Entries by Amy Reiley

Women in Wine

These days, women are becoming more and more visible in the wine industry, a business once thoroughly dominated by men. But what inquiring minds want to know is not how women are breaking the gender barrier, but what they’re drinking in their down time. (After all, it’s a documented fact that women have better taste […]

Think Pink!

Piper Heidsieck NV Rose Sauvage Dark ruby in color, the wine shows full body and a delicious cranberry tartness. Surprisingly, its only flaw might be its too overt effervescence.$$$ Taittinger NV Prestige Brut Rose This just may be the finest rose Champagne on the market. Its color, seductively salmon, is a beauty. In flavor, it […]

Doing it Organic

  In the mid-1980’s, the Fetzer family started one of the best-recognized, environmentally-conscious wineries in the world, Fetzer Vineyards. The Fetzers left their namesake winery, which continues to preserve the original ideal of organic and environmentally friendly wine production and now includes a second label, Bonterra. The Fetzer family recently return to winegrowing, with a […]