Tag Archives: History

Testing the Coravin on Top Tuscan Wines: It Works!

Over a year ago, we met up with Greg Lambrecht, inventor of the Coravin. Trained as a nuclear and mechnical engineer at MIT and a drinker of fine wines, Greg was frustrated with the limitations of the wide variety of … Continue reading

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Turriculae: Two Thousand Year Old Roman Wine

We recently tasted a wine made following a two thousand year old Roman recipe, thanks to Joel Butler, co-author of the recently published book, Divine Vintage: Following the Wine Trail from Genesis to the Modern Age.  Joel brought the wine … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thomas Pinney’s The Makers of American Wine

The Makers of American Wine is the kind of book that readers of the International Wine Review should love. It’s a beautifully written, thoroughly detailed and documented history of the successes and failures in the development of American wine over … Continue reading

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