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Are You a Typical American Wine Drinker?
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Are You a Typical American Wine Drinker?

It seems that everybody drinks wine today. This wasn’t the case just 10 years ago. Maybe wine became popular thanks to Two Buck Chuck or just greater availability and greater variety, for whatever reason it makes us happy.  The more people who drink wine the more wine that will be made and the greater the […]

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Talkin wine – TV interview

Our Senior Editor, Heidi Butzine was asked to be interviewed for the local live television program, Our Town Pasadena with host Jan McCarthy.
Check out the appearance to learn some tips about why we swirl when we taste wine, how to choose a wine and what to do if you don’t like the wine you ordered. PLUS, hear about some of the clues that can still be found around Pasadena which tell us about its wine history.

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My first attempt as a garagiste winemaker:Bottling Day!

It’s finally here – bottling day. Time to get the wine into bottles and one step closer to my glass. With my repurposed clean wine bottles ready, I set up a small assembly line to fill the bottles and cork ‘em.

If you’ve ever thought about making your own wine at home or becoming a garagiste yourself, here are a few tips from my first experience.

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