love by the glass

  1. No Respect: Why You Should Reconsider Pinot Grigio and Beaujolais

    No Respect: Why You Should Reconsider Pinot Grigio and Beaujolais

    "They’re not quite the Rodney Dangerfield of wines, not like Müller-Thurgau by any means, but they still don’t get the respect they deserve: Pinot Grigio and Beaujolais. We had some recently that reminded us how good they can be." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
  2. John Brecher joins Dorothy J. Gaiter at Grape Collective

    John Brecher joins Dorothy J. Gaiter at Grape Collective

    John Brecher has joined his wife, Dorothy J. Gaiter, as Senior Editor of Grape Collective and co-author of the the bi-weekly column Love by the Glass. Gaiter and Brecher conceived and wrote The Wall Street Journal's wine column, "Tastings," from 1998 to 2010.
  3. A Merlot for All of Us Who Don't Much Like Merlot

    A Merlot for All of Us Who Don't Much Like Merlot

    Long before the 2004 movie Sideways made it a joke, Merlot had lost its way. This 2011 Merlot was a happy revelation.
  4. Of Grown Up Girls and Grapes: A Wine Any Mother Would Love

    Of Grown Up Girls and Grapes: A Wine Any Mother Would Love

    “The name Amrita comes from the Buddhist equivalent of ambrosia, or a wine of the gods."
  5. It's Time for Open That Bottle Night 2014!

    It's Time for Open That Bottle Night 2014!

    The last Saturday of February is Open That Bottle Night, a celebration of wine, memories and friendship that John and I founded almost 15 years ago.
  6. Babies, Lilac and Monthélie

    Babies, Lilac and Monthélie

    Dorothy J. Gaiter on Monthélie, a terrific value wine from the Côte de Beaune in Burgundy.
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