Wine 101

8 Main Red Wines of Spain

In a world of wine where a small number of grape varieties proliferate and virtually become ubiquitously interchangeable with the term “red wine” itself, Spain stands apart from the crowd as an important red wine producing country – from both…

5 White Wines for Red Wine Lovers

What are the criteria that go into picking the white wines for red wine drinkers will love? Well, for starters, I’ve found that the most ardent and dedicated drinkers of red wines tend to gravitate to wines that are big and bold,…

8 Grapes Every White Wine Lover Needs To Know

I’ve noticed a trend lately – a sort of suggestion that loving white wine is an indicator that you’re not a “serious” wine drinker or that it’s somehow “un-manly” to drink white wines. Well, as a third generation wine importer…

How To Tell If Wine Has Gone Bad

This is a real change of pace for me. Generally I write about great wines – and highlight the virtues of delicious food and drink, but today we’re going to take a quick detour to discuss a few things that…