Each week, Chris and Sherry Hardie turn the spotlight on a wine that can be found in the La Crosse area.
Pinotage is a uniquely South African red grape that was the result of the crossing of cinsaut and pinot noir. It became the second-most popula…
Nov. 16 is Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a major festival in the Beaujolais region of France where the first of the 2017 wines are released after on…
Oktoberfest is here and while beer is the beverage of choice, it’s always a good time to celebrate Germany’s other cornerstone drink — riesling.
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.