Sarah Tracey, Freelance Writer
Sarah Tracey, Freelance Writer

Sarah Tracey, Certified Sommelier

Sarah is a freelance writer for MarthaStewart.com.
Because no one should drink warm sparkling wine.
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It's okay to break this old wine pairing rule—here's why (and how to get it right).
These fizzy wines are easy to drink, inexpensive, and perfect for celebrations.
Whether there will be burgers, grilled seafood, or you don't know what's on the menu, we've got a reasonably priced bottle that's just right for the occasion.
Our drinks expert lays out the trends in pink to quaff this year.
It's not about being snobbish. There are practical reasons for changing the way you're gripping your glass, according to sommeliers.
Or is this an outdated etiquette rule that you can skip?
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Food-friendly rosé wines are a smart and romantic choice for the holiday of love.
Plus, our pros share their glassware of choice when popping a bottle of Champagne.
Or is this an outdated etiquette rule that you can skip?
Food-friendly rosé wines are a smart and romantic choice for the holiday of love.
Plus, our pros share their glassware of choice when popping a bottle of Champagne.
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What should you drink? Wine experts offer pairing advice and share the bottles that will be on their holiday table this year.
Because warm weather isn't only about rosé.
We're sharing the tried-and-true methods that wine professionals turn to.
Whether you're turning on the grill to make steak, chicken, seafood, or vegetables, here are the easy-drinking vinos to pair with them all summer long.
What is the difference between Champagne, prosecco, cava, and other bubbles? And when is it worth the splurge?
Toast to the Emerald Isle with one of these Irish brews.
These French wines pair well with food and are good value.
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It's nothing like that sweet, blush wine.
We'll explain the difference between Chianti and Chianti Classico.
It's one of the oldest grape varieties in the world.
Understanding the difference between wines grown in different regions around the world and at price points low and high.
Do you love foods that bring the heat? Make sure you have the right wine to complement and cool down those hot flavors.
And why you should try the different styles of wine made with this popular grape.
Whether you prefer light and crisp or rich and luscious, there's a white for you.