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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...
The State of Virginia Wine

The State of Virginia Wine

In celebration of Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, which is today, April 13, we asked Alicia Cypress, a fellow of the 2016 Symposium for Professional Wine Writers, and digital editor with NPR, to report on the state of the wine industry from Virginia. Cypress...
Founding Father of Wine – Thomas Jefferson

Founding Father of Wine – Thomas Jefferson

In celebration of Thomas Jefferson’s birthday–April 13–we are digging deep into this founding father of wine and third POTUS’ grape-growing experiments from his celebrated home in Monticello, Virginia. Consider this a teaser to our American...
Oregon Winemaker Eats Dirt

Oregon Winemaker Eats Dirt

Okay, I’m guilty: that was a sensationalist headline. And it’s only half true. But it starts like this: I received an invite to a dinner called “Eat Dirt” from winemaker Nicholas Keeler, Authentique Wines, based in the Eola-Amity AVA of...

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