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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