Forbes Article: Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Luxury Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
In a year marred by plague and wild fires, a classic bottle of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is the ideal gift for any wine lover.
Forbes Article: What’s The Deal with Carbonic Maceration In Wine
“I have always been a fan of carbonic maceration wines,” shares Tonya Pitts, sommelier and wine consultant. “This style of wine has its place in the world of wine. It is fresh, bright, easy drinking with the correct amount of fruit and tannin structure.” What is carbonic maceration and how can it make a grape such…
Forbes Article: Experimentation Propels Virginia’s Wine Industry
Why seek wines from Virginia? Simple. “You can find world class wines in Virginia that you can’t find anywhere else in the world,” shares Dave McIntyre, columnist for the Washington Post.Virginia’s wine industry is as old as America. Successful experimentation continues driving this region into the future, building confidence among the largely family-owned, micro-boutique wineries.…
One Bottle Each Episode
I began my week chatting about wine with my friend, Gabe Sasso, on his show, “One Bottle Each”. We each selected a wine and arranged to have a bottle sent to each other. We then opened, tasted, and discussed the wines on air. The concept is fun, relaxed, conversational, and educational. Check it out and…
Forbes Article: Innovation Leads The Way In The Dynamic Texas Wine Industry
“Wineries in Texas are experimenting and pushing the envelope to create some really wonderful, high-quality wines that you can’t get everywhere,” explains Nikhila Davis, co-proprietor and winemaker of Kalasi Cellars. Innovative ideas, experimentation, and adaptability continue propelling the dynamic Texas wine industry. Learn more about rapidly expanding and evolving region in my latest Forbes article
Forbes Article: Three Glasses Signify The Best In Italian Wine
Forced off its US tour by the pandemic, Gambero Rosso, Italy’s top wine guide, pivots into the virtual world with delicious results. Learn how they managed this enormous shift, along with the 12 wines toured, in my Forbes latest.
Wine-Searcher Article: Uco Valley: Winemaking on the Edge
Lovers of Argentine Malbec are familiar with Uco Valley because it is home to the best representation of this grape. What may not be as well known is the diversity of wines produced in this region. In my latest article for Wine-Searcher, I take you on a journey to this viticulture region that’s not for…
Forbes Article: Around The World With Texas White Wine
“The diverse Texas terroir supports a dozen white grape varieties,” shares Cheramie ‘Cherms’ Law , co-founder of Salt and Pepper Wine, “meaning one can go on a wine trip around the world without ever leaving the state!”
Moldova Wine Day
After reading my Wine-Searcher article, “Democracy In A Glass: The Return Of Moldovan Wine,” many of you reached out to me, baffled, explaining you had never heard of Moldova, much less knew they produced wine. Now is your chance to learn more about the country and its wines in a free National Wine Day webinar.
Forbes Article: What’s The Deal With Orange Wine?
What’s the deal with orange wine? Why has a skin-fermented white wine been marred by misconceptions and controversy? Why even consider drinking a wine that’s “orange”? My latest Forbes article dives into this racy subject with straight-forward information and a few fabulous orange wines you must try!