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Celebrating Innovation and Thinking Outside the Barrel

Need drives invention. With wine production so closely tied to weather cycles, the economy and other less-than-predictable factors, there is no shortage of innovation in the wine industry. Since the oak shortage and global warming, we’ve seen a boon of more eco-friendly innovations in wine. Stainless steel wine barrels have been around for years, but […] Read More »

The Chardonnay Renaissance

If you consider yourself a wine-lover or if you’ve ever muttered the words “I prefer red wines,” chances are you have rolled your eyes at a Chardonnay before. At the end of the 1990’s, the population seemed to have had enough of Chardonnay. We judged and even shamed Chardonnay lovers and opted for Pinot Grigio […] Read More »