Tag: wine tasting
Wine Searcher Article: New Burgundy Level Adds to the Chaos
As Burgundy prices continue to rise, the Bureau Interprofessional des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB) continues seeking ways to delineate terroir-driven quality wines at more affordable price points.
Off-Target Herbicide Drift Threatens Vineyards Across U.S.
In my first article for Wine Business Monthly I tackle a topic so important, it threatens the very existence of the US wine we enjoy.
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.
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: 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…
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: Holiday Gift Guide 2019: The Best Napa Valley Cabernets For Oenophiles
Wine brings joy to holiday gift giving. This list of killer Napa cabs is sure to please everyone in you list. Check out my latest Forbes article and let me know what you think. Happy Holidays!
Forbes Article: Fantastic Fourth Of July Wines From Emerging United States Wine Regions
Did you know wine is produced in all 50 states? Well, just in time for your Fourth of July celebration, fantastic wine recommendations from five US emerging wine regions you should be drinking now. Read more in my latest Forbes article.