red wine

primitivo in puglia
Distinct Styles of Primitivo from Puglia and Which One Leads to the Future

Primitivo is a red wine grape with a strong connection to Puglia and its history.…

light red wines
Claire Coppi Picks: 5 Lesser-Known Light Red Wines Not To Overlook

“I want a glass of big, bold red” is one of the most frequent requests…

Byron Blatty and the Revival of LA County Wine

Whether we call it a resurgence, a revival, or a revolution, one thing is for…

SOMM TV Staff: Our Most Memorable Wines of 2021

It’s the end of the year which means it’s time to take stock and reflect.…

best wine glasses
Settling the Shape Debate: The Best Wine Glasses To Use at Home

From flutes to goblets, stems to stemless, and a plethora of shapes and sizes in…

cabernet franc
Cabernet Franc: Discover the Parent Grape of Bordeaux

Cabernet Franc often takes a back seat to other well-known international red grape varieties, like…

thanksgiving wines 2021
Claire Coppi Picks: 5 Thanksgiving Wines 2021

Happiest of Thanksgivings to you, our SOMM TV family! It’s been an odd and challenging…

beaujolais nouveau 2021
Matthew Kaner Picks: 5 Beaujolais Nouveau 2021

It’s not very often you get to drink a wine made in the same year…

en primeur wine
Demystifying Why, When and How To Buy En Primeur Wine

In today’s world, cryptocurrency and NFTs are dominating the conversation surrounding speculative investments and collectibles.…

South African Pinotage
Pinotage: South Africa’s Flagship Grape Variety

Pinotage grows mainly in South Africa and represents approximately 7% of the country’s area under…

Grenache
Grenache: The Hero Grape of Hot Climates

Grenache is one of the most widely planted red grape varieties in the world. Approximately…

merlot
Merlot: Essential Things to Know

Merlot is one of the world’s most popular red wines. It’s a chameleon grape for…