Updated Wine Aroma Wheel with 100+ Flavors

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What the Categories Mean

Primary Aromas

Primary aromas are from the type of the grape or the …read more

A writer and his voice

It’s been six years since I started steveheimoff.com. I had no idea what I was getting into back in those pre-Recession days. But I knew that blogging was something I wanted to do.

People sometimes ask me why I started blogging. After all, I already had a pretty good job, …read more

A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Chenin Blanc

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2013 Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Chenin Blanc from Clarksburg in California.

Our selection criteria include:

A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Chenin Blanc

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2013 Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Chenin Blanc from Clarksburg in California.

Our selection criteria include:

Sicily ~ The Youngest Millennial

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

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

What is a Farm Winery?

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

Fine tuning the machinations

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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

Wine’s Next Big Thing Is…

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