Craft beer reached another unprecedented milestone in 2017. For the first time, according to newly released figures from the Brewers Association, the total number of breweries in operation in the U.S. passed 6,000. Though the exact number has yet to be revealed, that’s at least 700 more breweries than we had in 2016, and more […]
A while back I was chatting with a few colleagues about the business of wine criticism. I suggested that certain critics seem to have preferences that come across in their assessments. I picked out one in particular and suggested, rather bravely, that I didn’t think their ratings of certain wines were very reliable, and that […]
On Tuesday I regaled you with my wholly uninformed thoughts on a European soccer tournament, so I feel obligated to follow that up today by explaining the current Pokémon craze, despite the fact that the only things I know about Pokémon are that it involves the word “Pikachu” and cranky people hate it.
Over the past decade boxed wine has been one of the fastest growing segments of wine in America, particularly on the premium side.
Walk into a wine shop and chances are you’ll encounter shelf talkers and displays touting the ratings of the wines in front of you.