Of all the Cabernet Sauvignons with cult followings that are made in California’s Napa Valley, it often appears none is more famous than Screaming Eagle. The wine consistently receives rave reviews from critics, and it is often the most sought-after wine made in America.
While we normally like to highlight wine accessories with a sense of style, the same cannot be said for the six accessories on this list. They may not even seem real, but they are, and they’re all available for purchase on Amazon (some of them can even be shipped to you for free if you […]
Going to the bar for a drink, whether alone or with friends, is a great way to spend a night out, but that night can quickly be ruined when you come in contact with any of the following people. These are the people who can destroy one of your favorite spots or help ensure you never return […]
Different drinks and different situations call for different tips when you’re at the bar, but it’s tough to know what tip is expected for each drink. While there are exceptions to every rule — particularly when it comes to local customs — we’ve outlined some ’best practices’ for proper tipping, along with why you should tip a […]
The new year brings new wine, new trends, and the newest release of our look at who is shaping America’s wine culture. If you haven’t seen the previous editions of this project, The Wine Web Power Index is our attempt to objectively identify and measure the influence of the people who play a large role in determining […]
Have you ever heard of orange (aka amber) wine, let alone drank it? Odds are you probably haven’t, yet a few years ago, according to many in the industry, it was going to be the next big craze. That clearly never happened, but it didn’t stop a lot of smart people from jumping on the […]
One of the most difficult aspects of being a casual wine consumer is that it can often seem like the enthusiasts are speaking a completely different language, and while that language may also be in English, to most people it’s anything but.
Merlot and Cabernet, they’re the two most popular red wines in America, but many people don’t know what makes each of them different and unique, or why you might prefer one to the other, so we’re here to help.
The tradition of ringing in the New Year with a glass of Champagne goes back to the nineteenth century, when, thanks to the rise of industrialization, those who weren’t nobility finally had enough money to at least afford the stuff on special occasions. Wanting to emulate the upper classes, the new middle class took to […]