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The New Winter Favorite Sparkles in Stainless Steel

Cold weather calls for bold wines and, well, it is freezing out. With most of the Midwest under polar vortex house arrest, bold red wines should be flying off the shelf. But, there’s a new favorite winter wine in town, and it’s a close friend of stainless steel barrels. For years we’ve banished rosé to […] Read More »

Congrats to the 2018 Masters of Wine

Raise a glass to celebrate ten new Masters of Wine! Just last week, The Institute of Masters of Wine honored ten new winemakers with the title. The newest batch of Masters of Wine hail from around the globe and feature the first female winemaker of Greek descent and the first female winemaker based in Spain […] Read More »

Wine Makers, Drinkers and Subscribers

Wine clubs, once a popular staple of the 80’s and 90’s middle class, are back with a vengeance and a wider demographic. Back in the day, wine clubs were a bit stuffy, reserved for subscribers who were interested in (or wanted to appear interested in) wine, but who weren’t confident enough to make their own […] Read More »

Bright, Unoaked Chardonnays for a Bright Spring

After a boom of popularity in the late 90’s to early 2000’s, Chardonnay has taken a lot of heat. Beyond market saturation, the issue was that many winemakers were oaking (or over-oaking) this crisp, bright grape. While oak is critical for a high-scoring red wine, it is detrimental to a Chardonnay. Luckily, the more winemakers […] Read More »