If you've been underwhelmed by Beaujolais, get ready: You're in for a happy surprise when the 2009 "Crus" hit the market this summer.
You can assume that most beverages have a brief shelf life before they turn rancid or sour. With wine, not so much.
We love the French Paradox idea that wine is healthy. Now a major French study offers a surprising answer to the question, "Why?"
The world of wine lovers is divided into two parts: Those who love rosé wine and those who consider it a weak substitute for red.
What ever happened to the old Chianti bottles that came wrapped in wicker baskets?
To most people, "Burgundy" means "red." The word "burgundy" in the dictionary means both a red wine and a red color. But there's White Burgundy, too.
What makes a wine "food-friendly"? Give me a wine that introduces itself with the velvet glove, not the iron fist
Wine, an investment you can drink. Who knew? But does this argument really hold financial water?
Looking for proof of the theory of evolution? Pour a ration of young Pinot Noir into your wine glass and spend an hour or two getting to know it.
The alcoholic-beverage wholesale lobby is at it again, reaching into its deep pockets in an effort to buy its monopoly back after the Supreme Court said no.
A photo of 14 bottles aged 10 years under various closures offers a dramatic pictorial follow-up to last week's column about alternative wine-bottle closures.
That zombie-color solid plastic plug, the one that sticks to your corkscrew like a plastic lamprey, has failed to justify its place in the wine world.
Only wine "geeks" with a taste for clarity and minerality in a versatile table wine are likely to think of wine when Austria's name is invoked.
Now $12 is the new $5 for budget-conscious wine buyers. We taste two good cheap exceptions.