kevin zraly

  1. Has Your Palate Changed? We Take the Amarone Test

    Has Your Palate Changed? We Take the Amarone Test

    Over the years, we have read quite a bit about how wine palates change. The conventional wisdom is that people tend to start with sweeter wines, then move to dryer wines and then move to more elegant, softer wines. The cliché then was that your parents liked Bordeaux while your grandparents preferred Burgundy.

     

  2. 10 Great Wine Gifts That Speak to This Challenging and Eventful Year

    10 Great Wine Gifts That Speak to This Challenging and Eventful Year

    "Don’t give a present to a wine-lover or budding oenophile that probably will never be used, like the “I hope you brought wine” doormat."
  3. How Wine Can Stop Its Return to an Era of Snoot

    How Wine Can Stop Its Return to an Era of Snoot

    "In the 1970s, sommeliers at many fine restaurants were White French men, or at least White males who pretended to be French. With tastevins around their necks, their job was to make customers feel stupid, spend more than they planned and drink French wine."
  4. Phelps Insignia, Jackass Zin and a Vice Bust: How the World Celebrated OTBN

    Phelps Insignia, Jackass Zin and a Vice Bust: How the World Celebrated OTBN

    Wine “has the capacity to lift us out of ourselves by its beauty. The appreciation of that beauty elevates our life through wine.” --Warren Winiarski, on OTBN 2020
  5. Kevin Zraly Says He Has to ‘Let Go’ of Windows

    Kevin Zraly Says He Has to ‘Let Go’ of Windows

    Dorothy Gaiter profiles the famous wine educator who has nurtured America's first generation of sommeliers.
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