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Tag Archives: Pinot noir

• Can’t bear to lose one drop of wine?

Can’t bear to lose one drop of wine?

Lick the wine bottle to catch every drip of your vintage Burgundy? Lick no more. Some clever inventor, biophysicist Daniel Perlman, designed a wine bottle with just a little nick in the rim. That’s IT. And voila! No drips. Let’s hope some innovative bottle maker decides to manufacture this much needed wine bottle. Hurry Hurry!

• What Causes Red Wine Headaches?

What Causes Red Wine Headaches?

In the wine business, it’s sometimes joked that the most headaches a wine will ever cause happen long before that wine ever gets sipped, since grape-growing and winemaking can be so stressful – particularly when the grapes are harvested. For some people, however, the headache comes after drinking the wine, and it’s no joke. For those folks, […]

• The Magical Dîner en Blanc in L.A.!

The Magical Dîner en Blanc in L.A.!

Last week, the magical pop-up Dîner en Blanc arrived at the Los Angeles Music Center. What luck climate change because evening temperatures hovered in the high ’70’s. The scene of attendees gliding around all in white – everything white! – unfolded on the plaza between the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and Mark Taper Forum like an enchanting, dreamlike scene from […]

• Celeb booze news! Wayne Gretzky scores with his own whisky!

Celeb booze news! Wayne Gretzky scores with his own whisky!

If you drink this, will it make you a great hockey player? Maybe. Available in Ontario, Alberta & Manitoba NIAGARA, ON, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW/ – Wayne Gretzky and Andrew Peller Limited are proud to introduce the first ever Wayne Gretzky No. 99 ‘Red Cask’ Canadian Whisky. Made with locally-sourced grains that are individually distilled, matured […]

• Hey, the Garagiste Wine Festival this Saturday at the Wiltern!

Hey, the Garagiste Wine Festival this Saturday at the Wiltern!

Urban Exposure…Bringing the California wine country to the City… This event is dedicated to showcasing the wines of over 60 high-quality, limited-production, commercial winemakers who are making under 1500 cases per year from all over California. We are thrilled to be holding this year’s Festival in the historic, art deco Wiltern Theater in mid-city Los Angeles. These small-lot wines […]

• Garagiste Festival Celebrating Artisan Winemakers Coming Up

Garagiste Festival Celebrating Artisan Winemakers Coming Up

The Truth About The Garagiste Festival   We know there are lots of wine events for you to choose from, but we think The Garagiste Festival is pretty unique. Here are some facts in support of our claim. Wines from ALL OVER THE STATE will be available. Check out excellent, small-production Napa Cabernet and Chardonnay, […]

• Guy posed as a glass of wine on Tinder. Guess what happened?

Guy posed as a glass of wine on Tinder. Guess what happened?

Food writer Sean Fahmy wondered “How would girls respond if they were being hit on by, oh I don’t know…a glass of wine, perhaps?” so, of course, he signed up on Tinder as Wine 24: “If I’m being honest, I just want to be inside you.” “I can be fruity at times but I can […]

• Stars of Pinot 2015 Wine Tasting Coming Up 8/19

Stars of Pinot 2015 Wine Tasting Coming Up 8/19

Taste over 100 varieties of Pinot Noir by 40 of the worlds top producers. The STARS of Pinot will be a showcase of both well-known high tier producers and exciting new top quality brands. We invite relevant press and trade accounts to attend an effective trade tasting, and market and promote a successful consumer event with […]

• The real reason your wine costs so much at restaurants

The real reason your wine costs so much at restaurants

“After 15 years of reviewing restaurants for The Post, I still get the jitters when the wine list comes. Sure, snooty sommeliers of old have been replaced by friendly faces who know how to sell more with smiles than sneers. What’s daunting is knowing how much wines should cost. Never a cinch except for experts, […]

• Fine wine market grows 234% in 10 years

Fine wine market grows 234% in 10 years

A new report has revealed the increasing popularity of fine wine over the past decade, highlighting growth of 234%. Commissioned by Cult Wines, a specialist in the acquisition, management and valuation of rare wines, the report by Intelligent Partnership also predicted a shortfall in production as demand for fine wine increases from wealthy buyers, particularly from China […]

• Which Wine Should You Pair With Your Weed?

Which Wine Should You Pair With Your Weed?

Forget the cheese and charcuterie. More and more states are choosing to legalize marijuana. And as pot goes mainstream, it’s acquiring a new level of sophistication. A somewhat surprising byproduct of this phenomenon is the rise of wine (or beer) and weed pairings, Dan Nosowitz writes for Modern Farmer. Weed has a long and cartoonishly […]

• American Wine, Matured: 17 New AVAs & The Road Ahead

American Wine, Matured: 17 New AVAs & The Road Ahead

The American wine industry is maturing, and that’s good news for both consumers and producers. “Maturing,” for consumers, means a more nuanced appreciation of the wines in our glasses and the qualities that make those wines unique. “Maturing,” for producers, means a more subtle understanding of the diversity of their soils and climate, and the […]

• Hallelujah! Americans turning backs on “skinny” wine

Hallelujah! Americans turning backs on “skinny” wine

American consumers have lost their appetite for low calorie “skinny” wines, forcing Treasury Wine Estates to pull its The Skinny Vine brand off the shelves. As reported by The Wall Street Journal, US drinkers are ditching low calorie wines due to doubts over quality and a desire not to compromising on flavour. “With alcohol, along […]

• Your Snobby Wine Friends Are Full of Shit

Your Snobby Wine Friends Are Full of Shit

Find yourself in the company of an intolerable, self-annointed wine connoisseur? Don’t bother arguing about how great the $7 bottle of supermarket merlot is. The best way to deal with the inevitable snobbery headed your way might be to show them the following video produced by Vox, which slays the belief expensive wines are more delicious. […]

• Wine Online: How The Internet Revolutionized The Wine Market

Wine Online: How The Internet Revolutionized The Wine Market

Think of the wine trade and what image comes to mind? Probably a bunch of old men having a point-scoring chat about carbonic maceration, in fancy accents. Well, you’re wrong: the Internet is changing what we drink, how we buy it, and how we talk about it. One of the most basic changes is transparency […]