Climate Change Hits Wine Industry in an Unexpected Way

If you happen to have been listening to 97% of the world’s scientists lately, you may have heard a little bit about something called climate change. It’s a subject already familiar to the wine world as increased global temperatures have drastically changed the contemporary wine industry. With warmer temperatures across the planet, more and more of the […] Read More »

Spain Rediscovers an Ancient, Potentially Climate-Change-Resistant Wine

Climate change is causing problems across the globe and across industries, including winemaking. As winemakers and vineyards struggle to cope with changing weather patterns, extreme climate events, forest fires, earthquakes and more, there is at least one positive development that can be attributed to climate change: the resurgence of ‘extinct’ ancient wines. In Vilafranca del […] Read More »

Why Kegged Wine?

Winemakers pour their hearts and souls into their work (pun intended). To them, every bottle is a work of art. And so, it is very important that every glass of their wine tastes the way they intended. This quality control is one of the many reasons wine on tap has been growing in popularity for […] Read More »

Alamo Fire Update: When Wine Country Meets Forest Fire Country

Weather and climate play a strong role in which winegrapes can effectively grow where. Wine loves a particular combination of water and soil type and, unfortunately, in the United States, so do forest fires. As the Alamo Fire, which began early last week, continues to spread in the San Luis Obispo area, wineries nearby keep […] Read More »