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50 Wine Facts from 50 United States

50 Wine Facts from 50 United States

by Jonathan Cristaldi  The United States of America are united on one front: all 50 states in the Union are, in some way shape or form, growing grapes and producing wine. For a country as a whole, we may not agree fully on anything, but this, rest assured, is fact and...
Memorial Day: Skip the Red the White and Go Rosé

Memorial Day: Skip the Red the White and Go Rosé

The thought of imbibing on rosé year-round once raised eyebrows by the wine elite–it was a sure sign of the amateur wine consumer. But, as with most things, the times they have a-changed. It’s no longer a faux-pas to crack open a bottle of your favorite...
6 Tips: How To Be a Better Wine Writer

6 Tips: How To Be a Better Wine Writer

When I started writing about wine, no one told me how to do it, let alone gave me any advice that I’ve been churning over in my mind ever since. My first editor knocked me around, though–challenged me to deliver an article that not only met his standards...
Exploring the Adelaida District of Paso Robles

Exploring the Adelaida District of Paso Robles

In 2014, the vast Paso Robles AVA was divided into eleven sub-regions. “Paso Robles was the largest un-subdivided AVA within California at approximately 614,000 acres,” writes Jason Haas for Blog Tablas Creek, back in September of 2013. “By contrast,...
Carneros Wine Alliance Annual Spring Barrel Tasting

Carneros Wine Alliance Annual Spring Barrel Tasting

The Carneros Wine Alliance held their annual Spring Barrel Tasting on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Below are my tasting highlights from the event, and just before that is a brief history of the region, written by Catherine Bugue, Director of Education at the Napa Valley...
5 Sommeliers You Should Be Following on Instagram

5 Sommeliers You Should Be Following on Instagram

Last August we told you about 5 Somms You Should Be Following on Instagram, and now we’ve got a new list for you. The stakes have been raised–there was a TV show out about somms trying to attain the Master Sommelier credential, and if you haven’t...

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