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Engaging the senses

Pinot Goes Platinum

An Oregon pinot noir has scored a stunning victory at the world's most prestigious wine competition, winning one of only 16 Platinum Best in Show ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 June 15, 2016|

The Big Winners at BIG

There were many surprises at the Best in Glass Wine Challenge last month, among them the number of wines our sommelier-judges voted gold medals and ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 June 8, 2016|

What’s Best in Your Glass

Spending two full days with a bunch of sommeliers teaches many lessons, not the least of which is the old adage, “chacun à son gout,” ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 May 25, 2016|

The Spirit of Wine Sharing

This past weekend, nearly 50 VeritageMiami volunteers and students from Johnson & Wales University (JWU) got together to help a group of South Florida’s best ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 May 18, 2016|

The BIG Day is Coming!

Around VeritageMiami, BIG is Best in Glass, and this annual wine competition is coming up this weekend. Best in Glass is a big deal for ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 May 11, 2016|

Que Syrah, Sirah

As we come up on the 40th anniversary of the Paris wine tasting that, for many, put the United States (and especially California) firmly on ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 May 4, 2016|

A Taste for Elsewhere

Visiting the world’s major wine regions is a great opportunity for education, not only about wine but about taste. We can taste in our homes ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 April 27, 2016|

Whose Wine is Best?

Given that there are tens of thousands of wines available to consumers all over the world, this is a pretty ridiculous question but it gets ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 April 20, 2016|

Here’s Looking at You, Kid

Brazilian fashion photographer Marcos Alberti had an idea. He says, “There is a saying about wine that I really like and it's something like this, ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 April 13, 2016|

Tasting with Social Media

I’ve been speaking this week at the Hispanicize 2016 conference in Miami, a gathering of nearly 3,000 Hispanic bloggers and social media activists. In cooperation ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 April 7, 2016|