Harvest time in Vermont conjures images of dried cornstalks, heaps of pumpkins, fresh cider donuts, and multi-colored leaves. Amber, orange, and yellow images may be iconic to autumn in the Green Mountain State but lately hues of red, white and rosé are showing-up in an expanding agricultural economy where cold climate fruits are fermenting into value added libations to become unique facets of the modern wine world. Commercial vineyards and wine making have been in Vermont for three decades, with plantings of French-American hybrids as well as forays into traditional vinifera, resulting in success with the former and sporadic survival among the latter. The last ten years have marked a revolution in northern wine making from Wisconsin to Maine with the widespread propagation of cold har...
The status of South African wine in the USA is lamentable. Even in New York City, where the most diverse selection of wine styles and origins in the world spoils imbibers, South Africa barely appea...
Box wine, depending on who you ask, is either the future of wine or the ugly stepsister. Long hailed with amazing potential, what actually gets to the market rarely seems to live up...or does it? O...
Was it Merlot, or Cabernet Franc? Yes! And then it became Carmenere, the black sheep of the Bordeaux family.
While we tend to focus on the familiar, Dezel Quillen make a point of taking us on a journey through some of the lesser known, but exciting, emergi...
Australian Shira still dominates this market segment. How are the wines these days and should we be looking elsewhere for better values?
What started as a movement to hide sweet wines is developing into one of the most dynamic and interesting wine niches.
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