Everybody loves a love story. This February, we’re celebrating some of the beverage industry’s coolest, most inspiring couples in a two-part series. Here, we toast to the dynamic duos of the wine community. How do they make it work in a competitive field with long hours and late nights? From global tasting trips, to one-night […]
”Champagne is just wine,” physicist Roberto Zenit said. “What makes it special is the carbonation.” It’s true: We love our bubbles. In 2017, the world guzzled 544 million bottles ($913 million) of Prosecco, 307 million bottles ($5.6 billion) of Champagne, and approximately 550 billion bottles ($661 billion) of beer. Although fermentation naturally imparts some carbonation […]
Every year, America drinks a little more wine. According to the Wine Institute, we have been steadily increasing per-person intake for more than 80 years. As of 2016, we were up to 2.94 gallons of wine per person, or 949 million gallons total. (Averages use U.S. Census Bureau population data.
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South Africa is the wine world’s next “it” region. What the Drinks Business once called “the ‘bad old’ days of South African winemaking” are fading into the rearview, replaced by stellar vintages and high-profile critical acclaim. “South Africa is now well worth considering because the wines are seriously undervalued and a new wave of producers […]
Wine is not just a beverage we all love, it’s science. When it comes to innovation, Chile is one of the most innovative wine-producing countries in the world. In this video we explore some Chilean vineyards changing the way we see traditional winemaking today! This video is sponsored by Wines of Chile. Taste the […]
Santiago is the capital of one of South America’s most famous wine-producing countries, Chile. In this video, take a peek into some of the city’s best bars and hotels where you can experience all the amazing wine the country has to offer. Santiago is a must for your 2019 travel bucket list! This video […]
Chile’s unique terroir causes it to be home to some of the best Cabernet Sauvignon in the world. The South American nation has a rich diversity of environmental influences, meaning that wines are produced in a number of different styles. From super-old vines that are phyloxera- free, to a dry climate that allows for easy […]
It may seem like sommeliers only drink exceptional vino sourced from family-owned plots in enchanted valleys and noble hillsides. Turns out, that’s only partially true. Even the most esteemed wine professionals have guilty pleasures. We asked 10 sommeliers to share their off-the-clock indulgences, from Boilermakers to Robitussin Highballs. “I’ll be honest. I drink a lot […]