Read about the wines of our Essential Winemakers — an elite group of producers who consistently make excellent wine — with this archive of wine articles.
The Wines… A focused, precise fleet of Pinot Noir from some of the Côte de Nuits’ very best...
First-Taste Guide to Saint-Péray Blanc
An Appellation Whose Identity Comes Down to Percentages
Can Albariño Conquer the Central Coast?
At First Blush, It Would Seem So.
Our Monthly Newsletter: Never a Dull Bottle. Opening a Bottle is an online wine magazine devoted to the...
The Crazy Genius of Barolo’s Vietti
Breaking Bread with Luca and Elena Currado and Their Team
Essential Winemakers Ah, France. How does one sum up the world’s finest and most imitated wine nation in...
Essential Winemakers of Italy
What makes an Italian wine so special? From Friuli-Venezia Giulia to Sicily, Piedmont to Puglia, it often...
The Mysteries of ARPEPE’s Beautiful Wines (Part 2)
"Everyone abandoned chestnut in Italy, but we stayed with it."
The Mysteries of ARPEPE’s Beautiful Wines (Part 1)
And the Extraordinary Challenges Facing Mountain Nebbiolo
Shining a Light on Chianti Rufina
A Tasting with Federico Giuntini Masseti of Fattoria Selvapiana
The Wines of Castello di Volpaia
Blowing the Dust Off an Age-Old Appellation
A Tasting at Domaine de la Romanée-Conti
Inside the Sistine Chapel of Wine