Traditional regions like Jerez, Bordeaux, and Champagne are allowing new grape varieties to be planted—but how much will they really impact these beloved wines?
From vintage bottlings to varietal Pinot Meunier, here are the grower Champagnes that U.S. buyers are excited to pour through the new year
Volatile sulfur compounds are polarizing aromas that can smell like anything from rotten eggs to struck match and beyond. How do they occur during viticulture and vinification—and are we thinking about them all wrong?
This Portuguese subregion has become the epicenter of super-premium winemaking in Vinho Verde, with producers focusing on elegant Alvarinho offering depth of flavor and extraordinary ageability
Sparkling wine sales are robust across all major regions, but experts are on standby for a potential slowdown in the near future
A sparkling wine’s dosage or liqueur d’expedition is often communicated as a number—grams per liter of sugar—yet it’s not about sweetness. Here’s why
Armed with the right climate and grape varieties—and now, the resources—Oregon winemakers set their sights on traditional-method sparkling wines
Building on last year’s success, WSWA will unite all three tiers of the beverage alcohol industry in Las Vegas for nearly three days of energetic networking, dealmaking, and events
A recent influx of new releases from Champagne houses has been spurred by a changing climate, a move towards terroir specificities, and increasing demand for this sparkling wine
For nearly two decades, winemaker Nicole Marchesi has helped usher Far Niente into the future while honoring the legendary winery’s roots
Beaujolais—especially cru Beaujolais—has become more expensive over the last decade. But buyers insist that there are still plenty of values to be found
Versatile, diverse, and a proud symbol of the nation’s heritage, Irish whiskey is growing fast—and keeping the future in mind with a commitment to sustainability
Lees aging not only yields attractive aromas and textures for still and sparkling wines alike—it also prevents oxidation and structural instability. Here’s how
There has been a flurry of new releases in the still-pending American Single Malt category. Here retailers and bartenders pick their standout bottles