Back in 1980 barely 100,000 cases of Chilean wine was exported to the U.S. Today that figure is in excess of 3 million, and, with growth of 9.2 percent annually, by the end of 2014 that should translate to over $700 million in sales.
You can bet that the French weren't adding pesticides to their grapes when they started making wines in the 6th century BC; and yet nowadays, organic or biodynamic winemakers get labeled as 'trendy.'
Ask a wine lover or a serious wine collector what one of their biggest gripes is about the wine marketplace and the answer is often not being able to ...
Why can't I explore the vineyards with my kids, ages 7, 9 and 12, without getting the sloe-eye from the proprietor or other patrons? Have I broken with proper etiquette? Or is this just a uniquely American hang-up?
One of the delights of Rudesheim and the Rheingau is a walking wine-tasting tour. A guide familiar with the history of the region, often called "German Tuscany," can escort you to some of the top wine estates, hiking vineyard to vineyard.
As we clinked glasses of Nero d'Avola and gobbled salty, gooey ricotta and crumbly pecorino atop crusty bread, we agreed somewhere in the world it was happy hour.
If you thought breaking into the energy drink market was tough, at least it doesn't have the regulatory hurdles placed on alcohol. Steffan Bankier and Jordan Gutman co-founded Public House, a premium boxed wine company, back in 2012 and it's been an exhilarating challenge ever since.
Here's our guide to diversifying your summer booze line-up.
This is the first in a series called "Livermore Stories," which takes a look at the most exciting wineries in this wine growing region east of San Fra...
Whether you're looking for great food, music or simply a few new friends to complain about the Cubs to, put summertime in Chicago on your bucket-list. Just make sure you check your weather app before you pack.
Think of it as nature and nurture.
Having a grandchild while your own mother is still alive adds a new set of shared experiences to the mother/daughter relationship. I knew my mom was excited when I went into labor. She would have sold her soul to get across the country in time to see me in the hospital.
Wiesbaden cannot possibly compete with Munich or Berlin or Frankfurt or Cologne or Stuttgart. But it is cozier, more easily navigated, than the big cities
Bodegas CARO is one of the most fascinating and prestigious projects in Argentina's wine industry: a joint venture between the Catena family from Mend...
I've never been good at asking for help. It is not in my nature. That isn't to say friends and family don't assist me when I need it, but I am just no...
The sun, moon and stars shine over the vineyards of Avignonesi as they do everywhere else in Tuscany.
When you think of Spain, you likely envision Barcelona. Maybe your mind leaps instead to the beaches of Mallorca or Ibiza. Here's another option that combines the best of those two options: Valencia.