Rachel Signer

wine

How to Learn the Rules of Winemaking and Then Break Them

"Being a woman, a person of color, and queer, I am proud to be diversifying this industry," says Krista Scruggs.
Rachel Signer
7.12.17
wine

Georgia’s Best Wine Is Buried

The Republic of Georgia, that is, where natural wines ferment in underground vessels and the hospitality borders on pathological.
Rachel Signer
6.1.17
immigrants

Immigrants Make American Wine Great

With the recent uptick in immigration raids, many people in the wine industry have begun fearing for their workers' safety, and the labor shortage that such raids could cause.
Rachel Signer
4.6.17
wine

LA's Wine Scene Is Turning Orange

Orange wine, which is not made from any citrus fruit, is essentially a pre-modern form of white wine, where the colored skins of grapes are allowed to remain in contact with the juice itself.
Rachel Signer
12.1.16
wine

Meet the Falcon-Whisperer of Napa Valley Wine Country

Rebecca Rosen makes a living off protecting vineyards from berry-eating pests with the help of trained birds of prey.
Rachel Signer
10.19.16
wine

Tasting Communism in the Vineyards of Hungary

During the Soviet occupation of Hungary, the state ripped up the prized, centuries-old vineyards of Tokaj and started mass-producing swill in bulk.
Rachel Signer
11.9.15
Stuff

Artist Marjetica Potrč's 'The Invisible Lunch' Attempts to Reenvision Public Space

Fresh fruit and radical thoughts at the Slovenian-born artist's one-day installation at the New Museum's Ideas City Festival.
Rachel Signer
6.12.15