Latest from Dave McIntyre

Napa wines needn’t be the benchmark. Let’s appreciate what other regions do well, too.

Wine is now made in many parts of the country, and each region excels at its own style.
  • Sep 24, 2021

At just $15, this lighter red wine from Greece makes for fine sipping

RECOMMENDED | Plus, three tasty whites and a sparking New Zealand sauvignon blanc to end the week on a festive note.
  • Sep 24, 2021

For a Maryland winery, modern updates for the future hold the keys to preserving its past

A Holocaust survivor started a winery and meadery to preserve family legacy. Now, his granddaughter is working to ensure its future.
  • Sep 17, 2021

This light Chilean pinot noir is an easy choice, especially priced at $13

RECOMMENDED | Plus a white and red from Sardinia, tannat from Uruguay and a superb Portuguese red for a well-rounded week of sips.
  • Sep 10, 2021

Smaller wine, beer and spirits operations hope Biden’s executive order will make it easier to reach consumers

The smaller wineries and retailers fear powerful larger players such as wholesalers can squeeze them out of business.
  • Sep 3, 2021

Hang on to the summer with this fruity, spritzy $11 rosé

RECOMMENDED | Plus, canned port tonic from Portugal and three reds from France to keep your week’s sips interesting.
  • Sep 3, 2021

The Biden administration wants to promote competition in the alcohol industry. Some prefer the status quo.

A new executive order aims to improve competition across several industries, including alcohol.
  • Aug 27, 2021

Looking for an affordable weeknight wine? At $10, this bright, juicy shiraz fits the bill.

RECOMMENDED | Plus, two more affordable wines from Australia and New Zealand, a red from Spain and a white from Burgundy to complete the week’s lineup.
  • Aug 27, 2021

Blending wine is an old practice that’s newly popular. Some Virginia vintners are embracing it.

Wine blending is nothing new, but it has been steadily growing in popularity around the globe.
  • Aug 20, 2021

Toast the dog days of summer with this crisp rosé for just $13

RECOMMENDED | Plus two more rosés, including a non-alcoholic one, and two delicious whites for a refreshing week of sips.
  • Aug 20, 2021