The Flavor of Luxury: What Does Cristal Taste Like?
I occasionally have strangers regularly confess to me, with more than a little embarassment, that they don’t really like Champagne.
So You Think You Are a Wine Baller?
Spend enough time in the world of wine and you’re bound to meet them. The (let’s face it, almost entirely)
100 Tastes from the Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting
For those in the wine trade, one of the characteristics of Spring has long been the proliferation of wine tasting
China the Wine Juggernaut
Did you need any further confirmation that China is now the 8000000000 pound gorilla in the global wine industry? From
Don’t Worship Your Wine. Just Drink It.
ome parts of this wine world are utterly ridiculous sometimes. Mostly, it’s the luxury parts. Something odd happens when you
A Book for the Wine Lover That Hates to Read
A lot of wine books get published every year, and not many of them are very good, especially for wine
The Fine Wine Bubble of the Early 21st Century
While in most media circles, the larger global economic meltdown consumes the lion’s share of attention, the wine world is
Kubota Manju (Junmai Daiginjo), Niigata Prefecture
When people often ask me how I “got into wine” I have a sense that they are expecting me to
1999 Perrier Jouet “Cuvee la Belle Epoque” Brut Champagne, Epernay, France
As some of you know, there was a time when I didn’t really care for Champagne. But like so many