101 Best Wineries in America 2016

The Daily Meal has recently published on their website the list of 101 Best Wineries in America for the 2016.  Looking into the list and if you stop at number #72 you will notice an Andis Wines. A little family owned winery, where I have been spending my days in the last 15 months and…

2010 Westerly Fletcher’s Red

AVA: Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara COMPOSITION: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 23% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc WINEMAKING NOTES: After hand sorting and destemming, each variety was fermented separately with indigenous yeasts in small stainless steel tanks. Punch downs occurred twice daily. After primary fermentation was complete, the tanks were drained and pressed into 100% French oak barrels,…

4 Reds wines to study on.

If you are a newbie on wine consuming and you do not want to fill stupid while you are trying to impress your date when you are ordering wine, this are 4 great red wines to study on and learn your path to become a wine geek or snob ( usually ). When you read a…

Soave a great story

Stefano Inama laughs out loud at the idea of “natural yeast.” “I don’t believe in so-called natural yeast,” Inama says. “I’m a biotechnologist and I can tell you people don’t know what they’re talking about.” The results are distinctive. “Inama makes some of the richest whites in Veneto readers are likely to come across,” Antonio…

Red Wine Information & Basics

With hundreds of varieties of red wine grapes, there is as much red wine information to learn about as there are red grapes planted in all corners of the globe. That being said, you’ll likely encounter only a handful of these grapes most often. In this red wine basics section, we cover the flavor profiles and…

Who are the 10 most influential WINE CONSULTANTS in the world?

The wine consultant is an original professional figure between producer and oenologist boasting well–known names in the world of international wine. The Drinks Business reported the 10 most influential WINE CONSULTANTS.  The wine consultants are professionals who can offer advice on the final mixture to those who are involved in every stage of winemaking, from…