Forbes Article: Grillo: Capturing The Sicilian Sun And Sea In The Glass
Looking for a crisp summer wine that captures the Sicilian sun and sea? Meet Grillo.
Forbes Article: Portugal’s Alentejo Region Utilizes Sustainability in Crafting Premium Wine
When you purchase a bottle of wine do you consider wine’s environmental impact?
WineSearcher Article: Democracy In A Glass: The Return of Moldovan Wine
When was the last time you bought a bottle of Moldovan wine? Do you know Moldova produces wine? Or where its located? According to Senator Rand Paul, ” “When considering a glass from abroad, you might try a Moldovan vintage.” He is not wrong.
Discovering Wines of Moldova #WinePW
As the plane descended into the Chișinău airport, capital of Moldova, I knew an experience like no other awaited me. Upon disembarking, I was greeted with a warm welcome and a bottle of wine. In that moment, Moldova promised to be a fun adventure.
Forbes Article: The Women Who Breathe Life Into The Petaluma Gap AVA
When a group of determined women get together with an idea, not even the United States government can stand in their way! In my latest for Forbes, I share the story of the women of Petaluma Gap, and the labor involved in, what Ana Keller, owner of Keller Estates calls, “birthing an AVA.” Read more…
Forbes Article: Yarra Valley Wine Growers Embrace Phylloxera Infestation As An Opportunity To Prepare For Climate Change
What is a wine region to do when faced with two devastating threats? This question is top of mind in Australia’s Yarra Valley, where they are dealing with a phylloxera infestation and climate change. When I asked Mac Forbes, winemaker/owner Mac Forbes Wines, he replied, “Can I flip a coin?” Surprisingly, the overall attitude in…
Forbes Article: Willamette Valley Riesling And Gamay Noir Are Worthy Of Attention
Willamette Valley is well-known for producing exceptional cool-climate Pinot Noir, and growing in recognition for outstanding Chardonnay, but there is more to this world-class region than these two grapes. A deeper look reveals two additional grapes cultivated here that are worthy of your attention. Learn more in my latest article for Forbes digital.
Forbes Article: Antiquity Meets Modernity In Alentejo, Resulting In Outstanding Wine
How familiar are you with Portuguese wine? Located just over an hour outside Lisbon is Altentejo, “the bread basket of Portugal.” This region is home to two historical towns, both UNESCO World Heritage sites, incredible food, and fabulous wine.
Invitation To Join #WinePW Celebrate #TexasFineWine
When was the last time you had wine from Texas? Each year this emerging region is growing and improving in wine production. If its been a few years since you have tried wine from Texas, now is the time to try again, October is Texas Wine Month!