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  • Healthy Choices…Wine Trends:  Organic, Biodynamic, Natural and Vegan

    Does is it really matter?  A vast majority of wine drinkers happily enjoy a glass or two of wine with dinner and have no side effects.  But some of us have recognized that food, and the way it is grown and tended to, can aggravates our food sensitivities.  I am guilty of looking for vineyards…

  • Harvest

    The harvest is the pinnacle of months and years of the farmer’s labor. It’s the recognition that the tender care of the vines has been appropriate despite what the weather has imposed. A first harvest happens after the vine has matured for three years. Three years of nursing a vineyard before there is any wine!…

  • Making the Most of a Seasonal Favorite

    It happens every year. The hysteria seems to begin earlier and earlier with each passing autumn. The lovers begin their social media posts as early as August first. Hot on their heels are protesters, haters, doubters, and the indifferent. Marketing agencies and product development specialists have already been hard at work contriving interesting and sometimes…

  • Northeast Wines Are Winning Them Over One Consumer At A Time

    It would be a bit like preaching to the choir for us to tell northeast wineries about the numerous challenges around getting placement of their wines on an on premise (restaurant) menu, as they have the same challenges as a distributor on a daily basis. The one difference being that we, as a distributor, are…

  • American Hybrid Wine Grapes Coming Of Age

    Meet the Americans. No, I’m not talking about California cult cabs or Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley. I mean real American wines, grown from native and hybrid cultivars. European vinifera grapes have been coming to the United States for centuries now. They are the standard the world over for fine wine grapes. What about…

  • Great Wine From the Northeast – Meet Our People and Places

    When was the last time you sipped on a wine from a New England winemaker? New England Uncorked has, since its founding in 2012, maintained a mission to expose wine enthusiasts to the offerings available in the Northeast region of the U.S. and Canada, and specifically focused in on New England wines. There are a…