winemaking

12.14.18

Dutch Wine Doesn't Suck Any More, Thanks to Global Warming

The Earth is dying, but at least the booze is good?

7.5.18

French Immigration Officials Plan to Deport a Beloved Japanese Winemaking Couple

A petition calling for the makers of Pedres Blanques to be allowed to stay has gathered more than 51,000 signatures.

2.28.18

BREAKING: You Can Make Wine in Your Instant Pot

Some dude went full Jesus with America's hottest kitchen appliance.

10.30.17

This Video Game Teaches You to Be a 'Winemaking Tycoon'

The game even simulates the unpredictable weather patterns of France’s Bordeaux region.

6.1.17

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.

1.18.17

The War Next Door Won't Stop Turkey's Assyrian Winemakers

Turkey’s tiny Christian Assyrian community continues to produce wine the way it has for thousands of years, despite political turmoil and war just across the border in Syria.

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1.10.17

You Don’t Need to Speak Wine to Read These Labels

Figuratively speaking, it's as if this winery hired someone like Georgia O'Keeffe or Jackson Pollock to visually represent a wine’s acidity, texture, and tannins on its labels. In short, it is synesthesia for winos.

1.1.17

Meet the Bartender Making Wine Without Grapes or a Vineyard

Ryan Chetiyawardana of London’s White Lyan cocktail bar is making his own “wine” by fermenting herbs, tea, and fruit into an alcoholic drink that mimics the flavours of reds and whites—without grapes.

12.1.16

Britain Could Soon Have as Many Vineyards as Europe

Get ready to drink pinot grigio made in Newcastle.

11.25.16

The Fine Art of Making Natural Wine in Quebec

How a winemaker and an artist collaborated on natural wines that stand up to Quebec's brutal climate.

10.6.16

How Climate Change Will Completely Transform Wine as We Know It

As the planet warms, time-honored wine-producing regions are becoming inhospitable to classic grape varietals. Forget France: Iceland and the Yukon might be the appellations of the future.

9.23.16

What Will Happen to Brangelina's Critically Acclaimed Wines?

Who knows? Maybe their split wasn’t actually caused by Marion Cotillard or child abuse, but disagreements over making a fabled “Super Provence” wine.

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