Category: Wine 101

Txakoli wine in glasses
Spain’s Txakoli Wines: Hard To Pronounce, Easy To Drink
If you’re traveling northwest Spain and find yourself gazing at Limestone cliffs towering dramatically over the Atlantic coastline, you have found beautiful Basque country. Thanks to the maritime climate, this region is cooler, damper,...
The Essential Guide to Dry German Riesling
The world's greatest white wine grape is finally getting some love in non-wine-snob circles. But which region to you want to try? Also, which style is the one to look out for? (Hint: it's...
The Next Big Tuscan Wine Region: Montecucco
Chianti. Montalcino. Bolgheri. Montepulciano. Carmignano. Gimignano. For a province about as big as New Jersey, Tuscany is home to some of the most famous areas for wine, and for good reason. And yet, there...
The Guide to the Best Provence Rosé
Memorial Day Weekend is the official start of summer. Hot days by the lake, beach trips, and long weekends in the country are at hand, and for many of these seasonal outings, Provençal rosé...
California's Pursuit of Balance
Though it took a few decades, California is now one of the wine world’s most vibrant, passionate and interesting areas of production. Today, there are a number of different choices and options available to...