Restaurant Wine News and Trends

From Napa Valley to Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon to Pinot Noir, FSR Wine Editor Kristine Hansen covers dominant and emerging wine regions, best food pairings with each varietal, and the latest news about wine service in the hospitality industry, leading sommeliers, and seasonal favorites.


Reset the Wine Clock

Milwaukee sommelier Nate Norfolk, who sells wine to restaurants through distributor Purple Feet Wines, thinks wine dinners often get stuffy and formal, making it difficult for him to work the room

Carmello’s Wins Wine Spectator’s 2015 Award of Excellence

Carmello’s of Old Town Manassas, Virginia, recently earned Wine Spectator magazine’s 2015 Award of Excellence for the sixth consecutive year.

South Carolina Festival will Host Dinner With Michelin-Starred Chefs

The dining experience is in celebration of euphoria's 10th Food, Wine, and Music Festival

Faire Earns 2015 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Faire Steak and Seafood was honored for its wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2015 Restaurant Wine List Awards.

Wines by the Glass

Sampling, selling, and food pairings are all made easier with single-glass pours.

Raval Tapas Bar Brings Spanish Culture to Jersey City

Barcelona Comes to Life in Latest Concept From Restaurant Development Group

Landry's Inc. Partners With Coravin For Elevated Wine Program

The Coravin System Allows Users to Pour a Glass of Wine Without Pulling the Cork

Intro Names New Chef-In-Residence

Erik Anderson Brings Modern Approach to French Cooking

CIA Hosts Inaugural Sommelier Summit

More Than 130 Sommeliers Converged on the CIA's Greystone Campus