There is so much more to great Aussie wines than Shiraz, and no winery has a broader or better lineup than d'Arenberg in McLaren Vale. Read along as we sing the praises of a great winery that focuses on fun just as much as they do flavor.
A detailed summary of the 1855 Bordeaux Classification and subsequent classification systems that have derived from this system.
Crus Classes Producers for the Médoc region of Bordeaux.
The best Crus Classés wineries of the Graves region of France, as deemed by the classification system of 1959.
The best wineries of Sauternes and Barsac, as determined by the 1855 Classification System of Bordeaux.
The list of St.-Emilion Crus Classes wineries.
Dick Steltzner is an icon in Napa Valley. He is responsible for some of the best vines in Napa, and his family-run winery Steltzner Vineyards is a shining example of the equation that makes Napa so great: Good wine plus good people equals good times.
For a wine geek, one of the greatest feelings in the world is finding a lovely bottle of wine at a phenomenal value. And with experience, we find that certain wine regions tend to offer wines at greater values than most other regions. The Winegeeks writers recently compared notes and found that while they didn't agree that one specific region provided the best bang for buck wines, they did find one striking similarity between their selections.
What do screw caps, fruit forward reds, red wine headaches, blush wines and cooking wines all have in common? They are all often misunderstood by wine consumers. Read on as Dana Pickell breaks down 5 of the most common misconceptions she hears as a sommelier.
The Smith Family have provided grapes to some of California's best for three decades, and the tiny amounts of wine they make at the family winery is as delicious as it is a bargain. We hope you enjoy our feature on Paraiso Vineyards almost as much as we enjoyed the wine.
Another year bites the dust and 2007 is well on its way. The Winegeeks writers recently discussed the greatest wine trends of the previous year. Now, they’re looking into the crystal balls to make their predictions on which events and trends will have the greatest effect on the wine industry in the year 2007.
Valentine's Day is almost here and do you have your plans in place to impress your sweetie? If you don't we're here to help. Whether it's a late night snack with a lovely wine or an all out 5 course extravaganza, we have some ideas that are sure to please that special someone.
Our February Winery of the Month has been making organic wines for 30 years, biodynamic wines for 10 years and uses dynamite in his vineyards before planting. Ladies and gentleman, we introduce to you the enigmatic Domaine Marcel Deiss, whose methods for displaying terroir are over-the-top and whose wines are absolutely delicious.
While many things happened in the world of wine in 2006, it’s difficult to pin one certain event or trend that dominated or changed the industry. From global warming to extracted Pinots, read on to see what each of the Winegeeks writers have to say out about the previous year.
What surprises could an island that has produced wine for four millennia hold for eight Master Sommeliers? Plenty if that island holds Domain Sigalas, a new star in the world of Greek wines. Read on as MS Matt Citriglia describes a truly eye (and palate!) opening experience.
The holidays are here and merry-makers all over the world will be looking for a tasty, bubbly treat to toast with. Here's what to know and what to drink, be it a grand cru champagne or a inexpensive sparkler.
Ryan Snyder recently posed the question, "What wine will you request from Santa this year?" to the rest of the Wine Geeks staff. Read on to see their official wishlist, which is currently en route to the North Pole.
Located in the heart of the southern Rhône, the tiny Château Noël St-Laurent produces stunning Côtes du Rhône at affordable prices. Though the soil, vines and barrels are all top notch, it is the hard work of the Noëls that really makes the wine shine.
Thanksgiving is just a week away, and while Mom may have the turkey and the rest of the menu covered, what about the important part of the meal? You know, the wine! Ryan Snyder recently asked the Winegeeks writers what they think are the best wines to serve with Mr. Gobbles and the rest of the Thanksgiving meal. While they provide a smorgasboard of responses, like most holiday dinners, you'll notice a number of similarities in their wine pairing choices!
Turkey time is right around the corner, do you know which wines work best with a perfectly roasted bird? Or how about the Fried Turkey that Uncle Mike always makes? Or if you knew what a yam was, which wine would be the best choice? No reason to worry. Simply read our article on the best wines for your Thanksgiving table.