Kosher Wine Is Better than Ever

Today, a wide variety of kosher wines of different varietals are available from wine regions around the world. Kosher Prosecco, a light, affordable and fun sparkling wine from the northern Veneto region of Italy, is increasingly popular. Another advantage to kosher wines in that they are suitable for vegans, as animal-derived ingredients are never used.

Five Romantic NYC Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

  There are so many decadent restaurants in New York City that it can be overwhelming to make a reservation on any old evening. Valentine’s Day means even more pressure to find the right spot for a romantic, delicious, and memorable meal. These excellent choices will impress your date…and if that date is a friend,... Read More

What Are Super Tuscans?

From the rise of the Medici family in the 15th century, the wines from the hilly Chianti countryside, just south of Florence, have been prized. In 1967, Chianti was awarded DOC (Denominazione di origine) status, which protects the name of a product by specifying a specific region, process, and ingredients. For Chianti, the DOC required... Read More

What Is Beaujolais Nouveau? - SOMM TIPS with Franck Duboeuf

There’s nobody better to teach us about Beaujolais Nouveau than Duboeuf. Duboeuf’s family company brought the first Beaujolais Nouveau to the Unites States in the 1980’s, and this season we’re celebrating an exciting new launch: the first ever Beaujolais Nouveau Rose has arrived.

2018 Harvest Report, from Napa to Champagne

From Tuscany to Napa, autumn means it’s time for the grape harvest. By now, the harvest is underway—and in some places, it’s already finished. Old and new world growers and winemakers throughout the northern hemisphere expressed optimism about the quality and quantity of this year’s crop. Our producers and partners weigh in on the state... Read More