Raisin is an app that supports the natural wine community by alerting wine lovers to places they can find organic, biodynamic, low-sulfite wines made on a small scale, all around the world. It’s a simple concept, meant to help make natural wine more transparent and approachable for everyday people who might be new to the idea… Continue reading Support Raisin, The World’s Only Natural Wine App
I’m just back from two weeks in France, jet-lagged and writing at 5am. It turns out that an impassioned blog post I wrote in my hotel room, in Peripgnan (the Roussillon), was not actually published. Probably a good thing? While I was away, my article about The Big Glou finally came out in Brooklyn Magazine (it… Continue reading Article + Photos From The Big Glou
Happy holidays! This Christmas gave me all the feels and also perhaps gout, because I’ve eaten so many ridiculous meals and had tons of amazing wine. Hopefully you’e done the same! To that end, I wrote about three kinds of splurgey, special-occasion wines for Vine Pair (read here). Now that Christmas has passed, perhaps you’ll find… Continue reading Treat Yourself To Fancy Wines All Year Long!
If you’ve ever posted on Facebook something about wine (maybe “dying for a glass of wine RN,” for example), then you’ve probably seen an ad pop up, for one of the many new wine delivery services vying for a slice of the market. Wine delivery isn’t exactly new; for a long time wineries, especially smaller-production… Continue reading And The Millennials Said, “Let There Be Wine Delivery . . .”
One of my main goals as a writer is to help people enjoy wine more. And you can’t do that so easily if you’re thrown into a state of confusion by the massive wine list — wine book, even — at some of today’s restaurants. A lot of people are intimidated by enlisting the sommelier’s help, and… Continue reading What To Do When You’re Given A Massive Wine List?
I profiled the philosopher-turned-winemaker Abe Schoener for Food Republic; it’s a long article that was researched over the course of three separate visits (and tastings) with him and others in his circle. It all started with the question above; I confused his “Blowout” for a naturally sparkling wine when I was researching an article about… Continue reading “What Happens If You Take Good Wine, And Force Carbonate It?” #winestudy
And go outside. It’s spring!