Category: Did You KNow
Jamie Kutch has become one of the most respected producers of California Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. For a former Wall Street trader, it’s been an unconventional journey.Read More
For the most part, oak-aged red and white wine is still misunderstood among most consumers. We asked seven winemakers to explain what oak actually imparts to a wine.Read More
Those European wines that you need for blind tasting practice might be about to rise in price, because of a dispute over subsidies in the aerospace industry.Read More
Here are just a few of the gems in Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser’s newest article. We think it’s one of the best “101” guides for those just getting into wine, packed with sage advice we wish we had been given a long time ago. And although it is geared toward newbies, it’s actually full of wise advice longtime wine industry pros may want to take into consideration.Read More
Since the roll-out five years ago, there does seem to be a growing acceptance of Gran Selezione among producers, albeit an often grudging one, and an increasing sense of familiarity among consumers.Read More
The days of Australian wine being synonymous with over-extracted, unbalanced fruit juice are mercifully past us. Yet to a certain extent, and among a certain generation of consumers, the stigma has proven to be frustratingly persistent.
Sure, there are plenty of massively styled reds being produced Down Under, but that’s the case around the world, and to discuss them as if they’re in any way emblematic of an entire country’s—and in this, an entire continent’s!—wine culture is grossly inaccurate.