Category Archives: Old World

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 60, Bordeaux Part 2

I feel like I’m writing a script for Masterpiece Theater (a Public Broadcasting show in the US with high quality yet very dorky programming usually based on literature)…  “And in this installment, we find our hero, Bordeaux, only half explained. A general overview was given last week, but we were...

Wine For Normal People Video: What is Vintage?

If you haven’t already seen the two videos that are live, hop over to YouTube. This installment: Vintage. It’s so much simpler than most people think and in this one, I break it down.  Watch below or check out the new YouTube Channel! Wine For Normal People on YouTube...

Getting Up To Speed On Vintage: Start With 2011!

I’ve talked about vintage before, but as harvest time hits in the Northern Hemisphere (remember it’s in March/April in the Southern Hemisphere) I’ve got an opportunity to discuss it again in a useful way.    In the last month or so, the wine press has been going nuts, excitedly reporting...