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Mexico’s Most-Important Culinary Event Seduces with Tastes, Images, Magic

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Russian beluga caviar, Cinco Jotas Iberian ham and $300-a-bottle wines from California’s Robert Mondavi Winery were paired against Mexico’s finest Karla Correa Bedolla wines, Cervecería Charro beers and tangy Terra Sepia tacos during the grand finale of the 10th edition of Millesime at Centro Citibanamex on Wednesday, Nov. 23, Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25. The

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The Comeback Kid of Wines

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS When most people think of Spanish wines, they imagine a crisp Crianza from Rioja, a silky Godello from Galicia, or maybe even a sparkling Cava from Penedès. Indeed, Spain is the world’s third-largest wine producer, with thousands of varieties of robust red, fruity whites and floral rosés. But then is there that other Spanish wine, that fortified,

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Gourmet Food Fest Heralds in Beginning of End of Pandemic

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS It has been called Mexico’s culinary Oscars, and for eight groundbreaking seasons, it has been “The Place” to sample some of Mexico City’s best gastronomic offerings. And this year’s edition of Sabor es Polanco, held in the open-air venue of the Campo Marte military base next to the National Auditorium, on Saturday, March 12, and Sunday, March

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The Earthy Wines of Priorat

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS It wasn’t that long ago that the wines from Spain’s remote, rocky region of Priorat were known more for their harsh, minerally taste and high alcohol content than for the multifaceted structure and earthy bouquets of leather, violets, blackberries and dried herbs. In fact, for decades, the region’s bodegas were best known for their bulk wine grapes

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Gloria Trevi to Open Freixenet Harvest Fest

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi is slated to headline the Freixenet vendimia (grape harvest festival) in the northern central Mexican state of Querétaro on Friday, Aug. 2. Trevi, often referred to as the “Mexican Madonna,” will be performing during the first night of the three-day vendimia. The festival, which is organized each year at Freixemet Mexico’s Finca

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