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Seven Power Couples of the Wine World - and How They Make It Work

SEVEN POWER COUPLES OF THE WINE WORLD - AND HOW THEY MAKE IT WORK

Everybody loves a love story. This February, we're celebrating some of the beverage industry's coolest, most inspiring couples in a...

Somms and Mixologists Love Sherry, So Why Don't Consumers?

SOMMS AND MIXOLOGISTS LOVE SHERRY, SO WHY DON'T CONSUMERS?

Stop us if you've heard this before: According to wine industry insiders, sherry is about to have a moment. Sure, certain sommeliers,...

 
 
 
We Asked 10 Sommeliers: What Do You Drink When No One's Watching?

WE ASKED 10 SOMMELIERS: WHAT DO YOU DRINK WHEN NO ONE'S WATCHING?

It may seem like sommeliers only drink exceptional vino sourced from family-owned plots in enchanted valleys and noble hillsides. Turns...

Che Fico's Francesca Maniace Thinks Hungarian Wines Are ‘Outstanding'

CHE FICO'S FRANCESCA MANIACE THINKS HUNGARIAN WINES ARE ‘OUTSTANDING'

Growing up in an Italian family in New York, Francesca Maniace has been around wine since she was a kid. But it wasn't until she was...

 
 
 
The Las Vegas Restaurant With a 3,000-Bottle List and Acrobatic ‘Wine Angel'

THE LAS VEGAS RESTAURANT WITH A 3,000-BOTTLE LIST AND ACROBATIC ‘WINE ANGEL'

Whenever Hannah McBride is asked to hunt down a bottle of wine, she has to decipher a six-digit string of numbers. It's part of what...

We Asked 10 Somms: What Are You Drinking on New Year's Eve?

WE ASKED 10 SOMMS: WHAT ARE YOU DRINKING ON NEW YEAR'S EVE?

As one of the year's biggest nights for bubbly approaches, we have just one question: What are the pros drinking? We polled sommeliers...

 
 
 
Eight Drinks Trends to Watch in 2019

EIGHT DRINKS TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

As we raise glasses and turn gazes toward 2019, everyone at VinePair HQ is debating what we'll be seeing, thinking, and drinking in...

First Annual Four Seasons Maui Wine & Food Classic Set for March 1-3,2019

FIRST ANNUAL FOUR SEASONS MAUI WINE & FOOD CLASSIC SET FOR MARCH 1-3,2019

Four Seasons Resort Maui invites wine and food lovers to join world-class vintners, master sommeliers and top chefs in Wailea this...

 
 
 
2018 Recap: The Cheating Scandal That Rocked the Wine World and More

2018 RECAP: THE CHEATING SCANDAL THAT ROCKED THE WINE WORLD AND MORE

There were lots of developments in the world of beverage this year, from the threat of tariffs on wines from France and bourbon from...

Drinking Haute Boilermakers at the World's First Michelin-Starred Brewpub

DRINKING HAUTE BOILERMAKERS AT THE WORLD'S FIRST MICHELIN-STARRED BREWPUB

Craig Sindelar was drinking beer with his father when the lightning bolt struck. Sindelar, a sommelier with some 20 years in the industry,...

 
 
 
Cursed by Cuteness: Champagne Splits Are Easy to Love, but Hard to Embrace

CURSED BY CUTENESS: CHAMPAGNE SPLITS ARE EASY TO LOVE, BUT HARD TO EMBRACE

“Everyone wants to talk about the big Ford truck,” Derrick Westbrook says. “No one wants to hear about your tiny hybrid.” Westbrook,...

Three Sommeliers on Why They Love Garnacha/Grenache Wines From Europe

THREE SOMMELIERS ON WHY THEY LOVE GARNACHA/GRENACHE WINES FROM EUROPE

Partner post: Discover the European grape, Garnacha/Grenache . To Sommeliers, arguably the most knowledgeable wine people in the world,...

 
 
 
We Asked 11 Sommeliers: What Wine Are You Bringing to Thanksgiving?

WE ASKED 11 SOMMELIERS: WHAT WINE ARE YOU BRINGING TO THANKSGIVING?

A Thanksgiving feast of roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and brown gravy is notoriously difficult to pair...

This Winemaker Is Napa's Next Big Thing

THIS WINEMAKER IS NAPA'S NEXT BIG THING

By Eduardo Dingler, Sommelier and America's Top Saké Expert California Cab lovers, memorize the name Maayan Koschitzky. He is the winemaker...

 
 
 
Is Terroir Just French for BS?

IS TERROIR JUST FRENCH FOR BS?

Terroir has always been a term that's been hard for people to understand, even those with sommelier certification. The term translates...

Killer Boo-quet: 10 American Wineries With Haunted Histories

KILLER BOO-QUET: 10 AMERICAN WINERIES WITH HAUNTED HISTORIES

Wine and storytelling are often entwined. Winemakers spin yarns about a noble relative who planted the family plot centuries earlier,...

 
 
 
Cheating Scandal Strips 23 Freshly Minted Master Sommeliers of Certification

CHEATING SCANDAL STRIPS 23 FRESHLY MINTED MASTER SOMMELIERS OF CERTIFICATION

News of an unprecedented cheating scandal shook the sommelier community to its wine-swilling core Tuesday evening, after it was announced...

Master Sommelier exam scandal: 23 new titles “invalidated” including one in Houston

MASTER SOMMELIER EXAM SCANDAL: 23 NEW TITLES “INVALIDATED” INCLUDING ONE IN HOUSTON

The news ricocheted across the enocentric internet yesterday afternoon: in a press release issued by the Court of Master Sommeliers...

 
 
 
We Asked 10 Sommeliers: What Wine Trend Needs to Die?

WE ASKED 10 SOMMELIERS: WHAT WINE TREND NEEDS TO DIE?

America is a large country, and so what's popular in one geographic area might be unknown in another. Angelenos could tire of avocado...

Terra Women in Wine Dinner

TERRA WOMEN IN WINE DINNER

Escape the hustle and bustle of Boston for a special five-course dinner brought to you by prominent figures in the culinary and wine...