David White

David White

David White

David White is the founder and editor of Terroirist. The author of a nationally syndicated wine column that's hosted by Grape Collective, David's wine writing has appeared in dozens of publications, including The World of Fine Wine, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post. He has his advanced certificate from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust and has been called one of America's nine most important wine bloggers. Follow him on Twitter @terroiristblog.

  1. Happy Global Champagne Day!

    Happy Global Champagne Day!

    October 21 is Global Champagne Day! To help you celebrate David White suggests five things you need to know about Champagne.
  2. The Romanticism of Old Wine

    The Romanticism of Old Wine

    Old wine isn’t necessarily better; it’s just different.
  3. Fake Wines Take a Toll on Everyday Consumers

    Fake Wines Take a Toll on Everyday Consumers

    "Kurniawan showed how much money could be made with fake wines. At a single auction hosted by Acker Merrall & Condit in 2006, he netted nearly $25 million."
  4. With Seven Wines, Exploring Burgundy's Côte d'Or

    With Seven Wines, Exploring Burgundy's Côte d'Or

    How is someone supposed to learn about Burgundy with prices seeming to reach new heights each week?
  5. Saving Sauternes

    Saving Sauternes

    So long as one is willing to forgo Yquem, savvy consumers can purchase half bottles from virtually every top producer -- many with a decade or more of age -- for less than $30.
  6. Discovering Authenticity beyond Bordeaux's Marquee Estates

    Discovering Authenticity beyond Bordeaux's Marquee Estates

    Earlier this month, I visited Bordeaux to see what else the region could offer. I learned that, contrary to perception, Bordeaux is home to countless mud-on-their-boots farmers who produce affordable, authentic wines.
  7. Finally, a Definitive Guide to Napa Valley

    Finally, a Definitive Guide to Napa Valley

    White profiles both along with 200 other producers, from "the large-scale and the Lilliputian, the cult and the quaffer, the founders and the new wave." Importantly, she also checks in on the arc of every producer's wines, sharing tasting notes on current releases and back vintages.
  8. Stony Hill Proves That in California, What Is Old Is New Again

    Stony Hill Proves That in California, What Is Old Is New Again

    "These wines are reintroducing America to a style of wine that went dormant for a long time," she explained. "They're reminding people that there's a different way to make Chardonnay." - Sarah McCrea
  9. In Wine, Accidental Superstars Abound

    In Wine, Accidental Superstars Abound

    If Winiarski hadn't tasted Fay's homemade wine -- and been able to purchase the adjoining property -- Chateau Mouton-Rothschild would have won the Judgment of Paris.
  10. Looking For a Wine List Bargain? Go Off the Beaten Path

    Looking For a Wine List Bargain? Go Off the Beaten Path

    My advice was simple. I urged him to look for off-the-beaten-path varieties from off-the-beaten-path regions. As New York University economics professor Karl Storchmann once explained, "[The market] adds a premium for certain places or grapes."
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