7 days ago | Wine
Traditionally, no Thanksgiving table is complete without a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau, that misunderstood wine that comes out every year right around November and acts as a first taste of the harvest season. It’s a preview of the vintage to...
2 months ago | Wine
A dream getaway for any fan of both literature and wine, the Santa Lucia Highlands in Monterey County is the world that John Steinbeck introduced to many of us. From the rich, fertile valleys the Joad family set out to find in Grapes of Wrath ...
4 months ago | Interviews
For those not familiar with the term “cult wine,” it's a wine that’s limited in supply but high in demand. It’s often purchased through a membership allocation list directly from the winery, is high quality and age-worthy, will go up in value over...
8 months ago | Wine
Earlier this month we wrote that California had been bested when it comes to winery videos, claiming that Pennsylvania’s minuscule Grace Winery had set the bar for creativity with their Great Gatsby-themed commercial, which was set to th...
9 months ago | Wine
Here in California — land of lush vineyards and glamorous Hollywood film production — winery promo videos are pretty much all the same. And they're all lame. Few things are duller than watching someone drink wine and describe the sensations they’r...
10 months ago | Wine
It’s that time of year again: Valentine's Day, a time for going out (… or staying in) with your special someone in the hopes that the evening will end with an a-ha moment of re-discovered passion. While some will go out for a rushed, aphrodisiac t...