The 2017 Wine Growth Brands: The Top Trends And Brands

With hundreds of new product introductions hitting the market each year, how can members of the trade make sense of which products to stock,...

Wine Reviews: Merlot

For our latest round of the National Retailer Wine Panel reviews, we asked panelists to review Merlot. Panelists are retailer or on-premise alcohol professionals: shop owners, heads...

4 Varietals That Shine In Washington State Wine

What defines Washington State wine? Veteran Washington winemaker Bob Betz asked this question during a tasting earlier this month of some of the state's top wines....

Why Expectations Are High For Napa’s 2016 Cab Harvest

As I pen this column, the 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon harvest is half completed, creating much more optimism than the previous harvest. The 2015...

6 Characteristics That Define Washington Wine

Washington ranks second among U.S. states for wine production. Obviously dwarfed in volume by California, Washington is nevertheless represented in wine stores and restaurant...

Ranking California’s Last 5 Vintages Among The All-Time Best

The last few years have been kind to the California wine industry. A multi-year drought notwithstanding, vintners have been blessed with a string of...

Why Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Should Be On Your Radar

I remember well that first special Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley that I drank almost 17 years ago. It was a Beaux Freres Willamette...

Tasting: Pascual Toso And The Evolution of Argentinian Wine

Argentinian wines are evolving. They were the fifth most imported wines into America in 2014, only 3,000 gallons behind France, according to the 2015 Beverage...

Tasting: Top-Shelf Tempranillo From Spain’s Figuero

Spanish wine has room to grow in America. Despite the country’s exceptional wine industry, one steeped in history, many American consumers remain unfamiliar with Spanish...

Why California’s Last 5 Vintages Rank Among Its Best

The last few years have been kind to the California wine industry. A multi-year drought notwithstanding, vintners have been blessed with a string of...
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