January Featured Producer – Domaine Duseigneur

This month I am spotlighting a producer that has a special place in my heart.  My love for Bernard Duseigneur and his wines began on Instagram – as odd as that may sound.   As a lover of epic biodynamic wines, I stumbled upon a post that Bernard had just published.  I left a casual…

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Winners and Losers of Climate Change in The Wine World

With so much destruction and uncertainty involved with climate change, how can there be any winners in this discussion? Ironically, where some of the world’s most celebrated wine regions such as France, Italy, and California are becoming less ideal for grape-growing, other regions are emerging as great wine growing destinations. Who Are the Winners? If…

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Climate Change & Wine

Climate change is real and it is changing the landscape of the wine industry across the globe. For many years grape growers and vineyard managers have been crossing their fingers and nervously changing the subject when anyone would mention climate change. Is climate change only bad for producers? Actually, no. However, grape growing is more…

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A Day With Baptiste Cuvelier

Who Is Baptiste Cuvelier? Today I am focusing on one of my favorite winemakers, Baptiste Cuvelier. Baptiste was born in France and spent most of his youth working in Bordeaux. His family has been wine merchants dating back to the early 1800s and the Cuvelier name is centuries older yet. The Cuvelier family has been…

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Wine

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.”  ― Ernest Hemingway Wine Reviews Producer Spotlights Wine Industry Insight…

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Travel

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”― Mark Twain Do you love to travel? Stay tuned for travel…

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