America’s Winemaking Past And Future Is Found In The Finger Lakes
Did you know the first wine grapes were planted in the Finger Lakes wine region, Hammondsport on Keuka Lake to be specific, ten year prior to the first wine grapes being planted in Napa Valley?
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.
Forbes Article: Piedmont Wine Region, Home Of Italian Royalty And More
Mountainous terrain, Mediterranean sun, and grand cru vineyards, its no wonder Piedmont is home to Italy’s finest wine. Yet, there is so much more to this exquisite wine region
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.
Forbes Article: A Conflicted Land Produces Consistently High-Quality Wine
“Nestled between Northern California’s Santa Lucia Mountain Range and coastal Big Sur sits a conflicted land. The warm Pacific sun and maritime climate ushers abundance into the quiet farming community. Yet, each afternoon merciless winds driven by the powerful ocean, disrupt the landscape’s serenity. This is the Santa Lucia Highlands.” This conflicted land produces high-quality…
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: 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!”
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!
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.