Category: wine varietals
Latest in Wine Enthusiast: New Hope In Chile
During this time wrought with division and marginalization, it is my humble honor to share a story of taking chances, hope, and trust in unlikely partnerships between Chile’s Indigenous Buchaheuico and Lickan Antay communities and it’s wine industry. Together these partnerships are addressing centuries of dehumanization and abstract poverty through wine production.
Experiencing Pinot Noir through Scheid Family Vineyards
Some would say Pinot Noir is the most noble of all vitis vinifera. Wine writers wax poetically about its virtues in red Burgundy. It is also a diva grape. It is fussy about where it grows, when it ripens, weather, rainfall, temperature, how many grapes are on its vine, the list goes on. If Pinot…
March Madness / Wine Madness
I love March Madness. To me March Madness means spring, fun, and great college basketball. Over the years I have twice won office pools with my brackets. Back in the days of the O’Bannon brothers at UCLA my winning bracket brought me enough dough to put new tires on my car! Some special highlights of this…