Forbes Article: Six Reasons To Fall In Love With Vermentino
Vermentino is an easy grape to love. A flexible white grape – crisp enough for white wine drinkers, while red wine fans are drawn to its savory, food-friendly nature. Once discovered, you too will fall in love with Vermentino. Learn more in my latest for Forbes
Forbes Article: Smashing Misconceptions About White Wine
Americans harbor many misconceptions about white wines – they don’t age, are easier to produce, and are interpreted as feminine, to name a few. What are your misconceptions of white wine? Smash them by reading my latest Forbes article.
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.
Forbes Article: 36 Of The Best Pinot Noirs Willamette Valley Has To Offer
My love of Pinot Noir is no more a secret than my love of Willamette Valley. Over the course of the last 12 months, I’ve had the pleasure of tasting A LOT of fabulous Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. In fact, WV is one of the only wine regions I visited earlier this year. After reviewing…
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: Light The Grill And Grab A Glass – Tempranillo Pairs Perfectly With Fourth Of July And National Grilling Month
Don’t abandon hearty red wines because the temperature is climbing. Tempranillo, a noble thick-skinned black grape, is the perfect wine to pair with national grilling month. Hailing from the Iberian Peninsula, today Tempranillo is cultivated around the world, making it the ideal red wine of summer.
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…