Of all the places in Italy, Sicily is the one that scares me the most. I have cancelled trips to Sicily because I was afraid something was going to happen. I have gone to Sicily when my bones were sore from a car wreck. I have driven a car in …read more
Video: The Wines of Southern Italy . Produced by the LCBO Broadcast Production Group, Jim Fitzpatrick takes us on a journey through the wine styles of Southern Italy. Beginning with the sun-baked beauty and unique wines of Sicily, this journey continues on the mainland through historic Campania and over to …read more
A few weeks ago, the New York Department of Agriculture announced a decision aimed at helping farm wineries recover from the devastating Arctic Vortex event this past winter. This year, New York’s farm wineries will be allowed to use out-of-state fruit to make their wines. Farm wineries in New York, …read more
This article is to let you know about a few changes here at the site. The first and most important is that we’ve changed the name from Enotourist to VI (Six). There are always many reasons for changing a site name and the main one is that as …read more
Above: Rajat Parr (right) is just one of the super groovy celeb sommeliers who will be pouring at this year’s Boulder Burgundy Festival. How friggin’ cool is that?
Being an Italian wine blogger has its perks. Italian wine collectors have been extremely generous with me and over the years, …read more
It seems that every quarter we get predictions about the next big thing in the U.S. wine market. Like most predictions, these are almost always wrong and therefore actually have, at best, neutral value for the wine biz (it could be argued that since they’re almost always incorrect, they have …read more
Editor’s Note: Although summer has come and gone, there’s no reason why you can’t be planning next year’s goal to become a surfing pro! Avid beach lover, Leah Burt, has provided us great suggestions on what to look out for when choosing your perfect Portuguese or Spanish surf camp!
Over the …read more
We drank a couple of interesting wines over the weekend.
The 2013 Cirelli Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo is a wine that only recently found its way to Texas. I’ve known and loved the wine for some years now and used to ship it to myself in Texas from California where it is easy …read more
The stars aligned. The angels sang. There were rainbows. And even unicorns. Exactly how I felt when I flew to San Francisco for the Platt’s P3 Partner Summit for a two-day conference. Typically, my job as Chief Marketing Officer for an energy software company and …read more
So, like, what is this stuff, anyway?
I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant to be quirky, fun, and …read more
by Jeff Miller of Artisan Family of Wines (Seven Artisans, Sly Dog Cellars, Red Côte)
Way too busy to go in depth on anything. Harvest is fast approaching and we are planning on processing in our new facility. Everything is new and untried so I am in a state of near …read more
A couple weeks ago I published a review of Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Cotes du Roussillon Villages, at wine that absolutely blew me away by how awesome it is. So I had to post a review of another wine from the Bila-Haut line, their rosé.
This rosé comes from the …read more