Red wines

By country

Syrah or Shiraz?

The differences between Syrah and Shiraz are mostly quite obvious, even to the average wine drinker. It’s not so much a debate as it is a statement of style: the two are genetically identical, and yet their expressions couldn’t be any more different...

By region

What Wines to Pair with Holiday Eats

The holidays are in full swing, and no matter what you celebrate, there is one thing we will all have in common: lots and lots of food. Different kinds of food, sometimes several contrasting elements all at once! Makes it nearly impossible to choose...

By grape

Grape Varieties 101: Sangiovese

You may have heard of it, or seen it on an Italian IGT wine label, but you most surely have consumed sangiovese a-plenty, whether you realize it or not. It’s the primary grape in Chianti, and also in its big brother Brunello, where it is referred to...