There is no better wine for the holidays than Cabernet Sauvignon.2015 Substance Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon ($17) Grapes from two top Washington regions, Red Mountain and the Wahluke Slope, come together in this powerful, dark-fruited wine.
Photos: Catherine Toth Fox
With “craft pizza” in its name, you might be disappointed to find the very expensive pizza oven in Appetito Craft Pizza & Wine Bar in Waikīkī empty and unused.My favorite of the small plates is the crispy fried chicken ($14), seasoned with cayenne pepper and Grana Padano cheese and served with a smoked pecorino cream fondue.
At this year’s Decanter Fine Wine Encounter, we asked for insider tips from those working for some of the top Champagne houses…
Top restaurants in Champagne — recommended by the producers at DFWE 2017
L’Assiette Champenoise Reims
Contemporary design meets traditional Champagne … Credit: assiettechampenoise.com
Literal translation: ‘the dish of Champagne’ — this restaurant epitomises the region’s haute cuisine.
A sauce of sauteed shallots, butter and red wine dresses pan-fried duck breast.Keep handy a small saucepan for collecting duck fat.