Do you enjoy learning about wine – the best value wines as well as expensive wine???

Have fun with wine expert Marisa D’Vari as she takes you on her travels through the fine wine world, interviewing winemakers and introducing you to gorgeous wine regions around the world.

You’ll discover what goes on behind the scenes in classic fine wine regions such as Burgundy, Bordeaux, and Champagne, as well lesser known quality regions where you can find the best wine at incredible value (and find them in your local wine shop!)

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Rare 2002

Experiencing the Release of 2002 RARE Champagne

Champagne should be thrilling, yes? And RARE. Especially the release of a classic vintage such as 2002. I was recently invited to a party celebrating the release of the 2002… More »

Giovanni Rana Pastificio & Cucina

Giovanni Rana Pastificio & Cucina Italian Wine Series: Sicily!

Ever feel like going to Sicily – or any famed wine region in Italy – but don’t feel like hoping on a plane? Giovanni Rana Pastificio & Cucina Restaurant (75… More »

Andrea Cecchi

Lunch with Andrea Cecchi

Tuscany is an increasingly popular place for people to visit, both for its natural beauty and its wine. Sangiovese is its signature red grape, yet the attention to quality is… More »

Villa Maria

Villa Maria of New Zealand comes to New York

Do you love New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc? If so, you will love New Zealand Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, and the top end red blends …. Today so privileged to be… More »

Felipe Stahlschmidt

Tasting with Felipe Stahlschmidt of Pascual Toso

Do you love Malbec? What about Chardonnay, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon? You will find that Felipe Stahlschmidt of Pascual Toso makes them all. How do you like your Malbec? Entry… More »

Felipe Martin Cabezon

Ribera Del Duero Dinner with Felipe Martin Cabezon of Bodegas Garcia Figuero

Have you had a glass of wine from a bottle that retails for $399 recently? Actually, I can’t recall paying that price ever – but recently I was able to… More »


A Perfect Score: The Art, Soul, and Business of a 21st Century Winery

A Perfect Score: The Art, Soul, and Business of a 21st Century, written by Craig and Katheryn Hall, is a very intimate look at the dramatic ups and downs of… More »


Recent Tasting Notes

Recent tasting notes Brouilly Cru Beaujolais Le Sigaid 2014 Restrained yet bright raspberry and strawberry flavors with racy acidity and easy drinking tannins. Great with a variety of foods –… More »

Merlot of Ticino

Discovering Merlot of Ticino, Switzerland

Have you discovered the Merlot of Ticino, Switzerland? Our journey from Sierre in the French speaking part of Switzerland to the charming Agriturismo Fattoria L’Amorosa to the Italian speaking region… More »

Flemings 50 Wines of August” program

Fleming’s 50 Wines of August” program

“I haven’t seen you here before,” says the handsome bartender, giving me a generous tasting pour of the ultra-premium Hall’s Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley. It’s not every day… More »

Craig Watts

#WBC16 Blends with Friends at Watts Winery

Blind excursions are fun because you don’t know who you will be with, what you will be drinking, and what to expect. That is probably one of the many reasons… More »

Lodi Ancient Vines

Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel & Ancient Wines During #WBC16

Are you curious about what goes on “behind the scenes” in that bottle of Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel you’re enjoying? If you’ve seen the film Sideways, you might remember the… More »

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