Interview: Hal & Fiona Barnett

Jan 22, 2019

Having grown up in Vancouver and Stockton respectively, Fiona and Hal Barnett became enamored with Napa Valley through frequent visits on the weekends. A vision began to form and they decided to purchase a 40-acre property located at the top of Spring Mountain Road in 1983.

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The New Face of Empson USA: Tara Empson

Jan 15, 2019

Pioneering Italian wine exporter Empson & Co. announces father to daughter leadership change.

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Bailly Lapierre: A Masterpiece that Rose from Ancient Seas to Our Glasses

Jan 08, 2019

Danielle McKee-Langley gets real deep into the soil science of Auxerrois.

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2018 Year End Listings

Jan 02, 2019

That’s a wrap! Congratulations to the 108 products and wineries that made each year end listing.

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New Paso Brand: Vina Robles

Dec 31, 2018

Growers and makers of expressive, approachable Paso Robles estate wines, Vina Robles owner Hans Nef and managing partner Hans -R. Michel began farming winegrapes in 1997.

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Interview: Laurène Boss

Dec 20, 2018

Laurène Boss represents the fifth generation from Burgundy’s well-respected Drouhin family. Born and raised in Beaune, Laurène grew up surrounded by wine and the family business.

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Pop the Holiday Cheer

Dec 03, 2018

The ultimate guide to buying bubbles this holiday season.

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Interview: Yoav Gilat

Nov 27, 2018

True to the Cannonball spirit, Yoav is a professional scuba diver and Cabernet is his go to varietal.

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New Italian Brand: Pietra

Nov 20, 2018

Pietra is produced by Cantine Menhir located in the beautiful coastal region of Apulia (Puglia), Italy.

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Gambero Rosso: 2018 Tre Bicchieri Winners

Nov 13, 2018

In Italy people go to cafés and taverns to spend time with each other. If it’s a good wine most folks will enjoy a second glass. But when it’s an exceptionally good wine, when it’s one of the best, that’s the time for a third glass.

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