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  • 06.05.2022
    A Complete Guide to Champagne
    Champagne has become a symbol of celebration as the corks pop and bubbles foam. It's time to savour the wine itself with our backgrounder on...
  • 01.04.2022
    Why the World Loves Pinot Noir
    Falstaff traces the obsession that is Pinot Noir around the world, from Alsace to Argentina and California to Chile.
  • 01.03.2022
    The Dregs: Exploration Takes Many Forms
    There are many ways to explore in life. The key is to remain curious and to keep on looking and learning. That is the tonic of youth.
  • 23.02.2022
    Fine Italian Fizz: Franciacorta & Trentodoc
    Prosecco has conquered the world as the aperitivo of choice. However, there are two Italian regions that are world renowned for their...
  • 22.02.2022
    Terrific Tokyo: A Gourmet Guide
    Tokyo is not just a city – it is a universe in itself. One lifetime isn't enough to taste all the fantastic food available on every corner....
  • 18.02.2022
    Austrian Wine: A Region-by-Region Guide
    Austria may be small but it packs a mighty punch when it comes to wine. While it has made its name with a fresh-faced, white grape variety...
  • 18.02.2022
    A Primer on Port
    Brush up on Port with our quick primer on the region, grapes and styles of this sweet fortified wine.
  • 17.02.2022
    Single Quinta Ports: Anything but Classic
    Port, the sweet, fortified wine from the Douro Valley, is usually blended from various grape varieties and vineyards. But these blends have...
  • 14.02.2022
    Top Ryokan Stays in Japan
    Ryokans, or traditional Japanese inns, offer a unique place to stay. Here are four of our favourite addresses.
  • 11.02.2022
    The Wonderful World of Washed-Rind Cheeses
    Munster, Époisses, Taleggio & Co are smelly little parcels of indulgence. Yes, washed-rind cheeses are strongly-flavoured but their bark is...
  • 10.02.2022
    The New Diversity of Argentinian Wines
    Sub-regional differences and site-specific wines are changing the face of Argentina’s wine landscape. Plus tasting notes.
  • 02.02.2022
    Restful Retreats at Japan's Ryokan Inns
    Ryokan, or traditional Japanese inns, offer a unique take on escape that revolves entirely around contemplation, nature and a deep sense of...
  • 31.01.2022
    Top Hotels with Fabulous Wine Lists
    Looking for a luxurious winter holiday where you can enjoy a beautifully curated wine list? Falstaff has unearthed some global gems from...
  • 28.01.2022
    All You Need to Know about Sushi
    Sushi is ubiquitous, running the gamut from affordable supermarket snack to the highest gastronomic art. Here's what it is and how it came...
  • 27.01.2022
    Rum – Flavour of the Caribbean
    Sugar cane and the resulting rum have shaped the history, fortunes and culture of the Caribbean. Falstaff samples the distillate on...
  • 25.01.2022
    Who Was Falstaff?
    A 1980 performance of Verdi’s opera Falstaff in Vienna gave birth to this magazine. Editor-in-Chief Anne Krebiehl explores the protagonist’s...
  • 20.01.2022
    Brut Britannia: The Rise of English Sparkling Wine
    UK sparkling wine has come a long way in a short time. In just a few decades England’s fine fizz has become a delicious force to be reckoned...
  • 20.01.2022
    100 Red Wine Icons: New World
    Falstaff's wine editors have compiled the ultimate list of the world’s 100 most iconic red wine estates. Here are the New World wineries...
  • 19.01.2022
    100 Red Wine Icons: Spain, Portugal, Germany & Alps
    Falstaff's wine editors have compiled the ultimate list of the world’s 100 most iconic red wine estates. These are the ones from Spain,...
  • 18.01.2022
    100 Red Wine Icons: Italy
    Falstaff's wine editors have compiled the ultimate list of the world’s 100 most iconic red wine estates. Here are the wineries from Italy...
  • 17.01.2022
    100 Red Wine Icons: France
    Falstaff's wine editors have compiled the ultimate list of the world’s 100 most iconic red wine estates. Here are the wineries from France...
  • 14.01.2022
    Creating the Magic of Champagne
    Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon is the inspired cellar master of Champagne Louis Roederer and the man behind Cristal - one of the most thrilling...
  • 12.01.2022
    The World's 25 Best Sushi Places Outside Japan
    Sushi is an addiction that has conquered the world in the last 50 years. Here is our list of the 25 top sushi places, outside Japan.
  • 12.01.2022
    Nunc Est Bibendum - Now Is the Time to Drink
    Wine has been with us humans for forever – while circumstances may have changed, the essential truths of drinking and imbibing remain....
  • 11.01.2022
    Spanish Sparkling Wines: Cava & Corpinnat
    Rather well-hidden behind a mass-market image, Cava and Corpinnat present sparkling wines of true identity and character. Let's explore...
  • 11.01.2022
    Column: Here's to Life
    Attending his first big gathering in months, our columnist is reminded of a few simple truths and relaxes while they take their effect.
  • 11.01.2022
    Umami - The Savoury Taste Sensation
    Umami is one of the five tastes along with sweet, sour, salty and bitter. Here is what umami is all about.
  • 10.01.2022
    Best Ski Resorts around the World
    Snow bunnies and powder hounds rejoice - we've rounded up the most sensational ski resorts across Europe and North America for a magical...
  • 01.01.2022
    Rex Pickett's Sideways Column: Pinot Noir Saved My Life
    This is Rex Pickett's first column for Falstaff, from our Winter 2021 Edition. His first encounter with Pinot Noir. All wine geeks say they...