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Fans of American Rhone wines gathered for the country's largest Rhone wine event at the Fort Mason Center

Celebrating America's Rhone Rangers

Last week, more than 100 wine producers gathered in San Francisco to celebrate America's take on the 22 grape varieties originally made famous in...
Robert Parker

How Wine Criticism Is Changing

Twice in the past three months, the wine world has been rocked by news from Robert Parker, the world's most famous wine critic. In December, Parker...
Wines bottled under natural cork are vulnerable to damage

Identifying Flaws and Faults in Wine

Sniff, swirl, sip. Whether at home or at a restaurant, analyzing wine is a fairly straightforward process. And when you stick your nose in a glass of...

Envisioning Wine's Future

On Super Bowl Sunday, some 1.25 billion chicken wings were consumed alongside 11 million pounds of potato chips, 4 million pounds of pretzels, and 2...

Zinfandel: Uniquely and Distinctly American

Mention Zinfandel to most wine consumers, and it's quickly dismissed. It's easy to see why. For starters, many Americans associate the variety with...

Spotlight on winemaker Antonio Fattori

This week, we’re featuring Antonio Fattori, the owner and winemaker of Fattori Wines in northern Italy. Fattori is a third-generation winemaker. The...

Drink Better in 2013: wine resolutions for the new year

Ask a wine enthusiast to name his favorite value wines, and he’ll likely to steer you towards bottles that cost between $15 and $25 each. This makes...
Christmas wines

Books and bottles, special Holiday gifts for Wine Enthusiasts

Time is running out to finish up your Christmas shopping. For those looking to impress a wine enthusiast, these final days are daunting. Malls and...

Celebrating Malbec

On April 17, wine enthusiasts across the globe gathered to celebrate World Malbec Day. For novices and oenophiles alike, the celebration was a great...
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The electric white wines of Italy, from Trentino to Campania

Legend has it that a renowned British wine taster was once presented with a flight of wines while wearing a blindfold. He nailed each wine, correctly...