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Turning grapes into wine is both a science and an art; Explore the Vineyard variables that go into your favorite Reds and Whites and learn exactly what age has got to do it.

An Afternoon in Driftwood, Texas
During my quest to learn more about Texas wines, I picked up my Wine Bible by Karen MacNeil and turned to the section about Texas wine regions. MacNeil references the founders of Fall Creek Vineyards,...
My Appreciation for Texas Wine
This past summer, I received an invitation to attend the 10-year anniversary party for two good friends of mine. They were hosting it at the Austin Winery, an "urban winery" and "tasting lounge" locat...
Southern Hospitality and European Sophistication
Autumn is just now beginning to cast its spell on the Texas Hill Country, with burst of burnt orange and gold scattered among the evergreens. Cruising down Highway 290, also known as the Texas Wine Tr...
Made in America... Wine
Let's break this down. Americans are the top consumers of wine. We love wine. We have made it a social drink, one for sealing deals at corporate lunches, the drink to celebrate occasions, wine is part...
Wine... What's it All About?
Here is an interesting little factoid about worldwide wine consumption. According to the World Wine Institute, in 2009, France topped the list with 12.40% of the world's consumption. U.S. consumption ...
Carlos Chacona year ago
Malbec from the Land of Dreams
In the central area of the arid, southern reaches of Argentina, there is a rare oasis: the Río Negro Valley. An ideal place for growing grapes of great concentration, given the low humidity which goes...
Daniel Falconera year ago
Best Wineries in Virginia
When it comes to the best wineries in Virginia, there are a lot of options and places to consider. While there are brilliant wineries all over the East Coast, nothing quite compares to Virginia. As th...
Marlene Affelda year ago
A Romantic Getaway to Burntshirt Vineyards in the Carolinas
The area around Henderson offers spectacular scenery, quaint bed and breakfasts, and an opportunity to visit one of North Carolina’s best-kept secrets; the Burntshirt Vineyards in Henderson. Tucked in...
Wine Tasting Myths You Probably Believe
Wine tasting has often come under fire for being pretentious, snooty, and at times, totally pointless. Part of the reason that a lot of people feel this way about wine tasting is because there are man...
How To Look Like a Sommelier While Tasting Wine
There's something about attending a wine tasting that feels intimidating to many of us. The patrons at wine tastings tend to dress elegantly, have fancy names, and work jobs that have a certain level ...
Annie Kiely2 years ago
Best New Jersey Wineries
When you think of vineyards, your first thoughts might be to think of California. Tastings might lead you to think of New York. And you wouldn't be wrong. It can be easy to forget how much quality win...
A M2 years ago
Best Wineries in New York
While New York wineries may not be the first place you think of when you picture a great glass of chardonnay, the Empire State boasts some of the country’s best vineyards. From the oldest operating wi...
Grace Tyler2 years ago
Learning to Enjoy Wine
Wine takes on a delicate, sensual character the moment the bottle is uncorked, and if you have a sharp sense of taste and smell, it will help you become a good judge. In time, you will find out how ce...