Each week, Chris and Sherry Hardie turn the spotlight on a wine that can be found in the La Crosse area.
Some of the most inhospitable lands provide some of the most wonderful wines. That is true of this Chilean carmenere which comes from the Acon…
Agoston Haraszthy (hare-ass-tee) is the father of Wisconsin’s wine industry, planting grapes on what is now Wollersheim Winery near Sauk City …
The world’s finest pinot noir vineyards enjoy a warm climate with cooler nights to help the finicky grape fully ripen. This is the case in the…
Charles Krug was a 27-year-old Prussian immigrant who started the first winery in the Napa Valley in 1861 and the first tasting room in 1882.
Start a new tradition this year and bring in the Fourth of July with the pop of a cork. Don’t wait until the holidays to enjoy sparkling wine …
Granny-winner Zach Brown is the latest musician to enter the wine business, partnering with winemaker John Killebrew and Delicato Family Viney…
Millennial males aren’t big wine drinkers, but it’s still a large potential market. That is the age target for the Gentleman’s Collection seri…
The grilling season is heating up with Memorial Day weekend just ahead. If steaks or spicy ribs are on the menu, it’s hard to beat a zinfandel.
There’s something refreshing and lively about drinking a white wine in the dead of winter, a fun reminder that soon it will be porch sipping s…
It may be a new year, but moscato bianco grapes are an old favorite that has pleased palates since the 13th century in the Piedmont region of …
To oak or not to oak? That is the question winemakers must decide when making chardonnay, one of the few white wine grapes that can handle oak aging.
This French wine is the embodiment of terroir — the word that describes the intersection of soil, climate and weather that shapes each vintage.
Red blends continue to be popular wines but don’t forget that there are plenty of interesting white blends to try. The Australian winemaker Ro…
Pinot noir — named after its pine cone shaped cluster — is hard to ripen and is subject to disease and mutation. But the vineyard challenge is…