Discover terroir-expressive wines from around the world with our archive of vineyard stories, wine reviews and profiles.
The Most Surprising Chardonnay of the Year: Red Car
It is among the most ubiquitous wines in our country: Chardonnay, specifically from California. And more often...
A Vineyard’s Story: Barolo’s Ravera
The Barolo Vineyard That Everyone is Suddenly Clamoring For
A Vineyard Story: Martinenga Barbaresco
The Story Behind Barbaresco's Historic "Monopole" Vineyard
A Vineyard’s Story: Savoy Vineyard in the Anderson Valley
On a rainy day in June 2013, my wife and I drove into Philo, California after a swing...
A Taste of Grand Cru Riesling from Alsace
When a wine is great, it can slip through your fingers, making description a real struggle. On...
Moulin-à-Vent: Proof That Terroir Is Real
As much as we talk about terroir, it is hard to find. Not here.
Cru Beaujolais: A Horizontal Tasting of Four Cru
A few weeks ago, I had lunch with a former colleague and friend, and the subject of...
A Different Expression of Nebbiolo: Valtellina Superiore
Recommending wines and writing about them isn’t a new phenomenon. Just ask Pliny the Elder or Leonardo...
Chateau de la Chaize: A Taste of Beaujolais Cru
An Elegant, Yet Easy-Sipping French Red
Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling
... And a Master Class in the Terroir of the Mosel
Zuccardi Wines of Argentina
The Elaborate Craft of Making Wine in Mendoza
A Vineyard Story: Bremmer Calmont, Germany
Riesling from Europe's Steepest Vineyard