Wines for Early Spring Grilling

Last week, having closely watched the weather report, I gave my grill its thorough spring scrub. Swept the little back …

Building Better in Bordeaux

By 2030, all Bordeaux winegrowers are expected to comply with certain environmental criteria to meet AOC standards. Some owners are …

ESSENTIALS: Champagne!

“I drink it when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have …

When Varietals Go Virtual

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a pleasant Saturday afternoon with a great French winemaker and a few friends …