Bob Cabral Wines From the Heart

If ever there was someone destined to be a winemaker, it is Bob Cabral. He grew up an agricultural family and culture in California’s...

Volcanic Wines from Mediterranean Islands

Next stop on our worldwide volcanic wine tour are two islands with the most extreme terroir in our travel itinerary. So, put on your...

Volcanic wines of The South of France

Provence is clearly known in the wine world for light, ethereal Rosé and in the world of luxury travel for sunny villages and some...

Napa Valley’s Volcanic Side

Napa Valley is undeniably one of the world’s greatest wine regions and volcanic activity over the past 150,000 years has much to do with...

Italian Wines from Volcanos

Wine does flow from volcanos and this is the first of a series of articles on the where, what and why of these vinous...

A Bubbly Tour of France

What do most people think of when they consider the sparkling wines from France? You got it: Champagne. And while Champagne is lovely stuff,...

Norwegians in Chile

This is the story of Norwegian shipowner Dan Odfjell, who discovered the land and wines of Chile in the early 1990s and reaped treasures...

Paso Robles, Part II

Paso Robles, My last column hurt me more than it hurt you; so, let the healing begin. You know I’m a big fan and I...

Paso Robles Wine Industry, Part I

Dear Paso Robles Wine Industry, I’d like to preface this love letter by saying that I am only trying to help. The changes you made...

Quality Whiskeys, Part II

The Emerald Isle is our first stop on Part II of our world-wide-whiskey tour. Ireland is the original home of commercial whiskey and is...