Planning a short Napa wine country visit during a business trip requires a sharp strategy! Limit drive time and choose a diverse array of restaurant and winery experiences (with advance reservations!). February is Napa’s mustard season. Bright yellow blooms marching in straight lines between winter vines were a welcome contrast to gray skies and a…
Only 8 winemakers in 140+ years! For the first time since 1971, Beringer Vineyards has a member of the Beringer family at the helm as Chief Winemaker.
Andrew Jefford is one of the world’s most prolific and seasoned wine writers. Read Vino Venture’s 2016 interview in this link to the Wine Scholar Guild website.
This rather lengthy backgrounder sets the stage for a study tour of the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region hosted by Wine Scholar Guild. Renowned wine writer Andrew Jefford will lead this tour October 14-19. Stay tuned for trip highlights!
How many Grand Cru vineyards are there in Bourgogne? The answer is not as straightforward as you might think!
The Rapeneau family has been making wine in France for more than a century. This blog post features Château de Bligny, the family’s crown jewel in Champagne.
An exceptional tasting of wines from 5 family vineyard brands from the Shaw-Ross Lineage Collection, hosted by Hyde Park Gourmet in Cincinnati.
Book review: Passion for Wine (The French Ideal and the American Dream) by Jean-Charles Boisset and Marnie Old.
Learn how to make a simple paella and pair a Spanish meal with sparkling, white, red and sherry wines.
Darioush Khaledi excelled in two careers — construction in Iran and retail grocery in the U.S. — before realizing his dream of buying vineyard property in Napa Valley. The winery, called simply Darioush, is a testament to his determination and character.