woman on wine with Amy Reiley
It’s proven that women are more sensitive than men to the subtleties of taste.  They also tend to give more provocative, enticing descriptions of wine. That’s why we have women do our wine writing. In her monthly column, Woman on Wine, our internationally recognized wine and spirits journalist and woman on wine Amy Reiley brings us her personal tasting notes. Get inspired to try something new from her latest wine recommendations.

Imagery Chardonnay makes a good Thanksgiving Wine

Why Make Buying Thanksgiving Wines Complicated?

I tend to focus my monthly column on wines that are unusual, small production or somehow obscure. I somehow feel as though it’s my duty to share my knowledge of those things that are exciting and possibly little known about the wine industry. But we don’t always need an education. Sometimes we just need a […]

Celli wines of Emilia-Romagna

Discover Spectacular Wines from Emilia-Romagna–this region’s not just for Parmesan!

Woman on Wine with Amy Reiley Of all Italy’s glorious food and wine regions, Emilia-Romagna may be one of the least known. But it’s a food lover’s dream! If you’re familiar with the name, it’s probably because it’s the origin of Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto de Parma. Those are names we know. But what most […]

Drouhin Fleurie Cru Beaujolais

Discover Drouhin Both Old World and New

Woman on Wine with Amy Reiley Every once in a while I’m inspired to dedicate my monthly column to a single vintner or winery or, in this case, legendary wine family. Joseph Drouhin founded an estate in Burgundy in 1880.

Scrapona Moscato d'Asti

Awesome Asti–Moscato d’Asti is a wine everyone can enjoy

Woman on Wine with Amy Reiley Moscato d’Asti is a sparkling white wine produced in Northern Italy. It is low in alcohol and slightly sweet, making it a perfect wine for summer. Unlike Champagne, Moscato d’Asti is produced in a frizzante style. That means that rather than having the rush of efferevescence of Cava or […]

Triennes Rosé--a great bargain wine

Permission to Drink Bargain Wine—value wines the pros drink

Woman on Wine with Amy Reiley In my work as a wine writer, I’ve discovered that what most people are looking for in wine reviews isn’t florid descriptions of famous, impossible to find or at least, impossible to afford bottlings. What most people seek is permission to drink bargain wine. And they want suggestions of […]