Yesterday we talked about the impact of the devastating Napa Valley earthquake on US wine prices. But just how serious was the impact at the epicenter in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys?
By now every wine lover knows about the devastating earthquake that rocked the Napa and Sonoma Valleys of California. But just how will it affect the price of a bottle of California’s most precious asset?
On Sunday, August 24th at 3:20 AM, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck the northern San Francisco Bay area, and the hardest-hit city was Napa, about 6 miles northwest of the quake’s epicenter in American Canyon. The quake, the largest in the Bay Area since the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989, was felt as far away
Women love their Chardonnay and White Zin. Men prefer the bolder reds and are the primary purchasers of premium wines. Of course right? Actually, wrong. The truth about wine habit stereotypes.
Episode #265 – The Kuerig and the Coravin. Coffee and Wine. They Have More in Common Than You Think!
Nick Lazaris is the CEO of Coravin, the company that manufactures the Coravin Wine Access System. This remarkable technology gives wine collectors, wine bars and consumers who can’t stomach the idea of a great bottle of wine going to waste, the unprecedented ability to extract a taste or a glass of wine from a bottle
The server asks for your drink order and you answer the question with a question… “What do you have by the glass?” Stop right there! This is going to cost more than you realize.
Where did some of our best-known expressions come from? Well, a good number of them literally came from a bottle. A bottle of wine, that is. Here are a few lessons in wine drinking linguistics.
With wine, it’s often all about age. With beer, freshness gives brewers bragging rights. But not so fast! These days, craft beer makers are watching winemakers very carefully!
While most people are more likely to drink white wine during these hot sunny days, there’s now reason to believe that RED wine is a sun-worshipper’s best friend.
Last week we all lost an immeasurable talent. Robin Williams’ wit, spontaneity and charity touched our world in immeasurable ways…and even the wine world has reason to mourn this terrible loss.
A favorite subject on Grape Encounters is the relationship between music and wine and how well they complement each other. On past shows, David has talked about pairing rock, pop and even classical music with wine. But Reggae? Well, it was only a matter of time. And this week we’re talking wine and Reggae in