Some twenty five years ago, during an informal dinner in a local tavern (tasca in Spanish) in Jerez de la Frontera, my host ...
One of my goals for 2019 was to read more of wine books. It's a resolution to which I've stuck, and more of my recent ...
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"So, what are you going to do on your Travelscope Flavors of Burgundy and Provence cruise aboard Emerald Waterways next July, ...
If you haven't had wines from Romania, you’re missing out. Big time! I know this is a bold statement. With so many amazing wines being produced worldwide today. But, with that being said, I am ...
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Too many good wines and too little time? Let’s resolve to drink more great wine in 2015! Here’s my wish list of wines I adore yet don’t drink often enough. Chablis: I love the ...
January 27th saw the arrival of the Benvenuto Brunello road show, from The Fortezza in Montalcino, to Gotham Hall in Manhattan. The purpose of the event was to showcase (and welcome) the 2009 vintage ...
Wine writers waxed fortified in a recent Forbes article titled “The 9 Best Wines and Spirits to Start Drinking in 2015”. Sherry topped the top-nine list, appearing three times by virtue of the ...
Earlier this month, Wines of Argentina announced theme, dates and details of the 2015 Argentina Wine Awards. The theme of the awards ceremony will be, “Women in Wine”, the organization said in a news ...
A new Cuvée of white wine has been added to this year's Hospices de Beaune auction in Beaune (Burgundy) on November 16. Christie's France will host the auction. The addition of the cru wine, called ...
Who doesn’t love a good wine label? They are essential fodder for discussion over a glass. Chit-chat aside, wine labels are at their most meaningful when created under the aegis of a wine region. ...
I recently spent a few days in Piedmont getting a head start on my annual look at the latest vintage releases, which in this case are the very highly touted 2010s in Barolo. While the vintage is ...
Wines aren't the only thing going green. Nomacorc, an intentional company who produces closures (a word for non-cork corks), wraps up 2014 having scored contracts with wineries in Italy and the United ...