Wine News

Wine on the Move: 29 Top-Rated Wines in Cans and Boxes

Wine Spectator - by Augustus Weed - May 23, 2019

The best of what alternative packaging has to offer, from the U.S. West Coast to South America

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For the Love of Wine – Reasons to celebrate National Wine Day, every day


Someone who enjoys wine three to seven days a week doesn’t need a reason to celebrate National Wine Day, but wine is my favorite of all the drinks, and it’s also an opportunity to geek out archaeologically (more on that later).

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America’s All-Time Favorite Wines

wine-searcher - by Don Kavanagh - May 20, 2019

As part of our 20th birthday coverage, we look back at which wines US users love most.

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To Promote Its Canned Wine, This Winery Is Spoofing Classic Beer Ads

ADWEEK - by Minda Smiley - May 18, 2019

14 Hands gives brands a run for their money

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Robert Parker Has Rated His Last Big, Boozy Bordeaux

GRUB STREET - by Chris Crowley - May 17, 2019

Robert Parker, the long-standing and tastemaking wine critic, will retire from the world of professionally sniffing and swirling Bordeaux. The news was announced in the Wine Advocate, in which the publication’s editor-in-chief, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, calls him “the father of modern wine criticism” and says that his “expert, straight-talking opinions will sorely be missed.”

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Diner accidentally gets £4,500 bottle of wine in Manchester restaurant

The Guardian - by Jedidajah Otte - May 16, 2019

Hawksmoor steakhouse tweets ‘chin up!’ to staff who served it, adding: ‘mistakes happen’

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What are Sulfites? A Look at Wine’s Most Misunderstood Compound

THE MANUAL - by Mark Stock - May 15, 2019

Wine is fairly complex, which means there’s ample opportunity to throw some part of its greater whole under the bus, depending on what’s currently in fashion. For a while, Merlot took a licking. Then, big buttery Chardonnays played the role of the punching bag. Now, sulfites are the subject of a significant amount of criticism.

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For Connoisseurs and Joe Sixpack, Canned Wines Beckon

The New York Times - by Eric Asimov - May 12, 2019

After just a few years, sales of wine in cans are soaring, and now, some of it is even pretty good.

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Behind the Scenes with the Winemakers of ‘Wine Country’

Wine Spectator - by Ben O'Donnell - May 11, 2019

What was it like hosting Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and a film team of hundreds? Here’s how the wine pros at Artesa, Quintessa and Baldacci Family, and the mayor of Calistoga, remember it

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Mother’s Day Gifts for Moms Who Love Wine

Chowhound - by PAMELA VACHON - May 10, 2019

You love your mom. Your mom loves her wine. Lately you suspect she might love her wine a little more than she loves you, but no matter; Mother’s Day is a perfect opportunity to repay her for all of the things you and your siblings did as kids that caused her to become a hardcore wine lover, nay, […]

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