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Finding Zinfandel’s Origins in the "Grape" Beyond

Finding Zinfandel’s Origins in the "Grape" Beyond

While Croatia’s wine growing regions may not be as well-known internationally as Napa and Sonoma, fascinating revelations at “I Am Tribidrag,” a first-ever global conference in the fashionable seaside town of Split may help change all that. Read More ==>

Upgrading Alentejo

Upgrading Alentejo

Portugal has never been identified by a singular table wine region. Alentejo is about to change that. Read More ==>

The Spanish Winemaking Regions to Watch—Now

The Spanish Winemaking Regions to Watch—Now

A sommelier shares his insights about why you should be buying and selling wines from Rueda and Ribera del Duero. Read More ==>

The Two Faces of Ventoux

The Two Faces of Ventoux

This re-emergent Rhône region is a source of value reds and rosés, but it is also succeeding at the high end with its ‘Super Rhônes’
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I Love Champagne in the Springtime

I Love Champagne in the Springtime

The annual trade event Le Printemps des Champagnes bubbles over once again on-site in Champagne, April 22-27, 2017.
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Barrels Are on a Roll in Champagne

Barrels Are on a Roll in Champagne

Jérôme Viard and his business partner Denis Saint Arroman founded La Tonnellerie de Champagne back in 1998 just at the time when barrels were making a comeback. Read More ==>

An Unforgettable Wine Weekend in the Rheingau

An Unforgettable Wine Weekend in the Rheingau

Steven Spurrier participates in an invitation-only tasting of older wines from Paulson Rare Wine at the Rheingau's Hotel Kronenschlösschen.
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On the Ground in Ribera and Rueda

On the Ground in Ribera and Rueda

As two Master Sommeliers discover on-site, Spanish D.O.s Ribera del Duero and Rueda make fascinating wines. Read More ==>

Joseph Phelps' Insignia Turns 40

Joseph Phelps' Insignia Turns 40

A rare tasting of Insignia back vintages reveals tremendous depth and ageability.

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Rhône Valley Wines Annual Tasting Will Arrive in Chicago September 14

Rhône Valley Wines Annual Tasting Will Arrive in Chicago September 14

Wine trade professionals and Rhône Valley wines lovers are invited to the exclusive Rhône Valley Wines tasting in Chicago on September 14. Read More ==>

Krupp’s Last Taming of the Shrubs

Krupp’s Last Taming of the Shrubs

Dr. Jan Krupp, owner of Stagecoach Vineyard, moved mountains to plant some of Napa Valley’s most prized grapes. Read More ==>

Grander Chianti

Grander Chianti

The Region's Gran Selezione Designation Translates to Bigger, Bolder Reds Read More ==>

The Albariño of Rías Baixas

The Albariño of Rías Baixas

Albariño has long been the flagship of DO Rías Baixas, a coastal Atlantic region in Spain's northwest Galicia area.
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A New Eastern European Producer Enters the Scene

A New Eastern European Producer Enters the Scene

Moldova seeks to open its markets to the West. Read More ==>

Oregon’s Willamette Evolves But Stays True to Its Roots

Oregon’s Willamette Evolves But Stays True to Its Roots

Despite larger corporate acquisitions, this iconic region maintains its character.
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