Small vs Large Batch Wines

Small vs Large Batch Wines

Not all wines are created equal. There is a significant difference between small batch wine made from carefully curated varietals and large batch, or mass produced wines. Small batch wines are handled and curated with careful attention to the overall quality, taste,...
How the American Wine Industry Survived Prohibition

How the American Wine Industry Survived Prohibition

Prohibition hit every alcohol industry hard, and they all had an empire to rebuild once it was lifted. The American wine industry was in a similar boat, but like other bootlegged alcohol products during that period, they leveraged their resources and found smart ways...
Wine and Spirits are Sinking Beer!

Wine and Spirits are Sinking Beer!

Beer. It’s the leisure drink of America. Or at least it used to be. Lately, however, beer has been losing favor among Americans.   As of July 2018, beer sales were down 3.5% over the year before. While the industry has seen a consistent decline in beer consumption...
What’s Happening in the U.S. Wine Industry

What’s Happening in the U.S. Wine Industry

The American wine industry has been abuzz as of late. New trends are emerging and old habits are being challenged. Let’s take a look at a few of the biggest items to make wine industry news in the first 30 days of 2019. Direct to Consumer sales are rising. Consumers...
The United States of Wine

The United States of Wine

You may remember a recent article I published positing that American-made wine is the next big thing. There’s no doubt it’s on the rise thanks to health-conscious consumers and a strong push for innovation in the wake of climate change. So with demand for American...