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A Visit to the Old World

Allen Balik | Posted 04.19.2015 | Taste
Allen Balik

Bordeaux is truly a land of the old and new coming together in a vast array of expression with the common thread being the high quality of wines produced.

Wrestling Climate Change to the Ground

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 10.18.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Inside, 23 palpably excited scientists introduce themselves and rattle off their disciplines. Uh oh. Is this conference going to be all about graphs, equations and incomprehensible hypotheses presented with wild enthusiasm? (Yes.)

Why I Teach My Kids About Wine

Sharon Sevrens | Posted 09.21.2014 | Taste
Sharon Sevrens

How do you talk to your kids about drinking when they regularly see you enjoying a glass of wine with dinner?

California May Loosen Alcohol Laws For Underage Students

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.04.2014 | College

A new bill proposed in California would allow some underage students to taste alcohol, all in the name of academia. Students enrolled in brewing, v...

What Does Elite Wine Have To Do With Higher Education?

Posted 09.12.2012 | Education

With the state of Washington boasting the second most wineries in the country after California, and ranking third in overall wine production, it shoul...

The Architecture of Wine

Tom Mallory | Posted 10.07.2012 | Arts
Tom Mallory

Wine is associated with gastronomy, history, local identity and spirituality. With its rich past of sensory delight dating back thousands of years, wi...

The Wonder of Wine

Richard Jennings | Posted 07.09.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

One can enjoy wine on so many levels -- the aroma, the flavors, the feelings it engenders, the history and lore of it, and now the science too. Yet, like so many of the greatest things in life, there remains, ultimately, the wonder of it.

Bitter Truth About Wine Experts Revealed In New Study

Posted 03.03.2012 | Science

"Can't we just get rid of wine lists? Do we really have to be reminded every time we go out to a nice restaurant that we have no idea what we are doin...

What Is The Value Of Terroir? An Economic Analysis

Robert Stavins | Posted 08.06.2011 | Home
Robert Stavins

While consumers may not discriminate among wines in terms of their intrinsic qualities, they are apparently responding to extrinsic qualities of wines, such as price and area of origin.

Celebrate Consumer Diversity for a Healthier, More Diverse Wine Industry

Tim Hanni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Hanni

Wine consumers come in all shapes, sizes, gender, adult age and socio-economic groups. Wines come in many colors, flavors, styles and price points. Lo...