Category: Reviews

How Wine Became Modern in America

In 2011, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art held an exhibition called  How Wine Became Modern. This unique exhibition spanned many disciplines and mediums, exploring transformations in the visual and material culture of wine over the past three decades, paying special attention to the role that design has played in its transformation. There were galleries dedicated to terroir, to winery design, to little-discussed additives used… Read more →

“Brosé” Wine Trend takes off in US Market.

Over the last five years, many local and national wine retailers, like Total Wine, have seen a multifold increase in dry rosé wine sales, like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Chateau Miraval rosé. Several market observers have also said rosé wine is becoming increasingly popular with men, earning it the brosé nickname in some circles. That awful nickname notwithstanding: ‘It reflects an… Read more →

Rosé: Going All In 24/7/365

Whenever I reach for a glass of wine that appeals to my nose, palette and thirst – it’s a glass of rosé. Not the cloyingly sweet variety, but the dry, earthy, limestone-enriched shimmering pale salmon colored-elixir that comes from vineyards all over the world. One of my favorites this past summer was the Miraval Rosé 2014 by Château Miraval – a super dry sumptious wine from the… Read more →