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. (We do also welcome the views of men but our two wine columnists happen to both be women.) Enter Woman on Wine.

Amy Reiley, aphrodisiac foods expert and wine writerIn her monthly column, Woman on Wine, our internationally recognized wine and spirits writer and woman on wine Amy Reiley brings us her personal tasting notes. Inspired by wine trends and sometimes just a great wine, Reiley’s column goes in-depth into wine topics you want to learn about, with tasting notes for wines you’ll be running out to try.

Ktima Biblia Chora Areti White--why you should drink Greek white wines in summer

Greek White Wines for Summer–what you need to know

Woman on Wine with Amy Reiley Last month I mentioned having the intention of writing a story on Greek white wines for summer. But I got sidetracked when I fell head over heals for one very unique Greek winery. Well, this month, I’m back on track and I’m going to give you the original story. […]

Parparoussis Petite Fleur Rosé - a Greek wine made from indigenous grapes

Parparoussis Winery – Greek wines from indigenous grapes

Woman on Wine with Amy Reiley A few weeks ago I attended a tasting of Greek wines with the intention of getting a handful of new recommendations for a “white wines for spring” sort of article. I did not expect to be swept away by the wines of one very special winery and the people […]

Mumm Napa - sparkling wines from Napa perfect for springtime

Sparkling Wine from Napa for Springtime or Anytime

Woman on Wine with Amy Reiley Why G. H. Mumm’s sparkling wines from Napa are perfect for spring G. H. Mumm is one of the best-known and highest-regarded of France’s Champagne houses. In the late 1970’s Mumm chose to invest in California, and established a sparkling wine brand based in Napa. The winery’s estate vineyard […]

2016 Cordon Chardonnay

The Wineries of Santa Barbara County–discover the pleasures of Santa Barbara Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Woman on Wine with Amy Reiley This month’s column is a sentimental choice for me. The wineries of Santa Barbara County were profoundly affected by the recent wildfires and mudslides. Although, unlike the Northern California fires, the wineries themselves were, for the most part, far from the fire lines. But the impact to the community and […]

The Sustainable Winemaking of Gerard Bertrand

Wine that Makes a Difference–sustainable winemaking of Gerard Bertrand

Woman on Wine with Amy Reiley The beginning of the year is traditionally when we focus on how to better ourselves and our world. I don’t know about you but I feel pretty powerless when I think about what our world needs. However I’m not ready to sink into the pool of hopelessness. Instead, I’m […]


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