The Oenophiliac

Bringing you stories from the world of wine and beer.

Press Democrat: Bucking the trends. How US Vintners are producing against the commercial grain.


It wasn’t that long ago that wine-drinking in America came down to two options, red or white. Not anymore. As harvest gets under way in Sonoma County, there are many … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Napa tasting highlights whites


Chenin Blanc and AlbariƱo came out top in a tasting of Napa Valley whites made from grapes other than Chardonnay and Sauvignon. In the US, Chardonnay outsells all other wines, … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

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