Making white wine from red grapes is a common practice with sparkling wines. Allison Levine has been tasting still white wines made from red grapes --and enjoying them.
Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW and Swedish photojournalist Johan Berglund have teamed up to create a new, independent, advertising-free wine review website.
Wine lovers who are searching for specific bottles last week got a huge assist with the launch of a new search engine oriented to them that will make finding wines that much easier. It's called pix.com.
A white wine in Barolo is not what most people expect, but the producers in Novello believe in the potential of Nas-Cëtta del Comune di Novello, made from Nascetta grapes, which they saved from near-extinction.
Allen Balik has decided to make 2022 the year to discover new wines, in addition to revisiting favorites.
Winemakers in the United States can become stars, a phenomenon that doesn’t exist in Europe. Is it because they know that at least half the credit for a great wine should go to growers?
Eduardo Dingler in Friula, Italy, pays visits to two wineries, Petrussa, and Moschioni Estate.
Charlie Wolleson recalls his family's history farming land that has been in his family since the early 1900s.
Traci Dutton's passion for the culinary and literary arts have led her on a most interesting journey.
Allison Levine is dreaming of Italy for the new year, especially of a winery she discovered in the Gavi region of Piemonte, Italy.
Napa Valley has lured many young winemakers from across the globe. But in the case of Laura Díaz Muñoz the trip to Napa was meant only to be a brief sidestep before moving on. That was in 2007. Today, she is winemaker and general manager at Ehlers Estate winery.
The Napa Valley Wine Academy exceeded its scholarship goals and enrollment for 2021, and Stony Hill Vineyard has a new estate director, Michaela Kelly.
"But beyond all the young wines that I evaluate and the ancient ones that I love, there is a third category of wine: middle-aged," writes Dan Berger. "I rarely pay enough attention to this third kind of wine. Yet those wines that are not really young or old can be a delight."
The past few years have been beyond difficult for Napa Valley restaurants. Fires and the pandemic have combined to exacerbate an already tight labor market and forced many businesses to remain closed for long periods of time.
Champagne Louis Roederer is raising the standard of the house’s flagship wine, replacing its NV Brut Premiere with the Louis Roederer Collection 242, a multi-vintage wine that had its start when the venerable Champagne house started a perpetual reserve, like the solera system used for Sherry…
What's ahead for wine in 2022?
"I used to like Zinfandel," Dan Berger writes. "He was an engaging, humorous fellow who often regaled us with silly jokes, had razor retorts for hecklers who disliked his brand of humor, and usually was the life of the party. Then arrogance set in..."
Champagne and other sparkling wines are a bright spot in the ever-changing landscape of wine sales in 2021.
Ron Rubin was 22 when he decided he wanted to one day own his own winery. When he was 62 he achieved his dream, where he combines his years of experience in the beverage industry with his philosophic and philanthropic goals to create "a beautiful experience."
Allison Levine travels to the Cienega Valley in San Benito County, an inland portion of California’s Central Coast wine region.
Many wine lovers will realize that the gift-giving season ain’t always a blessing. Dan Berger suggests gifts to give yourself: three outstanding books on wine.
To wrap up its 75th anniversary year, CK Mondavi and Family has released a slew of fun holiday-themed cocktails and family-style recipes using their products.
Is terroir dead? Dan Berger argues that "certainly it’s in the intensive care ward and the nurse is named Ratched."
Eduardo Dingler continues his saga of a fall wine trip to VinItaly and beyond. This week, he explores Friuli in northeastern Italy.
Allen Balik travels to LA for a holiday dinner with old friends, and memorable food and wine.