Wine Regions


A Breakdown of the AVAs in California A Breakdown of the AVAs in California A Breakdown of the AVAs in California A Breakdown of the AVAs in California

A Breakdown of the AVAs in California


American viticulture areas (AVAs) are federally recognized and designated wine growing regions that are able to demonstrate distinctive...

The Regulated Wines of South African Viticulture The Regulated Wines of South African Viticulture The Regulated Wines of South African Viticulture The Regulated Wines of South African Viticulture

The Regulated Wines of South African Viticulture


The wine of South Africa may be placed in the category of New World wines, however, this exotic country, found in the far expanses of the...

The Scenery and Sangiovese of Tuscany The Scenery and Sangiovese of Tuscany The Scenery and Sangiovese of Tuscany The Scenery and Sangiovese of Tuscany

The Scenery and Sangiovese of Tuscany


The wine in Tuscany, influenced by the Mediterranean Climate and culture, is some of the best to pair with vast varieties of food?....

Roussillon: Home to Good Red and White Wine Roussillon: Home to Good Red and White Wine Roussillon: Home to Good Red and White Wine Roussillon: Home to Good Red and White Wine

Roussillon: Home to Good Red and White Wine


Roussillon, one of France’s sunniest regions, is situated in the Deep South West near the Spanish border. Roussillon now boasts 2,000...

Discovering Italy's Island Wines Discovering Italy's Island Wines Discovering Italy's Island Wines Discovering Italy's Island Wines

Discovering Italy's Island Wines


Italy is surrounded by 80 islands. Though most its world-class wine comes from the mainland, there are lesser-known varieties to be found...

Cooperative Growers go Organic with Syrah Grapes Cooperative Growers go Organic with Syrah Grapes Cooperative Growers go Organic with Syrah Grapes Cooperative Growers go Organic with Syrah Grapes

Cooperative Growers go Organic with Syrah Grapes


The grape Syrah also known as Shiraz originates from the Rhone region in France. Most red wines from the Northern Rhone are made from...

Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants

Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants


Recently featured in the blockbuster film Everest, I caught up with Adventure Consultants’ General Manager of 20 years, Suze Kelly, during...

Climate Change and the Future of California's Wine Industry Climate Change and the Future of California's Wine Industry Climate Change and the Future of California's Wine Industry Climate Change and the Future of California's Wine Industry

Climate Change and the Future of California's Wine Industry


It has been estimated that by 2100, there will be an 81% decline in "suitable vineyards for premium wine production". While that timeline...

The Lost World of Old World Wines - Czech Republic The Lost World of Old World Wines - Czech Republic The Lost World of Old World Wines - Czech Republic The Lost World of Old World Wines - Czech Republic

The Lost World of Old World Wines - Czech Republic


The first vineyards of the Czech Republic go back to the 3rd Century AD with Emperor Marcus Aurelius cultivating the first vineyards long...

Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends

Spring Wine Releases & Spring Food Trends


This Sauvignon Blanc pairs with anything from a fresh local goat cheese to some freshly made hummus (light on the garlic) with some pita...

Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise

Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise


While Pinot Noir grapes are grown in Mendoza, Argentina’s best-known wine region, it is in Patagonia that the variety truly thrives....

Introduction to Argentinian Wine Introduction to Argentinian Wine Introduction to Argentinian Wine Introduction to Argentinian Wine

Introduction to Argentinian Wine


While Malbec remains the country’s most recognized grape variety, the country also offers a mixture of reds in the way of Bonarda, Syrah,...

The New Generation of Champagne The New Generation of Champagne The New Generation of Champagne The New Generation of Champagne

The New Generation of Champagne


The region of Champagne has a long-standing tradition on how winemakers conduct their craft. However, despite tradition, or rather in...

Wonderful Washington Wine Wonderful Washington Wine Wonderful Washington Wine Wonderful Washington Wine

Wonderful Washington Wine


Washington grows a diverse range of varietals and produces unique wines due to its topography, geographical features and climate. There are...

Predicted Wine Trends of the Year Predicted Wine Trends of the Year Predicted Wine Trends of the Year Predicted Wine Trends of the Year

Predicted Wine Trends of the Year


According to Coravin, they believe people will be more interested in the background and story of the wine they drink, who made it and what...

What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour

What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour


Even though wine grapes are an agricultural product, on a vineyard tour, you won’t feel as though you need to wear overalls and boots like...

Salta, Argentina: Land of the Highest Vineyards in the World Salta, Argentina: Land of the Highest Vineyards in the World Salta, Argentina: Land of the Highest Vineyards in the World Salta, Argentina: Land of the Highest Vineyards in the World

Salta, Argentina: Land of the Highest Vineyards in the World


The Province of Salta, Argentina is Cafayate, home of the highest vineyards in the world. The vineyards here in Cafayate of Salta sit at...

The Underestimated Wines of Alsace The Underestimated Wines of Alsace The Underestimated Wines of Alsace The Underestimated Wines of Alsace

The Underestimated Wines of Alsace


Alsace is located on the upper eastern side, bordering Germany and Switzerland... Basically, a wine of the Alsace AOC on the label means...

Grenache Magic: Subtle and Seductive Grenache Magic: Subtle and Seductive Grenache Magic: Subtle and Seductive Grenache Magic: Subtle and Seductive

Grenache Magic: Subtle and Seductive


Wine producers and growers agree that when it comes to a warm-climate grape variety, one that is resistant, easy to grow and versatile,...