Yearly Archives: 2012

Wine Resolutions for the New Year

Yes, it’s that time of year again: time to make all kinds of unrealistic resolutions that we have absolutely no chance of keeping. Rather than setting ourselves up for disappointment, we’ve decided to do things a little differently this year: We’r…

Posted in Editor's Journal

Welcoming the New Year in 8 Languages

As America becomes ever more diversified, knowing how to welcome the new year with an appropriate toast becomes an ever more appreciated skill. When you raise a glass this coming Monday, here’s what to say in eight languages: Portuguese — Saude! (…

Posted in Wine Tips

Is There a River in Your Wine Future?

“A wine like Pinot Noir is bound to have a pretty big mystique, and Pinot Noir wears its like a rap star wears gold.” So wrote New York wine writer Eric Asimov, and when it comes to American Pinot Noir, it’s tough to beat the renditions grown and …

Posted in Wine Buzz

A Post-Christmas Story With a Lot of Heart

Christmas may have come and gone for another year, but I’m in the mood for one more good Christmas story. This one involves a long-time wine industry friend of mine, Daryl Groom—the man who elevated Sonoma County’s Geyser Peak Winery to world-clas…

Posted in Wine Buzz
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