Dec. 31, 2004 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere
Champagne wishes bubble up around the holidays, and Wes Marshall is the man to help you make them come true.
"...First, these wines deserve to be drunk year-round. For no good reason, and..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Liquid Assets
Wes Marshall reveals the best wine bargains of 2001.
"...wines at daily-drinking prices. Rare as hen's teeth and harder to find than the proverbial needle in a haystack,..."

Nov. 2, 2001 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Liquid Assets
Wines for Thanksgiving
"...Wines for Thanksgiving..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Weekend Wine
A random walk down the best values in holiday wines!
"...good sparkling wine goes with everything from apps to desserts, from a pre-dinner shellfish to an after dinner cheese..."

Nov. 18, 2017 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Don’t Settle for Cheap Champagne on Valentine’s Day
Nothing sparks the romance like good Champagne
"...It doesn’t matter. We are talking about life and death issues here! Valentine’s Day equals Champagne, and only the..."

Feb. 12, 2019 Food Post by Wes Marshall

How About a Little Wine with That Chocolate?
Find the perfect combination for you and your sweetie
"...Two easy-to-find choices are Rancho Zabaco Sonoma County Heritage Zinfandel ($14) or d'Arenberg's Stump Jump Grenache-Shiraz ($10)...."

Feb. 8, 2008 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Liquid Assets
Wines for the Holidays
"...With all the wonderful food and new recipes hitting your kitchen over the..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Shawn Cirkiel's James Beard House Dinner Menu
"...Onion Tarts Gulf Oyster Terrine With Mignonette Domaine Chandon Blanc de Noir N.V...."

Aug. 9, 2002 Food Feature

Weekend Wine: Countdown to the Holidays
New Year’s floats in on a cloud of bubbles!
"...Hopefully, regular readers will have picked up on the importance most wine..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Wine of the Week: Wine and Cocktail Pairings for Thanksgiving
"...people think. There's nothing wrong with pairing a Sauvignon Blanc with a steak, and it's just fine to drink..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Champagne Strife
Holiday Cheers Spawn Spirits Rivalry
"...write a cute little article about the limestone caves under the city of Reims where Champagne is stored, or..."

Dec. 22, 1995 Food Feature

Liquid Assets
"...that champagne is a specific name for sparkling wine made in the Champagne region of northeast France. Champagne will..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Food Column by Wes Marshall

The Best of Food in 2007
10 Best Wines of the Year
"...the Banfi, Chateau St. Jean, and Jadot – are widely available. My choices are evenly matched with five whites..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Liquid Assets
Sparkling wines and champagnes
"...A little clarification is in order. First, all Champagnes are sparkling wines, but only a..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Bubblicious
The year's best champagnes and sparkling wines
"...champagne is one of the world's great wines and deserves to be enjoyed year-round. Just think of all those..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Bubbly Buzzwords:
"...Blanc de blanc: Made with all white grapes, usually Chardonnay...."

Dec. 22, 1995 Food Feature

Champagne Uncorked
Wes Marshall provides a primer on Champagne: where to get it, when to drink it, and what to drink it with.
"...service at the Abbey of Hautvillers in the last decade of the 17th century. Revisionists promote the idea that..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Wine of the Week
Thanksgiving edition
"...than either, is Bollinger Special Cuvée, a rich wine made mostly from pinot noir. The toasty, yeasty aromas will..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Thanksgiving Wines
Chameleon wines for your Thanksgiving spread
"...abundant flavors – both sweet and savory – that demand chameleon wines. Here's one rule to remember: Anytime you're..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

The Grape Beyond
From Burgundy to Tuscany, the basics on wines one might soon find in Austin
"...town of Beaune, the epicenter of the Burgundy wine trade. People in Burgundy are both knowledgeable and opinionated about..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Flight 1: Light- to Medium-Bodied Whites
"...1997 Wairau River Sauvignon Blanc ($19.99): perky, tropical, and exotic New Zealand S.B.; RINGER..."

July 23, 1999 Food Column

Liquid Assets
Holiday Wines
"...my Scottish heritage allows me to buy overpriced or undervalued wines. During the past year, I've been compiling a..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Tasty Twosomes
Wes Marshall lays out the laws of pairing food with wine at Thanksgiving and provides some recipe ideas.
"...wine for turkey day. Since our goal is to provide some guidance about the marriage of food and wine,..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Wine of the Week
Try France
"...The film Sideways profiled an over-the-top love affair with the Pinot Noir..."

July 13, 2007 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Superior Wine and Fine Food for a Great Charity
"...a bargain food-and-wine experience. They are calling it the Deluxe Tour of Five Continents of Fine Wine, and they'll..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Food Feature

Liquid Assets
Wes Marshall scrutinizes the best wine lists in Austin.
"...art is both better and cheaper. Restaurants are working harder and smarter to get our dollars. After checking the..."

May 31, 2002 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Selections From Burgundy
"...2005 La Feif de Grenoilles Grand Cru $50 (white)..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Time for Rosés
Rosés are a crisp complement to the savory flavors of summer grilling
"...Bieler Père et Fils Rosé ($12) has all the lavender and strawberry aromas married to big acids along with..."

July 11, 2008 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

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