This year’s wine guide will come in handy whether you’re just getting into wine or are a seasoned enthusiast looking for tips on what to seek out in 2017. It’s organized by style of wine (from bold reds to light whites) with a focus on which regions, varieties, and vintages to seek out.
You’ve probably heard that much of the wine we see at supermarkets is connected to just a few major brands. So, to illustrate the point, we went to a few local retailers in the Seattle area to see how much of what we see is independent vs. larger brands.
Ordering wine in a restaurant is viewed by most of us as an ostentatious affair that is more likely to cause embarrassment than happiness. Here’s a funny look at what it’s like to order wine in a restaurant and what each step of the process is for.