In-depth articles about wine, regions, varieties, producers, science, and geography.
Explore the Valdobbiadene Wine Region Guide
Discover some of the world’s best sparkling wine in the Italian wine region of Valdobbiadene using Wine Folly’s Region Guide.
Leveling Up Wine Learning Resources
Learning about wine is a challenge due to old data and difficult to access tools, but Wine Folly is changing both to make wine learning easier for the world.
Pinot Noir of Marlborough on the Rise
Pinot Noir is growing in popularity in Marlborough, New Zealand. The area known for its Sauvignon Blanc has a new rising wine star.
Spicy Red Wine Quick Guide
Spicy red wine – Syrah, Chianti, and Californian Zinfandel. Learn more now about your palate and how to choose bold spicy red wine.
Wine Folly’s Handy Champagne Guide
There’s a lot to consider when opening a bottle of Champagne for your celeberation. We’ve got you covered with our Handy Champagne Guide.
New Zealand Chardonnay – Jewel of the South Pacific
Dive into New Zealand’s Chardonnay – your next favorite wine is waiting to be discovered in a small land with passionate wine makers.
Huge First Step: Dynamic Guides To The World of Wine
Let’s take a closer look at Wine Folly’s new Region Guides and wine tasting courses!
New Zealand Wine: Guide to Hawkes Bay
Hawkes Bay may be New Zealand’s greatest wine region, making it one of the world’s. Explore this fascinating wine region.
The Many Styles of Tawny Port Wine
People love Tawny Port wine for it’s sweet flavors of caramel, cocoa, dried fruit, and nuts. Lets find out which style of Tawny to choose based on your tastes.
8 Dark Horse Red Wines from Southern Italy
Get excited for a dark horse Italian wine. These 8 wines from Southern Italy aren’t well-known, but you just might crown them a winner.
Clean Wines: The Truth About Biogenic Amines and Wine
Looking for clean wines? Let’s explore some of the fears around wine additives and sulfites and what’s actually giving you a headache.
AOC Wine: Decoding French Wine Classifications
When it comes to AOC wine and French classifications, it can feel really complicated really fast. But if you know some basics, you’ll find that understanding comes pretty easily.
Light Strike: Why Wine and Sunlight Don’t Mix
Unless you want its fruity and floral aromas to become those of cooked cabbage, wet cardboard and wet dog, make sure your wine and sunlight stay far away from each other. Keep reading for more on this and what else you can do to protect your wine.
What Makes a Good Wine Cellar? Some Organizational Tips
Ready to organize your wine collection, but not sure where to begin? Here are tips on wine storage and how to organize your wine cellar or cooler.
Wine Antioxidants: A Greater Perspective
Wine antioxidants: we keep hearing about how good for us they are. But what are they, and why should we even care about them?
5 Wine Flaws That Can Actually Be Very Good
Not all wine faults are created equal: some are used intentionally to enhance a wine’s unique character! Learn what makes some “flawed” wines so appealing.
What Winemakers Don’t Tell You About Making Wine
The role of a winemaker is often a romanticized profession. But the truth is that winemakers manage an infinite number of variables to produce the wine in your glass.
Stemmy Wines? Let’s Talk Whole Cluster Fermentation!
We hear about whole cluster fermentation more and more each year. Perhaps you’ve also heard how wines sometimes taste “stemmy.” So, what’s the benefit?
Guide to Online Wine Courses (Free & Paid)
Whether you work in wine or just want to refine your knowledge, online wine courses offer a great way to build your foundation. Plus, you don’t even have to leave the house.
Some Nifty Science to Help You Identify Wine Aromas
Let’s understand wine aromas through the science behind them. As it turns out, those little whiffs of fruit, flowers, and “minerality” help us deconstruct a wine.
Concrete Egg Fermenters: Classic or Cracked Fad?
Concrete egg-shaped fermenters: One of the newest trends in innovative wine-making? Or a doomed fad destined to go the way of the mullet?
Wine and Health: A Bio-Psycho-Social Perspective
What’s the truth behind wine and health? From the French Paradox to the Mediterranean Diet and the latest science of aging, let’s get to grips with the debate.
Veuve Clicquot and Champagne’s Leading Lady, Barbe-Nicole
This is the story of the Madame Clicquot Ponsardin and her vision for her brand, Veuve Clicquot. Her determination changed the face of Champagne.
Wine Sommelier Levels and What They Mean
Taking your wine education to the next level? Know where to start. Here’s a breakdown of wine sommelier levels and what they really mean.