winemaking

optical sorting
Optical Sorting: Tech That Eases Labor Shortages & Lessens Winemaking Time

A vine’s journey from flowering to fruit set is far from linear. Anything from weather…

Cathy Corison
Industry Innovator: Winemaking Trailblazer, Cathy Corison

Cathy Corison is a winemaker in St. Helena, California and undoubtedly a trailblazer. Spanning her…

best wine closures
Twist or Pop: Exploring the Pros and Cons of the Best Wine Closures

Evaluating a bottle of wine often involves determining essential factors such as region, grape variety,…

dry vs sweet wine
Dry vs Sweet Wine: Are These Terms More Confusing Than Helpful?

There can be a lot of ambiguity surrounding dry vs sweet wine. For beginner wine…

Sabato Sagaria smelling a wine
SOMM TV’s Guide to the Complicated World of Wine Aromas

Identifying wine aromas can be overwhelming for someone just beginning their wine journey. Even when…

high vs low tannins
Explaining Wine Tannins: What Defines High and Low Tannin Levels

Updated November 2023 In the world of oenology, wine tannins, scientifically known as polyphenols, play…

Sparkling wine pour
The 6 Most Popular Sparkling Winemaking Methods

There’s a depth of knowledge that is limitless in the world of wine. Wine professionals…

wine and coffee similarities
7 Similarities Between Wine and Coffee You Need To Know

Becoming an expert at something takes years of practice; this is a familiar notion for…