We are excited to have partnered with Wine Access, in our commitment to making the wine industry a vibrant, forward-thinking, and diverse industry. This of course requires the very best people. That’s why we’re teaming up with NBA star and wine lover Josh Hart to offer 100 scholarships to aspiring wine experts in the BIPOC community, with the goal of discovering tomorrow’s wine industry stars.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.
For now, Bordeaux lovers can expect fascinating discussions around the newly approved wine grapes, but little actual impact on their favorite beverages. Writer and raconteur Joe Roberts has the scoop. And we have the dish on all things French Wine, so after reading Joe’s article, and you get a little taste of just how much there is to know, we recommend you explore the French Wine Scholar program.Read More