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GAYOT's Wine Rating System Explanation Our rating system is based on the one used to grade French high school students. It utilizes a 20-point scale, and reflects only the quality of the wine. 20 points on our 20-point scale, which we...
The Best Champagne Bottles You Can Find For Less Than $100 There is a wealth of great Champagne just below the Tête de Cuvée category, and some of the most affordable in this range are even vintage releases. If you’re...
Sparkling Wines Worth Toasting Great sparkling wines don’t have to come from Champagne (France). You can find some truly great sparkling wine values from other parts of the world. If what you want is an affordable bottle of bubbly that’s...
Surrender to the Sparkling Sweetness Sweet, or demi sec, sparkling wine is a specialized category of bubbly with wide appeal. Although many make the mistake of thinking of them simply as wines for toasting or to serve with dessert, the...
The Best (Easy) Romantic Cocktail Recipes When it comes to celebrating a memorable occasion for you and your special someone, drinks are always in order. Plan a night in and mix one up together or go the surprise route and...
Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes for Warm Days Summer is the time to concoct refreshing and thirst-quenching drinks. Whether your taste leans towards vodka, cider, gin or aperol, GAYOT's Best Summer Cocktails are perfect for sipping poolside, serving at a barbecue...
Festive Cocktail Recipes for the Holidays If there is ever a time for a drink, the holidays are it. GAYOT has selected the best spirit and wine-based recipes that offer a twist on classic cocktails. Whip up one (or all) for...
The Best Rosé Champagnes on the Market Brut Rosé is one of the hottest categories in wine today. Who can resist it? These effervescent wines offer gorgeous pink or peach color in the glass and a robustness you simply can’t...
Your Guide to After Dinner Digestifs The perfect end to a filling meal — digestifs are after-dinner alcoholic beverages that aid digestion. Not to be confused with apéritif, a light spirit consumed before a meal to spark the appetite, digestifs...
Great-Tasting Hard Ciders Although often inaccurately lumped with beer, cider is its own unique beverage. Currently enjoying an explosion in popularity, cider serves as a bridge between beer and wine, appealing to fans of both. Like wine, it’s made from...