Category Archives: 101

Virginia Wine Great #1: Linden Vineyards

My recent trip to Virginia wine country wasn’t a maiden voyage — I’d been there about 2 years ago and had been impressed with most of what I saw. At that point, this was a region on the cusp of something special. There were top players like Barboursville and King Family who could...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 095 -Australia Overview

In honor of Australia Day, this week’s podcast is on the Land Down Under. From climate, to grapes, to regions, and a precautionary marketing tale, we give a high level overview of the basics of the oldest, driest inhabited continent that makes some pretty excellent wine! Check out the blog...

101 on Walla Walla, Washington in the Northwestern, U.S. (A Very Amazing Place)

Post Summary1. Walla Walla: Awesome people, fabulous wines 2. Getting there3. What makes Walla Walla different? Some history, growing conditions, the wine character4. A Little Ancient History: The Missoula Floods and why they matter to Walla Walla wine 5. Travel Tips_________________________________________   Walla Walla: Awesome people, fabulous winesWhat can I say about Walla Walla, Washington? That the...