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Rosé-Gin Is Here, And We Need a Rosé Martini

ROSÉ-GIN IS HERE, AND WE NEED A ROSÉ MARTINI

Rosé season is upon us, and yet, many of us are just getting into our gin swing. Luckily, a U.K. wine and spirits producer has a hybrid...

What is Natural Wine?

WHAT IS NATURAL WINE?

It seems like every time we walk into the wine shop these days, there's somebody asking about natural wine. But what is natural wine...

 
 
 
Ask Adam: What Do People Mean When They Say a Wine Is ‘Creamy'?

ASK ADAM: WHAT DO PEOPLE MEAN WHEN THEY SAY A WINE IS ‘CREAMY'?

Send questions to: advice vinepair.com. What do people mean when they say a wine is ‘creamy'? Creamy can mean one of two things when...

A Beginner's Guide to Trentino, Northern Italy's Wine Mecca

A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO TRENTINO, NORTHERN ITALY'S WINE MECCA

In the northernmost reaches of Italy, close to the Austrian border, the jagged peaks of the Dolomite mountain range stretch to the...

 
 
 
St. Patrick's Day Punch

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PUNCH

St. Patrick's Day Punch is a quick, easy, fun green punch recipe made with grape juice, orange juice, lemon-lime soda, and rainbow...

Domaine Jousset Montlouis-sur-Loire ‘Premier Rendez-vous' 2017, Loire Valley, France

DOMAINE JOUSSET MONTLOUIS-SUR-LOIRE ‘PREMIER RENDEZ-VOUS' 2017, LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE

If Sauvignon Blanc is the best-known white variety in France's vast Loire Valley, with Sancerre the most famous example, the Chenin...

 
 
 
Seven of the Most Popular Pinot Noir Clones, Compared

SEVEN OF THE MOST POPULAR PINOT NOIR CLONES, COMPARED

While the term “clone” has extraterrestrial associations for some, it is a fairly straightforward process in the vineyard. If winemakers...

Grapes painting a day

GRAPES PAINTING A DAY

 
 
 
Ask Adam: What Does Smoke-Tainted Wine Taste Like?

ASK ADAM: WHAT DOES SMOKE-TAINTED WINE TASTE LIKE?

What does smoke taint taste like? Ever since California wine country has been sadly plagued by wildfires, this is a question that has...

Château du Champ des Treilles ‘Vin Passion' Bordeaux 2016

CHÂTEAU DU CHAMP DES TREILLES ‘VIN PASSION' BORDEAUX 2016

Bordeaux is full of good wine values, and if you try enough of them in the under-$20 range, you're bound to find a few that you'll...

 
 
 
A Secret Crush: California's Leading Winemakers Are Running on Beer

A SECRET CRUSH: CALIFORNIA'S LEADING WINEMAKERS ARE RUNNING ON BEER

In northern California's wine country, home to such legendary breweries as Russian River , Bear Republic, and Lagunitas , vintners...

The Primitivo Grape and Three Wines to Try

THE PRIMITIVO GRAPE AND THREE WINES TO TRY

Meaning “primitive” or “early” Primitivo is an Italian grape that tends to ripen early in the season. It's robust, refined and having...

 
 
 
Target Just Released an Entire Line of High-Quality Cheap Wine, Including Canned Rosé!

TARGET JUST RELEASED AN ENTIRE LINE OF HIGH-QUALITY CHEAP WINE, INCLUDING CANNED ROSÉ!

The next time you go to pick up "one thing" from Target - LOL - you'll have yet another affordable find to add to your cart. A whole...

Target Launches ‘The Collection' And $10 Wine Has Never Looked So Good

TARGET LAUNCHES ‘THE COLLECTION' AND $10 WINE HAS NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD

Coming soon to an Instagram feed near you: Target's “The Collection” line of premium wines. The retailer today announced the line,...

 
 
 
5 Reasons to Get to Know Cavit

5 REASONS TO GET TO KNOW CAVIT

Some of us are fortunate enough to travel to Italy in this lifetime. We stroll through the vineyards, picking juicy Vermentino grapes,...

The Radical Experiments Scientists Are Using to Fight Climate Change

THE RADICAL EXPERIMENTS SCIENTISTS ARE USING TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

The effects of climate change are being felt in just about every wine region worldwide. In Champagne, some producers have begun predicting...

 
 
 
Aceto Balsamico Day

ACETO BALSAMICO DAY

Balsamic vinegar lovers, rejoice! On Saturday, March 2, Eataly NYC Flatiron is celebrating Aceto Balsamico Day with up to 50% off select...

Busted: Italian Authorities Find 11,000 Bottles of Fake ‘Super Tuscan' Wine

BUSTED: ITALIAN AUTHORITIES FIND 11,000 BOTTLES OF FAKE ‘SUPER TUSCAN' WINE

It may only be February, but the year's third Italian wine scandal is upon on us. In January , two Prosecco makers were caught chaptalizing...

 
 
 
Warm weather means an 'incredible' early grape harvest in Marlborough

WARM WEATHER MEANS AN 'INCREDIBLE' EARLY GRAPE HARVEST IN MARLBOROUGH

Workers get unusual early call up as Marlborough's hot weather ripens grapes early.

Warm weather means an early grape harvest in Marlborough

WARM WEATHER MEANS AN EARLY GRAPE HARVEST IN MARLBOROUGH

The extended spell of hot weather means Marlborough's grape vintage has arrived unusually early.