Lugana sounds like a fairy tale. But a real nightmare now threatens: the high-speed train. According to plans made over 20 years ago, a part of the TAV route that connects Milan and Verona will pass right through the vineyards of Lugana.
Orange wine could be a gateway wine (to white wine). Not easy to find and not inexpensive, these would be unique in that regard.
Champagnes, Crémants, and traditional method sparkling wines—from the grand to the greatly affordable—special enough for holiday parties.
A Palate Press editorial about copyright infringement by wine critic and author Natalie MacLean has unearthed new allegations of unethical behavior by the well-known wine writer. Winery proprietors say MacLean is in effect charging them to review their wines on her website.
Natalie MacLean is a well-known wine writer who proudly proclaims she was named the “World’s Best Wine Writer” at the World Food Media Awards. Unfortunately, Ms. MacLean appears to be building her reputation, and her business, on the work of others.
Stories of the Wine and Spirits Gadgets We Love and We Hate – plus a Confession With Recommendations
Gift-giving season is upon us, and the Editors and Publisher at Palate Press have been getting bombarded with the annual "what should I get for the wine lover on my list" questions.
Having known mixologist-historian David Wondrich for a while, it was fun to talk with him recently about cognac, and how he would present this high-toned spirit to wine-oriented people. Wine-drinkers will en...