Tag Archives: winemaking

Blended White Wines are Booming

As you browsed your favorite grocery store or wine retailer over the last year, you may have noticed more white Bordeaux and Italian whites. These blended white wines aren’t taking over, per se, Bordeaux whites still only represent about 9% of production, but their sales have been steadily climbing and winemakers have taken notice. Medium, […] Read More »

Adventures in Wine Advent Calendars

Is it too early to talk about advent calendars? We don’t think so – particularly because the advent calendars we want to talk about are going to fly off of the shelves before it might be more appropriate to discuss the winter holidays. There are advent calendars that treat you with chocolate as you draw […] Read More »

Oaking Beyond the Barrel

It’s no wonder that oak barrels have a long history in winemaking; oak emparts a rich flavor onto wines, a flavor that, for some palates, is synonymous with wine itself. However, since stainless steel wine barrels and other containers have risen in popularity, oaked wine hasn’t gone anywhere. That’s because there are plenty of ways […] 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 »