Latest from Dave McIntyre

Reservations, contact tracing and social distance: What to expect at reopened wineries

As we return to wineries for tastings, what can we expect to be the new normal?
  • Apr 16, 2021

The pandemic bubble may be starting to burst. Celebrate with bubbles all under $20.

RECOMMENDED | Delightful sparklers from France, Italy, Spain and Texas. Yes, Texas.
  • Apr 16, 2021

Is your favorite imported wine low in stock? Blame the pandemic.

The wine world is not immune to the pandemic supply chain woes.
  • Apr 9, 2021

Toast la dolce vita at brunch by popping open this bottled Bellini cocktail

RECOMMENDED | And if cocktails aren’t your thing, taste two distinct Sonoma pinot noirs, slake your thirst with a French rosé or savor a glass of hearty primitivo.
  • Apr 9, 2021

Two new wine clubs give diversity and inclusion the same attention as what’s in the bottle

The aim is to highlight underrepresented voices in wine’s White world.
  • Apr 2, 2021

This extraordinary $16 French rosé proves that 2020 was a good year for pink

RECOMMENDED | Also, another exceptional French rosé, a Loire white, and two juicy reds from Chile and South Africa to savor.
  • Apr 2, 2021

An iconic wine label is blending Aussie and American wines — and it’s working

Iconic Aussie winemaker Penfolds is blending its California wine with some of its Aussie grapes, and the results are reliable Penfolds quality.
  • Mar 26, 2021

This refreshing $12 Spanish white will highlight seafood, not overshadow it

RECOMMENDED | Also, a savory California red, a Washington cabernet, and French rosé and Beaujolais to round out this week’s sips.
  • Mar 26, 2021

Steven Spurrier blew up the wine world with the Judgment of Paris. His legacy lives on.

Steven Spurrier's contribution to how and what we drink is hard to overstate. He expanded our palates, encouraged new winemakers and challenged existing ones to improve.
  • Mar 19, 2021

Usher in spring with this delightfully crisp sauvignon blanc that costs just $14

RECOMMENDED | Plus, two kosher for Passover wines for the holiday, a perfumed nero d’avola and a fruit-forward French viogner.
  • Mar 19, 2021
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