"We’ve seen so many fine wineries become virtual bulk-wine producers after being bought by big companies." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher on the sale of Napa winery Stony Hill Vineyard
Monthly Archives: August 2018
- August 31, 2018Categories: FeaturesTags: wine , stony hill vineyard , sarah mccrea
- August 25, 2018Tags: weingut pfeffihgen , weingut neiss , valerie kathawalaIf you want concrete eggs and amphora, funked-up pet-nats and glou, go elsewhere. But if you aren’t too cool to love the most achingly beautiful, classical, elegant, full-bodied, extract-rich, earthy wines, above all dry Rieslings from some of the best vineyards anywhere, you’re home.
- August 17, 2018Tags: wine bar george , john brecher , grape collective“You can buy any amount of many of the wines that are on the list,” Miliotes, who became a Master Sommelier in 2007, said. “That’s the fun thing.” -George Miliotes
- August 15, 2018"The sweetness level in a glass of Port is not going to kill you." - Rupert Symington, co-owner/co-CEO, Symington Family Estates
- "In Abruzzo, the king and queen are Montepulciano and Trebbiano, so we have been cultivating these grapes for thousands of years." Francesco Cirelli
- "So, if you want to make it very simple you have: Matelica with higher acidity, higher minerality compared to the Jesi area and from the area of Castelli di Jesi, a much easier drinking wine." Aroldo Bellelli, Winemaker Bisci
- August 04, 2018Categories: Winemakers"Groppello is our grape, it's the grape, and actually our region is defined by its presence. It's a very, very tiny area where this grape still exists..." Giacomo Tincani of La Basia
- August 03, 2018Tags: wine , white house wine , white house"So back in 1999, we looked into this for our column in The Wall Street Journal. We learned that for state dinners, the White House chooses American wines with a theme appropriate to the guest." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
- August 03, 2018Tags: wine news august 3 , t2018Wine news August 3, 2018
- Contrary to the typical images of steamy jungles that would come up for most of us, and thereby horrible conditions for growing grapes, Brazil makes some wonderful wines.