Who We Are
New on GuildSomm
The Changing Face of Carmenère
For the past two decades, the wine industry has accepted that Carmenère is the de facto signature grape of Chile—like another Bordeaux variety, Malbec, in neighboring Argentina. But unlike Malbec, with its ripe, juicy fruit and soft mout...
6 Dec 2018
Valley Views in South Africa
There are three kinds of wine regions in South Africa: historic regions of quality, historic regions of quantity, and the newborns. The legacy appellations can be counted on one hand and famously include
. By contra...
30 Nov 2018
Producer Profiles: Scotch
new set of Producer Profiles
is focused on single malt Scotch whisky. Thanks to
for her great work assembling these! When we create a new set of profiles, it's always a challenge to determine the right c...
23 Nov 2018
Blind Tasting Video: Red Wines
our second blind tasting video
, focused on red wines and led by our Chief Instructor, MS
! Watch it
. Did you miss the initial installment?
Catch up with white wine first!
And remember, you can a...
19 Nov 2018
Wine Books: Part 2
In this second installment of our Influential Wine Books series, I asked four wine professionals for a list of books that guided or inspired them at various points in their careers. I love this article series for many reasons. First, it has turned me...
16 Nov 2018
Symposium Registration Open
Tickets are now available
for our first-ever Symposium, taking place in Seattle on January 14! This all-day event will include four seminars, followed by a party in the evening featuring Washington State wines.
Learn more and get your ticke...
14 Nov 2018
Blind Tasting - Episode 2
20 days ago
Blind Tasting - Episode 1
1 month ago
2 months ago
Video Short: What is a Clone?
8 months ago
10 months ago
Sign-in to view job postings
If You Read Anything This Week: Wine News 12.07.2018
Great advice for us all, or perhaps hard truths for some, from a sommelier who has inspired me over the years.
New to DC
Harvest in France/Germany
Any suggestions for trip to France in May?
Map of Cornas with Lieux-dits
NEW!! Topics of the Week 12/3/2018
Certified Study/Tasting Group - NYC
Weekly Tasting Group (NYC/Long Island)
A study Slack team, jump in
Las Vegas Advanced Study Tasting Group
Tasting Group PDX
Certified study groups in D.C. metro area