Our Wine Panel’s Favorite American Wines of 2020

For this latest round of StateWays wine reviews, we tasked our panel of independent experts to taste and rate American wines. The write-ups below represent a wide range of styles and areas, giving readers...

Why Grape Ripeness Trumps Variety

Newcomers often latch onto grape varieties as though wine were like ice cream: the name of the flavor sums up how the product will taste. This is understandable. Grapes...

Pink Prosecco Category Gains Approval

Prosecco producers can soon tap into both the sparkling and rosé trends. The Prosecco DOC Consortium announced this week that the proposal to amend the disciplinary rules for producing Prosecco DOC — including...

Quintessential to Represent Accolade Wines in the U.S.

Quintessential, a family owned-and-operated import, marketing and sales company headquartered in Napa, CA, will represent Accolade Wines in the U.S. Accolade Wines is one of Australia’s largest wine companies, with 51 brands...

America’s Fastest-Growing Wine Brands

The 2020 StateWays Growth Brands Awards recognize the fastest-growing beverage alcohol brands in the U.S. Category Definitions » Established Growth Brands are top sellers in their category, at least five years...

Travel Report: Living The Languedoc

While the Languedoc region of southern France has been hailed recently as a “new” source of fine wines, it’s been making wine for some 2,000 years. It’s France’s largest wine region, responsible...

The Best Old World Wines to Drink in 2020

For this latest round of StateWays wine reviews, we tasked our panel of independent experts to drink and rate Old World wines.  The write-ups below represent a wide range of styles...

Vinitaly Postponed Until April 2021

Another major alcohol expo has canceled its 2020 event as COVID-19 sweeps destructively across the globe. At the beginning of March, in agreement with major wine industry institutions, Vinitaly had decided to postpone the 54th edition...

The Best Wines for Spring and Summer 2020

As retailers begin looking for what wines they will feature come spring and summer 2020, our wine panel picked their favorite sippers for that time of the year. As always, these selections include brief tasting...

ProWein Postponed Until 2021 Over Coronavirus Fears

Worried about the spread of Coronavirus, the global wine event ProWein has postponed its 2020 event by an entire year. Previously the organization had simply said it would postpone the expo, set for mid-March in Düsseldorf, Germany. Today,...

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