I'm often asked if expensive wine is really that much better than the $15 bottles at Trader Joe's. In reality, there are great wines at every price point, but certain factors will drive the cost through the roof. Here's what'll make a wine break the bank.
Wine is a complicated matter. Or that's at least what all wine experts are hoping you'll believe! The truth is that wine is a remarkably flexible product, ending up as simple or as complicated as you want it to be.
As a strong believer in the power of meaningful education to empower consumers and connect with the community, Sabrina also actively shares her knowledge by hosting educational workshops on topics such as wine tasting, wine appreciation, and food & wine pairing.
The standard joke in the wine business the past couple years has been, "What's the difference between syphilis and Syrah? You can get rid of a case of syphilis." I, for one, think it's high time that Syrah got some love.
Pinot Noir from its region of origin, France's Burgundy appellation, has an almost fanatic following among wine geeks. It certainly helps that Pinot is one of the most versatile varieties when it comes to food pairings.