white wine

melon de bourgogne
Loire Valley Legend: Melon de Bourgogne and Its Role in Muscadet

Muscadet (pronounced ‘moos-kah-daay’) hails from an oceanic area known as Nantes, which lies in the…

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.…

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…

sauvignon blanc
Sauvignon Blanc: Get To Know This Popular White Grape Variety

Wine enthusiasts cannot and should not ignore the noble lineage of Sauvignon Blanc. This vivacious…

Riesling grapes
The Essential Guide to German Riesling and More

Riesling, pronounced ‘reece-ling’, is an aromatic white wine grape of German descent dating back to…

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…

Gavi Piemonte
Why the Terroir in Gavi Is Prime for Making White Wine

The rolling hills of Piemonte provide a plethora of delicious, world-renowned wines. From Barolo and…

Pinot Grigio grape variety
Pinot Grigio: 4 Things To Know About This Pink-Skinned Grape

Pinot Grigio is a wine of many hues and synonyms. From lemon to copper to…

albariño
Albariño: The Flagship White Grape of Northwest Spain

Let’s talk about Tom and Jerry, peanut butter and jam, and Albariño and Rias Baixas.…

Chardonnay wine grape - SOMM TV
Chardonnay: The World’s Most Popular White Wine Grape

For the general wine-drinking public, Chardonnay is somewhat of a polarizing varietal. It’s often due…