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Postcard From Italy: The Wines of Alto Adige

In Alto Adige, you’ll find massive sloping terraces of vines that soar thousands of feet into the sky, with conditions influenced by the Dolomite Mountains leading into the Italian and Swiss Alps. Maintaining vines that typically shouldn’t exist at elevations so high is laborious, but worth it for the wines the region produces.

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Raise a Glass to the Best New Bars of 2014

It felt like a marathon trying to keep up with each new bar that opened in Dallas this year. I’d be sipping my first-ever cocktail at one — probably something whiskey-based, or mezcal maybe — and murmurs of the next big thing would already be circulating. Every month presented a new opportunity to pull up a stool at a freshly polished bar and order a drink for the first time. Taverns, lounges, speakeasies, even noteworthy restaurant bars flooded Dallas with meticulously shaken craft cocktails and seasonally rotating draft beers. If you didn’t already have a difficult time deciding where to spoil your liver, you certainly do now.

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