Once you’ve tasted victory, its flavor tends to linger in your mouth. Especially if victory’s flavor flows from the nectar of 100-point red wines, wines you have personally sealed into the bottles. From 2002 to 2005, John Irving Levenberg was a leader of the team that garnered California’s Paul Hobbs
One of the great science minds of our time, and almost certainly the ﬁnest science communicator of our time, is a wine lover. Neil deGrasse Tyson has a well documented love of wine; apparently when he’s not working on unlocking the secrets of the cosmos, he’s trying to understand the
Rice needs to be polished to make premium sake. But there's an arms race going on, and American consumers have something to do with it, because unlike so much about sake, we can easily understand numbers. Hollywood celebrities and Las Vegas high rollers are seeking out sakes with absurdly low
Compromise is in the air these days. The rockets have quieted in the Middle East. Republicans are talking about taxes while Democrats entertain cuts in entitlement spending. President Obama is having lunch with Mitt Romney. Even Mark Sanchez, in an act of selfless immolation, decided to distract New Yorkers from
Tasting notes are the hardest thing for me to write about wine. I have strong opinions about the elements of a good tasting note. But while I love a good argument, I have stayed out of this one because I don't feel comfortable telling other people how to write them.
There is a seismic shift happening in the wine world right now. Of course, there have been slowing sales as in many other industries. But the sales have only snagged on specific wine categories. Namely the high-end blockbuster wines. The-read more-