Tag: history

Warm Up: The North Fork of Long Island

Driving on the North Fork. Photo by Erin Scala. 10,000 years ago, when humans in the Fertile Crescent were just

I’ll Drink to That: Kareem Massoud of Paumanok Vineyards

Episode 281 of I’ll Drink to That has been released, and features Kareem Massoud of Paumanok Vineyards, a family-run estate

Book Review: Wine by Thomas Pellechia

Review by Tim Patterson Unlike the fads and fancies and 15-minute trends that come with every new vintage, the history

The World’s Oldest Drinkable Champagne

, a group of divers off the coast of Finland recently discovered a shipwreck they believe dates back to the

D’Arenberg Winery, McLaren Vale, Australia: Current Releases

I can’t remember when, exactly, I had my first Australian wine, but there’s a good chance that it was made

Why You Still Can’t Buy the Wine You Want

It’s difficult, but if I concentrate hard, I can remember a time when you couldn’t order stuff on the Internet.

Book Review: Grape Man of Texas by Sherrie McLeRoy and Roy Renfro

Review by Alfonso Cevola. Twenty-five years ago, I got a call from a client of mine, originally from Bordeaux, who

The Chinese Roots of California Wine

Every time I visit Meadowood in Napa Valley, I find myself spending time in front of a reproduction of an

The Travesty of Wine and Social Class in America

There are a lot of things that I would like to change about wine in America. I’d love to lower

Book Review: American Vintage by Paul Lukacs

Review by W. Blake Gray. Is wine food or alcohol? Most Americans would immediately choose “alcohol,” perhaps laughing at the