For decades, Alsace has been, for all intents and purposes, a white wine region. The distinctive characters of Alsace Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewurtztraminer, Muscat and Pinot Blanc are international reference points. Until recently, Alsace Pinot Noi..
World of Pinot Noir, an annual celebration of Pinot Noir from around the world, takes place this March 3-4 at the Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara, CA. Once again, it offers an enviable collection of Pinot tastings, seminars and dinners. Tickets are ..
Last Friday, the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux held their big, annual trade tasting in San Francisco. (It alternates annually between San Francisco and Los Angeles.) Nearly 90 producers poured wines from their 2014 Bordeaux offerings.
This week, many Americans will be stuffing turkeys. Of course some of those turkeys prefer to be called “relatives” or “college friends.” Either way, the broad assortment of foods and guests on Thursday will make for an interesting day.
Historic Chateau de la Chaize lies in the hills of Brouilly
“If a space alien came to earth and asked you about wine, what would you tell them?” Alice Feiring got that question in 2009 after her keynote address at the North American Wine Blogge..
The home of Trimbach Riesling
Trimbach is one of the largest wine producers in Alsace, France. Alsatian winegrowers since 1626, Trimbach’s estate vineyards now lie around the village of Ribeauvillé. Trimbach also sources grapes from others in t..