Freisa thrives on the marly-chalk soils in the hills of Piemonte in northern Italy. The grape has medium levels of acidity and abundant tannin, giving Freisa good aging potential. Other varieties such as Barbera and Nebbiolo replaced Freisa after the Phylloxera crisis in the late 19th century because they were easier to work with. Barbera and Nebbiolo have since become famous for producing some of Italy's finest reds.
To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, also called the Moon Festival, hotels, bakeries and restaurants across the island have come up with a selection of mooncakes and gift baskets.
The legendary Dungeon Family music collective, which birthed a generation of hip-hop stars, is reuniting on stage Saturday for the first time in a decade, and they're not looking to stop there.
In tango, a male dancer leads his female partner through a series of sensual and synchronized movements. The man always leads -- but Argentina's "queer tango" turns this convention upside-down.
The giant luxury cruise liner was anchored just off Nome, too hulking to use the Bering Sea community's docks on its inaugural visit.
Rockers Coldplay will play their first-ever show in India in a free performance as the anti-poverty Global Citizen Festival on Friday announced an expansion.
Kanye West brought his "Saint Pablo Tour" to the small stage at a New York Fashion Week party, where he performed under smoky, dark lights, and ended his set with some outspoken words, per usual.
A design of translucent marble and glass was unveiled Thursday for a long-stalled performing arts center at the World Trade Center complex.
Tenor Johan Botha, whose light but muscular voice dazzled audiences at the world's top operatic stages in a wide range of roles, died Thursday in Vienna. He was 51.
M.I.A., the world-beat rapper and enemy of confection pop, has never gone in only one direction. So it's kind of weirdly fitting that on her latest album she's joined by someone few expected -- a onetime member of One Direction.