“In the Holy Land, we just may have the most interesting wine legacy on earth.” --Oenologist Dr. Elyashiv Drori
- March 07, 2018Tags: recanati , palestine , kristen bieler
- November 03, 2016Tags: zoo biscuits , wine , thorne & daughtersIn a country where winemaking is still facing challenges relating to inequality Kristen Bieler profiles a group of progressive winemakers, the Zoo Biscuits, who are challenging the status quo.
- January 06, 2016Categories: Wine People, FeaturesTags: winemaking , wine , wind gapThe former Screaming Eagle owner on the intersection of venture capital and wine.
- November 29, 2015Categories: Wine People, Features"Because the sommelier community is quite tight-knit, it’s quite easy for prejudices to take hold, and easy to become closed minded." - Jancis Robinson
- December 18, 2014Tags: winemaking , organic wine , natural wineThe Natural Winemaking hotbed is unquestionably France, yet adherents are popping up everywhere from Italy to California.
- December 18, 2014Tags: winemaking , paolo bea , organic wineAs the indie rock bands of the wine world, they have a cult following, but for every admiring wine geek or sommelier, there are at least a dozen haters, some more influential than others.
- September 11, 2014Tags: rose , provence , provencal redsSadly, Provence gets no respect as a red wine region. Admittedly not much red is made; yet some of the reds are on a par with France’s most delicious wines — and are well worth discovery.
- September 06, 2013Categories: NewsTags: long island , east end , cabernet francLong Island as a wine region is coming into its own.
- August 27, 2013Tags: rhone valley , pinot noir , australiaAustralian winemakers are pushing back on their low-budget image.
- April 22, 2013Kristen Bieler considers Rioja's old and new winemaking methods