Monthly Archives: March 2014

Shane Wine Cellars: New Releases from Mendocino and Sonoma

Shane Finely is an affable and very  talented young winemaker.  He is one of  a  new generation of winemakers in Sonoma County who are making a name for themselves  in the industry.   Although only in his 30s  Shane has had … Continue reading

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New Releases from Famille Quiot

The peripatetic Jerome Quiot,  owner and winemaker of Famille Quiot,  an historic winemaking family  in Chateauneuf -du-Pape,   was in town last week and we had the opportunity to taste a collection of his new releases at the Vineyard in McLean. Famile … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Wine Economics by James Thornton

Since there is now an American Association of Wine Economics, it’s only logical that there should be a book that synthesizes the knowledge and research on economic analysis as applied to the American wine industry.  That is precisely what James … Continue reading

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