San Floriano vineyard Edna Valley © Piedra Creek Winery

Piedra Creek Winery: Lagrein At Its Best

From grandfather to grandson, Piedra Creek Winery represents one of the smallest bonded wineries in the Edna Valley. Today, the winery is known primarily for producing Lagrein, a red grape variety from the Alto Adige region of Italy. The production might be small, but the wines are mighty in their own right. Romeo Zuech Founder

National Rosé Day 2022 Saracine Rosé © Cori Solomon

National Rosé Day 2022: From Pét-Nat to Rosé

At this time of the year, I love to travel the world through a glass of Rosé. This year is no different as National Rosé Day 2022 approaches. Rosé comes in many forms, and this year my suggestions will include some Pét-nat. National Rosé Day 2022 With Pét-nat Pét-nat stands for Pétillant-natural, a French term

Secreto De Viu Manent Father's Day Chilean Red Wine © Cori Solomon

Father’s Day 2022: Celebrating With Chilean Red Wine

Father’s Day 2022 is just around the corner, and when I think of celebrating our fathers, I think of an afternoon or early evening barbecue with hamburgers, grilled chicken, or a juicy steak. I am thinking of pairing hearty Chilean red wine with a fathers’ day meal this year. Here are some Father’s Day wine

Alma Rosa Winery Current Releases © Zach Brown of Atlas Imagery

Alma Rosa Winery: The Best of Sta. Rita Hills

Although under different ownership, the backbone of Alma Rosa Winery still harks back to its beginnings with Richard Sanford, one of the pioneers of Santa Barbara Wine Country. Richard forged the roads to bring the Sta. Rita Hills on the map by establishing and planting one of the first vineyards in the area in 1971.

Spring Wine Herdade Do Rocim Amphora - Alentejo © Cori solomon

Spring Wine: 12 Wines to Savor this Season

Springtime is the perfect time to enjoy all sorts of wine, from whites to reds. Spring is also the time for bud break and the beginning of a new vintage. The weather is ever-changing, so a heavier red still works, whereas, on a nice warm spring day, a refreshing white can be ideal. Join me

Sannio Vineyards

Delve Into Sannio: The Rising Star of Campania

When exploring the wines of Campania, one must venture into the hills north of Naples to the subzone of Sannio Benevento, located in the province of Benevento. This hilly area is still relatively unknown to most. What makes this area unique is its recognition of the Falanghina and Aglianico wines, the two defining grapes of

AOC Ventoux ©Norman Kergoat

Ventoux AOC: Rhone Valley’s Hidden Gem

One mountain defines a wine region by creating a distinct microclimate with altitude and freshness to the wines and combats global warming by sheltering the region with a cooler climate. Mont Ventoux is the backbone of the Ventoux AOC, and the AOC is a rising star in the Rhone Valley. It is a wine gem

Perigee from l'Ecole © Cori Solomon

L’Ecole Perigee: Perfect for Celebrating Walla Walla Valley Wine Month

April is Walla Walla Valley Wine Month, and what better way to celebrate than sharing my latest adventure with my favorite Walla Walla Winery, L’Ecole No. 41. This year marks the 3rd year Walla Walla Valley celebrated wine month, and L’Ecole is one of three wineries in the area that helped put Walla Walla on

Domaine Bousquet Alavida Kosher Wine Malbec

Enjoy Kosher Wine with Domaine Bousquet Alavida Malbec

What is in a name? In wine speak, it means a lot. It can tell us what is inside the bottle. Welcome to the latest wine from Domaine Bousquet, Alavida but pronounced A La Vida, To Life! It is unique from other Domaine Bousquet wines because it serves a dual purpose. It is a kosher

Spanish Winery Vega Sicilia © Vega Sicilia

Vega Sicilia: Behind the Scenes of this Spanish Winery

The Álvarez family celebrates 40 years of owning Tempos Vega Sicilia, one of the most prestigious wineries in Spain. Over the years, the winery holdings have grown, yet they still produce some of the top wines in Spain and the world. It all started in 1982 when David Álvarez purchased the estate. Tempos Vega Sicilia

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