Category: White Wine

Brauneberger Juffer Vineyard

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 7/26/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

Vinoptima: Too Much of a Good Thing

There’s no doubt that wine is romantic, and that this romance inspires and motivates consumers and producers alike, especially in

Vinography Unboxed: Week of April 8, 2018

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

Why Aren’t There More Central Otago Chardonnays?

Most wine lovers have heard a thing or two about Central Otago Pinot Noir. Found at the bottom of New

The Evolution of Furmint: Tasting with Zoltan Demeter

I returned to Hungary this past Spring, and on my brief visit to the Tokaj region, I didn’t miss the

Tokaji Barta: The Old King in a New House

Few traditional wine regions in the world can avoid something of a sneer when contemplating those with new money and

50 Years of American Sparkling Wine: The Schramsberg Odyssey

The famous sign that welcomes the world to Napa Valley hosts a quote by author Robert Louis Stevenson: “…and the

The Brilliance of Canadian Chardonnay

Less than an hour from Buffalo, New York, some of the best Chardonnay I’ve tasted in years is being made,

A Singular Expression: The Champagnes of Cédric Bouchard

When I first met the improbably youthful Cédric Bouchard six years ago on his first visit to the United States,

A Man, an Island, and a Bottle of Grüner: The Wines of Rudi Pichler

“I am not a modern winemaker,” says Rudi Pichler, as we walk through his compact, and yes, very modern winery

California Chardonnay According to David Ramey

“Some people say, ‘Why shouldn’t California Chardonnay be something else entirely, instead of like the whites of Burgundy’ and there’s

Flirting with the Ecstatic: The Wines of Nikolaihof, Austria

There are certain places in this world that feel as if they exist outside of time. Or perhaps they exist

From the Quiet Garden: The Wines of Pichler-Krutzler, Wachau, Austria

Winemaker Erich Krutzler has carried a lot of baggage in his life. At 46 he is still a relatively young

The Great White South: An Introduction to Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

One of the world’s greatest white wines is also one of its least known. The wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape generally cross

Coastal Diamonds: The Rieslings of Oregon

About every two years, I get an invite to attend the International Pinot Noir Celebration in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The

Weingut Veyder-Malburg, Wachau, Austria: Current Releases

In Austria’s Wachau valley, it’s hard to pay attention to what winemakers tell you, especially when they’re talking with you

Friuli Meets California: The Wines of Arbe Garbe

You can take the boy out of Friuli, but you can’t take the Friuli out of the boy. One quick

The Doctor is In: A Visit with the Mosel’s Dr. Loosen

Winding your way along the German Moselstrasse, tucked in between the curves of the river that the highway mirrors, and

Schlossgut Diel, Nahe, Germany: Current Releases

When Caroline Diel was seven, she was old enough to wonder whether or not her father loved her as much