Aging Wine — Fact or Fiction?

Aging Wine — Fact or Fiction?

By Bob Lipinski Recently I was invited to a friend’s house for dinner and as we enjoyed a few appetizers, he served a bottle of a 1998 Australian Chardonnay from a winery I’ve never heard of. The wine was dark yellow and when tasted, it was well past its point of...
Chardonnay: The Most Popular White Wine In The U.S.

Chardonnay: The Most Popular White Wine In The U.S.

By Bob Lipinski “Chardonnay is a red wine masquerading as a white, and Pinot Noir is a white wine masquerading as a red.” (André Tchelistcheff, 1901-1994, Legendary Winemaker) America’s love affair with Chardonnay began back in 1936, when Wente Vineyards of Livermore,...