How The Major Sparkling Wine Categories Are Currently Performing

U.S. sales of all types of sparkling wine are on fire. Italy’s Prosecco leads the way – up 27 percent by volume for the 52 weeks ending Sept. 10, 2016 – but France’s Champagne,...

Why Consumers Care About Sustainable Wines

As Americans pay more attention to where their foods come from and the farm-to-table movement picks up steam, it’s natural for consumers to start asking the same questions about their wines. There’s evidence that such...

Lustau Appoints New Cellar Master

Lustau, a producer of Sherries and Brandies from Jerez, has announced the appointment of Sergio Martínez to succeed Manuel Lozano as Cellar Master and head of Lustau’s winemaking team. After 13 years working side by...

Can the 2016 Beaujolais Vintage Match the Historic 2015?

Following an all-time vintage is never easy. The 2015 Beaujolais Gamay wines were said to be the AOC's best since the 1940s. But Franck Duboeuf, son of legendary Beaujolais winemaker Georges Duboeuf, believes the 2016 harvest...

The Best Wines of 2019

Hard to believe but the end of 2019 is already around the corner. As such, we asked our wine panelists for the final round of this year to look back on their favorite bottles...

6 Characteristics That Define Washington Wine

Washington ranks second among U.S. states for wine production. Obviously dwarfed in volume by California, Washington is nevertheless represented in wine stores and restaurant menus across the country. But can customers define Washington wine? Do...

Our Wine Panel Reviews 48 Cabernet Sauvignons

For our latest round of reviews, we asked our national wine panel to recommend some of their favorite cabernet sauvignon. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a rating and the wine’s retail price (which...

Interview: Catching Up with Coravin

When Coravin launched in 2013, this innovative technology reshaped the wine-drinking experience at home and on-premise. Today the company continues to expand its tech throughout the world of wine. Coravin also recently announced a...

Wine Reviews: 69 Pinot Noirs Graded by our Retailer Wine Panel

We asked members our our National Retailer Wine Panel to taste and rate their favorite Pinot Noirs. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a rating and the wine’s retail price (which can vary...

What Is ‘Skinny’ Prosecco?

Prosecco’s popularity continues to rise worldwide. In the U.S., sales grew 36% last year. In the U.K., a new label is creating buzz: “Skinny” Prosecco. But what is that? First of all, it’s a brand from...

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