June 2021 Industry News

Our Top Read: Things are continuing to heat up in the China-Australia trade conflict, and it looks like wine is still in the crossfire. Click here for more. In the News: These heatwaves are troubling PNW winemakers. Click here for more. Chianti Classico is going the way of…

10 Fun Facts About Chenin Blanc!

Today marks Drink Chenin Day 2021, so…you know what to do! While you’re doing that, here are some fun facts about a grape that seemed to all but disappear a few years back, yet thankfully is seeing a bit of revitalized interest of late: Chenin is a very…

10 Lambrusco Facts!

Happy World Lambrusco Day!  Here to celebrate, we offer our favorite Lambrusco facts: Lambrusco is not only the name of the wine, but also the grape it’s made from Lambrusco has come a very long way from the ice cube-wielding industrially produced cloyingly sweet plonk of the 70s…

May 2021 Industry News

Our Top Read: Got some extra cash laying around? Wine that went to space for sale with $1 million price tag. Click here for more. IN THE NEWS: Wine is subjective, we’ve said it here on the blog numerous times. Now the scientists are speaking to it – and…

It’s National Wine Day!

While in our world, every day is Wine Day, today is an actual holiday to celebrate these festivities (officially).  The other 364 days will just have to be a bit jealous unfortunately. So on this momentous occasion, start your festivities by pulling a cork (or two) and getting…

An Update from the Tasting Table

Hey everyone, We wanted to take a moment to announce a few of the amazing deals we have coming this June to the store! Next month we have some incredible selections for the Italophiles on our list (you all know who you are), and while we’ve spent quite…

April 2021 Industry News

Our Top Read: When Smoke Gets In Your Wine. Click here for more. In the News: US Wine Is a Mess, Here’s How to Fix It. Click here for more. Napa Officials Plan to Spend $42.5 Million to Reduce Wildfire Risk. Click here for more. The 2020 Grape…

It’s World Marselan Day!

Never heard of Marselan?  Not a problem!  Marselan is actually a relatively new French grape on the (wine) block – so, no one will fault you for not knowing much, if anything, about it. Created in breeding experiments back in 1961, Marselan calls the Languedoc and Provence regions…