This blog post was a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy. Originally written for April publication in an Italian magazine, other matters (understandably) took priority. In the spirit of better-late-than-never, please enjoy this conversation about Tuscany’s exceptional wines with Marco Molesini, co-owner of Cortona’s Enoteca Molesini. Brunello di Montalcino ● Chianti Classico ● Vernaccia…
Dreaming of the day when you can resume international wine travel? Perhaps this story will inspire you to visit France’s Rhône Valley.
The results of Anteprime di Toscano 2020 are in!! Enjoy this summary of the “best of the best” from Tuscany’s fine wine regions.
Meet Thomas T. Thomas, an emerging winemaker in Anderson Valley, one of few African Americans making wine in the U.S.
Groth Vineyards & Winery CEO Suzanne Groth will chair the 2020 Cincinnati International Wine Festival. Read her story here!
Live preview of the 2019 vintage in Germany! Read on, especially if you are a Riesling lover.
In the two-plus weeks since the Trump Administration abruptly announced 25% tariffs on wines below 14% alcohol from France, Germany, Spain and the UK, virtually every wine maker has sprinkled a big dose of anxiety into the natural stress of harvest. Announced October 2, the tariff goes into effect today. After spending the last 10…
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.