Kathleen Willcox

Kathleen Willcox writes about wine, food and culture from her home in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. She is keenly interested in sustainability issues, and the business of making ethical drinks and food. Her work appears regularly in Wine Searcher, Wine Enthusiast, Liquor.com and many other publications. Kathleen also co-authored a book called Hudson Valley Wine: A History of Taste & Terroir, which was published in 2017.

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Why Climate Change and Cost Are Driving More Winemakers Toward Amphora and Concrete

The oak barrel has become synonymous with well-made, premium wine in recent centuries. Two millennia…

Carménère: A French-Born Chilean Wine Gem

Sometimes, it takes a drastic move for a star to earn their due. Like Arnold…

falanghina
Falanghina: A Tale of Two Grapes With One Name

Falanghina embodies Italy.  Like the best Italian treasures, Falanghina (pronounced fah-lahn-geeh-nah) has deep, millennia-old roots.…

Red Mountain Wine Exudes Old World Elegance, New World Opulence

Wanting to have it—whatever it is—both ways is a very human desire. There are few concrete examples…

regenerative farming
The Science, Ethics, and Spirituality of Regenerative Farming

The regenerative farming movement appears to finally be reaching critical mass with consumers increasingly demanding…

Tempranillo Blanco
Tempranillo Blanco: A Rising Star in Rioja

Unless you’re a Rioja-loving wine nerd, chances are that Tempranillo Blanco has never crossed your…

rioja wine tasting experiences
6 Best Ways to Experience Unspoiled Rioja Wine Culture

For centuries, Rioja’s remote and forbidding landscape in northeastern Spain was a disadvantage for winemakers…

Redefining Wine: Conceptual Winemaking Is on the Rise

At the risk of sounding like Jack Handey, what is wine?  Many would generally agree that…

virtual wine tastings
Winemakers Discover the Secret To Virtual Success as the World Reopens

Across all industries, Zoom fatigue is real. It’s more than a meme and equally valid among the…

vineyard worker healthcare
Winemakers Who Value Workers As Much as Their Vintage

The folks who work in the nation’s greatest vineyards toil for long hours, performing repetitive…

Chinese and Russian wine influence
How Will China and Russia’s Rising Influence Change the Culture of Wine?

The era of American influence in every sphere appears to be on the decline. Globally,…

California Wildfire Mitigation
How Grazing Ruminants Are Fighting Wine Country Fires

2020 is a vintage few would choose to repeat. In many ways, it changed everything.…