Top 50 Best-Selling Amazon Wines

  Amazon Wines Everyone Should Try Where do you like to buy your vino? A wine and spirits store? A grocery store? A convenience store? Great news, wine fans: everyone's favorite online superstore sells vino! The team took a look at Amazon's list of Best Sellers in … [Read more...]

The Hard-to-Describe Pinot Noir

By Dan Berger There are 12 major, color-coded sectors on the UC Davis aroma wheel, developed decades ago by Dr. Ann Noble, along with some 90 descriptors in the outer ring alone.      This clever device works well to help us describe almost all wines, both sound and spoiled, and yet there is one … [Read more...]

Red Rhône Blends 

By Dan Berger Americans seem fixated on varietal wines. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and many more now are seen on the majority of wines. This unfortunately ignores a class of wines eminently worth considering: blends, notably from red wine grapes. Varietal … [Read more...]

Intro to Red Wines

Exploring Red Wines is a journey into history, culture, and geography. It is both broad and deep. But surprisingly, not nearly as broad as white wines. This is simply because that there are fewer varieties of grapes (varietals) globally being made into red wine than white. There are about 50 … [Read more...]