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.


The 2016 Buyer’s Guide

FSR editors handpick the best products for chefs and operators to consider in the coming year, across multiple categories.

David Burke Group Launches First Private Label Wine

David Burke Group, will be its first signature private label wine called “Unvarnished” this fall.

Chilean Cuisine in the Spotlight at Omni's Flavors of the World

Omni's food and beverage directors travelled to Chile to explore authentic cooking methods

ENO Launches New Private Label Wines

ENO has partnered with wineries around the world to create private, custom label wines, exclusively available for purchase at ENO locations in Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.

Affordable Rich Reds

Wine drinkers are introducing their palates to Napa Valley Cabs priced under $100.

New York City's Carbone Debuts New Look on Las Vegas Strip

Marking Major Food Group’s first domestic expansion outside of New York City, Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi, and Jeff Zalaznick introduced their concept, Carbone, a successful restaur

Ruth's Chris Celebrates with Top Rated Wines of the World Dinner

Ruth's Chris Steak House will host a "Top Rated Wines of the World Dinner" on October 18 at 97 locations across the nation.

On-Premise Trends Moderate Through Early September

According to GuestMetrics LLC, which collects check-level data from Point-of-Sales systems from more than 10,000 restaurants and bars, on-premise trends moderated through early September, while spr

Kelly Peterson Bates Named Head Sommelier at The Boarding House

The Boarding House in Chicago announced Kelly Peterson Bates as head sommelier, part of an all-women leadership team together with owner and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh and Executive Ch

Vegetarian Pairings

A bountiful autumn harvest is easily complemented by a wide range of wines.