Here we are at the holiday season again, and here we all are trying our best to come up with gift ideas! Of course we want these ideas to be unique and perfectly suited for the person we are shopping for. This can be a difficult, almost impossible task at … [Read more...] about It’s the Holidays! Gift Ideas for all Wine Lovers!
As I prepare to stock a brand new store, and a brand new wine section, the subject of “what the Millennials are drinking” is inherently important to me personally. It turns out to be an interesting topic as well. In the United States, we have “turned a … [Read more...] about Millennials: The New Generation of Wine Consumer
For years rosé wines were reviled by wine aficionados, relegated to the rank of “pink” or “blush” wines, equated to “White Zinfandel” status, especially in the United States. They enjoyed a brief stint of popularity in the 50’s, but that dissipated … [Read more...] about Rosé, the Hottest Trend in Wine this Summer
Wine consumers as a whole love wine ratings. Why? The sheer number of wines available and the complexity of wine labels make ratings a boon for confused consumers. While there are a myriad of sources for wine ratings, the two most influential sources for … [Read more...] about Wine Ratings! Bane or Blessing?
The balmy days of spring and summer are here again! Our flash freeze in March, after a particularly warm February, has ushered in a spring and early summer that promise to be a warm start to the season. It’s time to leave the heavy red wines of winter, … [Read more...] about Summer Time, Summer Wine!
Italy has become an increasingly popular travel destination, and with this newfound interest comes an increased interest in Italian wines. Recently, I have had a number of people ask me questions about Italian wines. Italy is one of the top two countries … [Read more...] about A Little Bit About Italian Wines!