Formerly a contributing editor for Wine Spectator and the wine and spirits editor at Travel + Leisure, Bruce Schoenfeld has seen his work appear in Gourmet, Saveur, Food & Wine and the New York Times Magazine. He also writes about sports, music and politics for Esquire, Fast Company, ESPN and other outlets.
Swiss wine might be hard to find but it’s very easy to love
It’s the return of the office party – but can we leave the bad wine behind?
It took me 25 years to fall for sherry – but now I’m head over heels
Columns The Collection
For American collectors, Napa is still the only wine in town
Why you can keep your ‘Merlot Day’
With supermarket wine offerings becoming more diverse, David Kermode implores you to seek out and sample the world’s unsung grape varieties in favour of the old standards
Why Austria is the next great fine wine region
It has barely been part of the fine wine conversation in the past, but, argues David Kermode, Austria offers it all. Distinctive and different, it is a serious rival for quality – and you’ll get so much more for your money
Canned wine is the future – so why is it so bad?
A first-time festival experience means David Kermode must confront the truth about canned wine: current standards are embarrassingly low. Here, he explains why it’s time for winemakers to up their aluminium game
Top summer reads for food and drink lovers
From guidebooks covering vibrant wine regions to memoirs by prominent figures in food – and even recipe books with a bit more about them. We review the best summer reads for food and drink lovers to dive into
Bruce Schoenfeld was always a hoarder. In lockdown, he’s had to change tack
Our US columnist wrote this piece in January. ‘Little did I know then that I wouldn’t be ordering wine in restaurants for months,’ he says. ‘Turns out fighting the pandemic by staying home is far easier when you have a substantial cellar – but it does take a toll on your inventory…’
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