Earlier this month I was in beautiful Ontario, Canada near Niagara Falls. In additional to the spectacular falls and sun-filled days with no humidity, the area offers multiple vineyards and [...]
How do you simultaneously help build a successful business in DC and become an internationally recognized authority on wine? That’s the biggest ...
What kind of year will 2014 be for the wine industry? For the past four years Silicon Valley Bank has put out a report that tries to answer that quest ...
Holiday season has arrived, and for many it’s time to think about what wine to serve with Thanksgiving dinner. Here’s some suggestions that could ...
By: Chris Parente, Strategic Communications Group Jaime Goode is one of the wine writers I follow online. He’s the wine columnist for the U.K. newspaper The Sunday Express, and he’s [...]
By: Chris Parente, Strategic Communications Group Like a lot of people, I have a bias against hotel restaurants. My assumption is that a stand alone restaurant has to be better [...]
How do you get good value from the wine you buy? It’s a natural question that many people have asked me. It’s also a very subjective question with no hard [...]
Last month The Washington Post jumped into the wine business with The Washington Post Wine Club. I like reading the Post, and if you’re reading this column you know I [...]
Pinot Noir has really been on a tear over the past decade in this country. While no where near overtaking Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon in market share, the increase in [...]
Italian wine can be tough for most of us to understand. Italy has officially recognized and regulated production classifications like the French Appellation system, so some knowledge of Italian [...]