Ultimate Wine Challenge reviews Prosecco

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March 28, 2016 Ultimate Beverage Challenge (UBC) was founded in 2010 by award-winning author/critic/journalist/educator F. Paul Pacult, publishing executive and editor Sue Woodley, and consultant David Talbot. In 2013, editor/journalist…

Antonio Carpenè, the Father of Prosecco

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March 28, 2016   |   By Paul Wagner Antonio Carpenè fought to unify Italy under Garibaldi at the Battle of Bezzecca, and then went on to study chemistry at the University of Pavia. It was his love of chemistry and his homeland…

The Latest Research on Beer, Wine, Spirits & Cocktails

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What’s trending, what bars and restaurants are menuing, what consumers are drinking – and what they want to drink. March 28, 2016   |   By Mike Kostyo, Publications Manager at Datassential The drink menu has been anything…

Making the Rounds with Helen Benefield Billings – Holiday Thrills with IMI & ITM at the Porsche Experience Center

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March 28, 2016   |   By Helen Benefield Billings IMI Agency and in the Mix magazine team members gathered at the new Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, Georgia for a holiday celebration last December that was most certainly…

Warren Winiarski – Forty Years after the Judgement of Paris

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March 28, 2016   |   By Paul Wagner Fourty Years after the Judgement of Paris It is called “The Shot Heard Round the World,” but none of the three key individuals who helped create it had any idea that it would change…

Eight Ways Wine Will Change in 2016

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From English bubbly to over-the-top wine tours and celebrity brands, Pursuits' critic Elin McCoy uncorks her predictions for the year to come. The impact of climate change and new technologies (like the ability to check wine prices on smartphones)…

Importer of the Year: Winesellers Ltd.

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Founded in 1978, this father and sons team celebrates a long tradition of success. Yale Sager, founder and president of Winesellers Ltd., could not be more proud of his sons, Adam and Jordan, as they assume increasing responsibilities…

Interview with Progressive Trinchero Vintners Charles Bieler and Joel Gott

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I had the chance to meet with Charles and Joel at the Palm Restaurant, inside the Westin Buckhead Hotel, on their swing through Atlanta. They had been on a weeklong tour of major markets with representatives from Trinchero Family Wines. MR:…

Alsace: Culturally Germanic and Spiritually French

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By Edward Korry Having returned from an 11-day vacation trip to Alsace, my overall thoughts are still as fresh as its delightful wines in my mind. For those less inclined to spend a viticultural vacation: Trust me, there’s plenty for…

California wildfires threaten to make local wine ‘unpalatable’

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Multibillion-dollar industry at risk as state grapples with tens of thousands of acres of fire whose smoke could 'infuse' grape skin Source: The Guardian Joseph Mayton in Napa, California 5 August 2015 There are fears in California's…

Trellis Wine Group Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Mark Crisler founded Trellis Wine Group in June 2005, with the mission to introduce artisan and family-owned wineries and spirits to national account restaurants and hotel chains. In the couple of years preceding starting the Trellis…

Morton’s The Steakhouse offers new technology to try high-end wines by the glass

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If you thought you would never be able to try that $250 bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon with your steak, think again. Morton’s The Steakhouse is giving guests the opportunity to do just that by offering five ultra premium wines by the glass. Normally,…

2015 Consumer Wine Awards

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By Tim Hanni, MW Looking for some truly exciting and different wines to put on your list or feature by the glass? The Consumer Wine Awards results are in and, once again, demonstrate how excited everyday wine lovers can be about the wines…

Summer Dalliances

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By Ed Korry, CHE, CSS, CWE, president of SWE and department chair at Johnson & Wales University Hopefully, the sun is out and the dog days of the summer are upon us as you read this article. I don’t know about you, but from a psychological…

Wine Institute Fact Sheet on Arsenic

Fact Sheet Wine Institute is the association of 1,000 California wineries. In recent days, unfounded litigation has raised questions about the safety of California wine. We want to assure you that the health and safety of consumers is of…