For most drinkers the country of Portugal exists to produce one and only one alcoholic beverage, Port, the luscious elixir that’s popular for closing out a meal, particularly around the holidays if you’re a Brit. To say that Portugal has a branding problem is an understatement.
As the weather turns cooler we like to liven up our homes with plants and herbs — which look lovely when planted in recycled bottles and corks. We’ve collected 5 cool wine crafts for your own indoor garden, some to buy, and some to make yourself. Whether you’re feeling crafty or want to give a great gift to […]
You could live an entire lifetime and never drink every bottle of French wine produced, yet we are sure there are people who have tried. But since most of us only have the ability to drink a limited amount, what are the bottles people more well versed in French wine than us (the experts) think […]
Almost everyone is familiar with at least Pinot Grigio and Chianti when it comes to Italian wines, and a few more of us even know the 3 B’s, Barolo, Barbaresco and Brunello, but that’s pretty much where the familiarity with Italian wine stops for most of us. But there’s a lot of great and diverse […]
We love wine bars, but we have to admit that many lists at these fine establishments often tend to look the same, no matter what stool you wind up straddling. Inspired by our pals at Eater’s recent post showing what every trendy restaurant menu looks like, we decided to create a similar one for the 2014 […]
Winemaking is a difficult and multifaceted art. Every point in the process requires decisions to be made and invites the potential for error.
Great marketing, ease of growth, ability to please one’s palate – these could all be reasons for calling a grape “noble” and yet only six grapes attain this label.
The US wine world is always evolving. As our wine culture continues to grow, it seems every day there is a new wine to try or new people looking to learn more. Because, relatively, we are still young and inexperienced when it comes to wine, we decided to look at who was responsible for influencing […]
When you ask the owner of a winery or a vineyard how they got into the wine business you tend to hear three familiar stories. For many, especially in the Old World, the vineyard has been in the family for generations. Other people, after success in the traditional business world, seek out what looks like […]