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Some delicious, big and bold feasting reds from around the wine globe.

Increase the business value of your wines by getting them in front of the top Master Sommeliers and wine buyers at the Sommeliers Choice Awards.

SO MANY WINES, SO LITTLE TIME - Finding great wines to recommend to patrons or share with friends is a never ending process. With so many to choose from, singling out the ones that can attract and hold your attention, from that first exciting hint of aroma all the way through to that sad and final moment when the bottle has been exhausted, can be trying. The good news is that discovering great wines is a globe trotting adventure, rich with intriguing opportunities and sensory experiences.

Our first tranche of seasonal sparklers comes from six countries.

Randall Grahm, founder of Bonny Doon Vineyard, received the American Wine Society Award of Merit at the organization’s national conference in St. Pete Beach, Fla., earlier this month. In an acceptance speech, Mr. Grahm humbly and humorously discussed several particularly vivid career failures over the past 35 years, as well as plans for the future at his estate vineyard in San Juan Bautista, CA. But the audience of 600 applauded him for his decades of innovation and successes.

Early pioneers in artisanal spirits create a legacy of distilling innovation.

Bertani Winery produces an array of wine to please all palates.

For the holidays, rediscovered this purloined French grape at its source - Cahors 

Wines that are “green”, or earth-friendly, are wines made in one of these three regulated tiers, Sustainable, Organic, and Biodynamic, or SOB.
A hot new category is “natural” wines, the idea being wines free of any harmful additives, but unfortunately the term “natural” on wine has no legal parameters.

When one thinks of German wines, most often it is Riesling that comes to mind. And if asked to name a few wine regions in Germany, the answer is usually Rheingau, Mosel, Rheinhessen, and Pfalz. However, there are 13 wine regions throughout Germany, some lesser-known than others.

Pinot Noir is perhaps the most-versatile red wine for the holidays.

There are more options than choosing either or wine. Try both!

There was a time when wars were fought, continents discovered, and fortunes made all in the pursuit of spices. This is what it is like in Chef Floyd Cardoz’s kitchen. His kitchen is a veritable court of flavor, spices gain a fine measure of their former glory, as well as much of their old-world appearance.

I had the pleasure of attending an intimate tasting of some older Spanish wines on November 12, 2019. Justin Berlin of Spanish Wine Exclusives was the host at Tia Pol in NYC. About 20 wines were poured that were purchased in Spain from several collectors' cellars.

Some of our featured wineries have been reinvented by their new owners.

Don't forget to add these easy drinking wines to your holiday list from the first and largest winery in Israel.

Spain is synonymous with Tempranillo, though many wine lovers are unaware of this because of its numerous and confusing aliases. The best and most famous regions are Rioja and Ribera del Duero (where it is known as Tinto Fino and Tinto del Pais) but fine examples can be found from Toro (as Tinta de Toro), Valdepeñas (Cencibel), and the Penedes (Ojo de Llebre and Ull de Llebre).

A hilly corner of the Veneto in northern Italy was awarded Unesco World Heritage designation this past July, and odds are you are already familiar with it. It is the area known as Conegliano Valdobbiadene in the heart of Prosecco country.

From lean and mean to big and bold - Italian reds for fall drinking.

Premium single-note fruit purées and expertly-layered blends gives flawless consistency and endless creative opportunities behind the bar.

How will you be celebrating International Sherry week?

Bar managers must master the following tasks before they can properly hire and train their staff.

We start the late fall season with lots of bubbles for celebration, dark reds for contemplation.

Sicily. It is all about the the wine, the food, the farms, the people.