Varieties in blended wines are like actors in movies. Some are stars, some play supporting roles, while others have cameos.
Cabernet sauvignon has long been called King Cabernet and is still deserving of the title.
The popularity of rosé has given rise to wineries creating rosé production programs rather than treating it as a poor cousin to red and white wine.
Although some, perhaps many, wine consumers have either turned away from chardonnay completely or reduced their purchases, many more have rallied to it.
Madeira, the fortified wine from the Atlantic island of the same name, is far less popular than it was a couple hundred years ago, but in the last two or three decades it’s undergone a renaissance.
Malbec has become widely known only since Argentina put it on the world wine map less than two decades ago.
Think of French wine regions, and the Loire Valley is not one that is top of mind.
In the world of wine, pink might not be the new black, but quality rosé wines are on a roll. Even though pink wines will never challenge whites and reds in popularity, they are shedding their image as sweet and suitable only for people who don’t really like wine.
The combination of art, architecture, and wine—white, red, and the rosé for which Provence is famous— is what makes Château La Coste different.