Explore different wine regions and varietals around the world.

    Standing outside of the original white stucco and dark wood Bodegas Farina winery in the Toro region of Spain one early April day, Manuel Farina was preparing to make one of his many tours of the...

    One could not have a more knowledgeable guide to the Ten Crus, the distinct growing areas of southern Burgundy’s Beaujolais region, than the native son of a farmer and descendant of four centuries...

    It may be a bit of a cliché to say this, but there’s no better way to spark romance at Valentine’s Day (or any other time) than with some bubbly. Since nearly every wine-producing country in the...

    My mother always announced the official start of the Christmas season while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV. “Look,” she would shout with childlike glee, “there’s Santa...it’s...

    Like the stylish “boot” that it is, Italy has long been in the vanguard of world wine production, with a storied history going back, no surprise, to ancient Rome.  

    While red wines have...

    Despite not being born among the vines, this proud Frenchman had a long-held dream to take his love of wine to a whole new level. In 2000, after 30 years working for the retail giant Carrefour,...

    When it comes to wine, Italy’s Piedmont region – the charming, hilly terrain southwest of Milan – has two faces. The southwestern sector produces mostly big red wines made from the Nebbiolo grape...

    North of the equator, if the weather cooperates in June, July and August, the world’s vineyards grow lush and verdant. Much like the avid St. Louis gardener, it is during this period that the...

    Debbie Thompson remembers a moment 15 years ago just after she had started working as winemaker at Simonsig Wine Estate, located outside of Capetown in the sumptuous Stellenbosch region of South...

    Born and raised in San Rafael, a small city in the southern part of the Mendoza region of Argentina, Adriana Astorga always hoped that she would travel the world, meeting people from cultures far...

    Late winter in the United States is actually harvest time in countries below the Equator. So, it should be no surprise that South Australian winemaker Kim Jackson is spending nearly every waking...

    Italy reigns as “il numero uno” among wines imported to the United States. But in Italy, grappa is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages. You might say that grappa is the cool, younger,...

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