The chief winemaker of Domaine Carneros in the Napa Valley on Obama, Margaret Thatcher, and drinking Lafite with Thomas Jefferson.
When I started to think about this year’s holiday gatherings, even before food, the first thing that came to mind was, “What will we drink?”.
Today’s annual Beaujolais Nouveau release celebrations will be restrained, after a poor harvest has left hundreds of growers facing bankruptcy.
Last year’s top brand retained its leading position by some measure, however Concha y Toro’s growth easily outstripped all on the list.
Robert Parker’s California critic Antonio Galloni has spoken out about the trading of cult wine Screaming Eagle on the secondary market, dubbing it “unhealthy”.
A person called Janice Bailey is falsely claiming to be a Master of Wine on social networking site LinkedIn.
Wyborowa has launched “taste-bud tickling” variants called Electricity and Wasabi as part of a new range of unusual vodkas under the brand name Oddka.
Jean Charles Boisset has launched Napa Valley’s first “dog winery” featuring kennel spaces and wine-barrel dog beds in tribute to his wife’s French bulldog.
A wine from Hundred Acre owner Jayson Woodbridge is causing problems in the US state of New Hampshire due to its controversial name.
The Sideways author vents his spleen about religious cults, reactionaries, bad restaurant food, pushy publishing agents and Sideways the sequel.
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