The Grapevine

Wine Stories Worth Sharing – October 19, 2017

October 19th, 2017

You’re not the only one suffering on that transcontinental flight. Merlot makes a comeback, a new taste sensation, and a blast from the past. (Well, my past anyway.)


It’s easy to argue that air travel these days equals suffering. Even your wine suffers in flight.

Quaffable but far from transcendent? Merlot finally recovering from Miles and his Sideways rants.

Is Languedoc-Roussillon the best kept secret in French wine?

First umami, now  … water?

What does great wine service look like today? Punch wants to know.

This NY Times article on Valpolicella makes me nostalgic for the early 90s and some of my earliest (semi-serious) wine drinking experiences.