Known for silky aromatic Pinot Noir, the lush Willamette Valley in Northern Oregon is filled with farm-to-table restaurants, stunning scenery and family based wineries. Mostly undiscovered, its welcoming small-town appeal is a casual way to enjoy wine tasting. For a change in pace, there is a variety of distillery tasting rooms, such as Hard Times […]
Do you really need to avoid sulfites in wine? A Certified Specialist of Wine sorts fact from fiction.
Where can you find great wine beyond the tranquil, idyllic vineyards of California and Washington? Try looking in your own city. Urban winemakers are on the rise — and the quality of the wine they’re producing is impressive. By handpicking their grape sources or owning their own fields, these wineries can produce high-quality and handcrafted […]
You may have noticed a trend appearing on wine store shelves. More winemakers are sealing bottles with screw caps instead of corks. And it’s not just cheap, inexpensive wine. Screw caps are appearing increasingly on more expensive bottles as well. For winemakers, a lot goes into the decision of how to best seal a bottle, […]
Once your collection has grown large enough to invest in a wine cooler, you’ll likely have two questions top of mind. Which wine cooler best suits your needs? And once you’ve selected the right one, is there anywhere you shouldn’t put it? Selecting a wine cabinet or wine cooler is mostly a matter of personal […]