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Last fall, Marta Casas joined fellow wine students for a two-day sparkling wine seminar in Austria, in preparation for the Diploma in Wines from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). Following a handful of blind tastings, she heard many stude...
Mar 10, 2023
Defining a New Italy
The road between Siena and Montalcino is a winding thoroughfare snaking its way through the earth-toned farmhouses and cypress trees. It’s a stretch of road Andrea Lonardi often takes to check on the handful of vineyard estates he oversees. As ...
Sep 2, 2022
The Many Sides of Sustainability
Jessica Dupuy considers wine sustainability efforts worldwide, focusing on programs in New Zealand, California, Chile, and Italy.
Feb 8, 2019
Emerging American Wine Regions: Part 2
Earlier this year,
I dove into a few American wine regions
, both large and small, to get a pulse on the state of the wine being made in regions other than California, Washington, and Oregon. The idea to seek out regional American wines has been a top...
Sep 7, 2018
Emerging American Wine Regions: Part 1
Jessica Dupuy takes a look at a few of the states showing promise beneath the shadow of the dominant American wine regions in California, Washington, and Oregon. She considers current developments in Texas, Michigan, New York, and Arizona.
Apr 5, 2018
Savoring the Rhône Valley: The Flavors of an Iconic Region
Review the basics of the Rhône Valley and learn how the region's cuisine elevates its wines, with recipes for local dishes such as Tapenade Provençal, Poulet d'Avignon, and Apricot & Goat Cheese Tart.
Sep 15, 2017
New Zealand: Beyond Sauvignon Blanc
New Zealand is a country of superlatives, from the towering mountain peaks of the Southern Alps on the South Island to its crystalline glacial lakes, vibrantly green hillsides, gin-clear streams, and breathtaking seaside views. Its culture is deeply ...
Mar 31, 2017
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