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


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

How to Choose a Surfing School in Spain and Portugal

Surfing Portugal

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

Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For September 15, 2014

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

Just a brief note

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

Thinking about tasting

Lots of food for thought in the Fall 2014 issue of Wine & Spirits, which is devoted to “The art and science of wine tasting.” There’s so much thoughtful content, I could write a post on each sentence. Surely that’s the mark of a good wine magazine.

The fun …read more