2020 DFV Mourvèdre and 2021 DFV Carbonic Malbec- New Ratings
Dear DFV Wine Lovers, The editors at Wine Enthusiast have rated and reviewed our latest submission of wines and we are pleased to share some great news with you. The following wine has received the following ratings: 91 rating...Read more
Three Central Coast California Wine Regions Are Making a Comeback
By Matt Kettmann for Wine Enthusiast Magazine There’s no single reason why many of California’s pioneering winegrowing regions were almost forgotten by the modern industry. In some cases, such as York Mountain, located on the rugged ridges west of...Read more
Announcing the results of the 2022 Sunset International Wine Competition!
Dear 2022 Sunset International Entrant: Congratulations are in order! Your wine was awarded a medal in the prestigious Sunset International Wine Competition. To have a wine receive a medal here is no small achievement. Our competition one of the most...Read more
Dorcich 2020 Estate Syrah (Santa Clara Valley)
By Matt Kettmann at the Wine Enthusiast – This is a strong showing for this newer estate winery. Savory aromas of nori wrap and dried beef meet with floral violet and fresh strawberry elements on the nose. The palate...Read more
Dorcich 2019 Estate Mourvèdre (Santa Clara Valley)
By Matt Kettmann at the Wine Enthusiast – This is an exciting brand to watch emerge from this historic region. Aromas of red cherry, cumin, cardamom and turned earth lead into a palate framed by fleshy tannins, with plum...Read more
Taxes, Tiers and Other Ways Prohibition Still Restricts U.S. Wine
By Jahde Marley at Wine Enthusiast – Throughout its 8,000-year history, wine created and sustained global trade routes and economies. As sociocultural frameworks evolved, so did the laws that governed wine production and distribution.Read more
Inside story: what’s it like to work a wine harvest?
By WSET Global – Before joining WSET Americas, Account Development Coordinator Rafaella De La Vega made the leap from the corporate tech world into the wine industry by signing up to work the 2020 harvest in Sonoma, California. Rafaella...Read more