Vinography

By Alder Yarrow | Flip through the world of wine.

A New Age in Abruzzo

Inspiring the future in a remote part of rural Italy<p>Something is happening in Abruzzo.<p>Year by year, this wild, sparsely populated and …

Italy

The Magic of Blanc de Blancs Champagne

Elegant Chardonnay-based Champagnes, blanc de blancs come from chalk-rich soils in the Côte de Blancs. Discover bottles showcasing the best of this …

Wine

5 Trends For The Future Of Wine, From Master Sommelier Pascaline Lepeltier

When a prominent industry figure makes a major professional shift, it tends to attract attention.<p>That was very much the case when Pascaline Lepeltier, Master Sommelier, who for ten years built what is arguably the country’s finest list of natural wines at Rouge Tomate restaurant in New York. …

Wine

Can Money Buy Taste? | Wine News & Features | wine-searcher

Of all the more unusual things Russia seems to be meddling with at the moment, lessons in wine drinking etiquette to statespersons is tipping it on …

Singularity

The Canadian Sparkling Wine Region You Need to Know About

Nova Scotia's wines, which some say rival Champagne, didn’t always hold such an esteemed reputation in the wine community<p>In a covering note for</b> …

Nova Scotia

Yamanashi Prefecture is a paradise for connoisseurs of wine, craft beer and whisky

Long renowned as an agricultural hub rife with orchards and pristine water sources, a group of viticulturists, distillers and brewers are quietly …

Craft Beer

The Small Village that Houses the World’s Best Champagne

Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, an unassuming village in the Côte des Blancs, provides Chardonnay for Krug and Champagne Salon. But what makes this region so …

France

The Complete Guide to Ice Wine

At this time of year winemaking is usually finished, but for ice wine producers, things are just getting started.

Robots

The Ancient King Of Wine Barolo Faces Modern Challenges

Before the economic crisis of 2008, just having the word ‘Barolo’ on a label was enough to ensure solid sales for this tannic red wine from northwest Italy. Produced in a small and hilly region, this low production and highly demanded wine could, with little effort, command a reasonably high …

South Dakota

Natural Wine Is a Runaway Train, And It Might Be Time to Hit the Brakes

5 minute Read<p>There is no official Natural Wine Movement. I think that’s why so many people struggle with it. Natural wines are not as codified as, …

Monty Python

How to Become a Master of Wine

A master of wine is the highest wine designation any person can earn, and to some, the designation is even more distinguished than that of a master …

Wine

Jefford on Monday: Alcohol labelling – taste first, then look

Former Polish president Lech Wałęsa is the source of one of my favourite political quotations. No one seems quite sure when he first said it, but it …

Behavior

What Happens When a Somm Takes a Break from Drinking?

The world of sommeliers is a passion-based business. Every night at my restaurant, Cote, a Korean steakhouse in New York City, I host guests from …

Alcohol

Sexual harassment in the wine trade: when will the other bottle break?

If you’ve ever studied Italian as a second language, you know that you invariably encounter irregular nouns early on in your class.In nearly every …

Italy

Life, Sustainably: Pascaline Lepeltier, Master Sommelier, On Pivoting Toward Balance

As the year winds to a close, and we are all suspended in the November-December sweet spot of reflection on the year past and projections for the year ahead, it seems appropriate for an extended installment of our ongoing series on maintaining a healthy and sustainable balance while working in the …

Wine

Five Wine Books to Give This Holiday Season

The fascination with wine begins with the land, which year after year has the potential to produce something different and original from the same vineyard.<p>So it is with wine writers, who each year plow more or less the same terrain, finding novel and provocative ways of presenting their material. …

Koch Industries

Why Some Wine Dorothy J. GaiterWriting Today Reminds Me of a Woody Allen Movie

When I was a kid, my family got two daily newspapers at home. And sometimes, when my father’s job as a college professor took him to St. Petersburg …

Wine

Netherlands poised to gain first PDO wine region

An appellation in the Netherlands is set to become the first in the country to receive protected status, with Dutch wine recognised by the European …

Netherlands

Jefford on Monday: La Livinière and the lion race

Andrew Jefford puts the Languedoc’s pioneer cru under the spotlight.<p><b>Languedoc</b> has two seasons, not four. At some point towards the end of October, …

Wine

Wine-making at the foot of snow-covered Kazakh mountains

The last episode in our current series of Postcards takes us to a popular wine growing part of the Kazakh region of Almaty.<p>Key facts about the Kazakh region of Almaty: The region is in the country’s southeast It shares a border with Kyrgyzstan & China It covers an area of 225,000 sq kms The city of …

Wine

Competitors Circle Amazon's Wine Business

The withdrawal of the internet giant from the online sales arena has smaller companies salivating.

Robotics

Where Burgundy meets New Zealand

Central Otago in the south of New Zealand's South Island is the only region in the world with which Burgundy has a formal vintner exchange programme, …

Wine

Time to learn Portuguese?

<i>A version of this article is published by the</i> Financial Times.<p>The Portuguese are on a roll. Their football prowess is beyond question. Their two main …

Chose

Luigi Veronelli: The Italian Wine Journalist Who Fought for Passion

These days, it seems like I run into so many people who feel like their life is spinning out of control. Most people in the USA feel that they have …

Italy

Wine-Searcher. Human race only please ...

To keep Wine-Searcher running smoothly, we've added some extra security measures to make sure you are a real person and not a robot. Please complete …

Science

Are women-only wine groups patronising?

That article was facile and patronising. By way of dark solace, I directed my friend to @manwhohasitall a satirical twitter account (and now …

Gender

How does a 1918 Lafite hold up in 2017? We found out in a wine tasting at UH

Wine Tasting

Why Zinfandel Lovers Should Head to Croatia

America claims zinfandel as its own—but Croatia has something to say about that.<p>Zinfandel is misunderstood on many levels. It's way more than a boxed wine downed by college kids and book clubs. There's the blush we all know, and then a peppery, full-bodied red that we dare to say—yes, we <i>dare</i>—could …

Europe