Who’s Your Daddy?: Syrah

In this second edition of “Who’s Your Daddy?”, we’ll take a look at the origins of the Syrah grape. Syrah, a grape that is about 2,600 years old and gaining popularity throughout the world (it is now the 5th most…

Wine Law 101: French Wine Labeling

Welcome to Wine Law 101!  These recurring blog posts will attempt to present various laws or legislature related to wine throughout the world.   For today’s Wine Law 101, I’m going to introduce the French wine labeling system, in an attempt to…

Who’s Your Daddy?: Cabernet Sauvignon

Welcome to the first edition of the “Who’s Your Daddy” mini-posts!  These little posts are designed to provide a little entertainment in between my larger literature reviews, and to reveal the origins of a particular grape varietal. So, who’s your…

Welcome to My Blog!

Welcome to The Academic Wino! I am very excited to start this blog, and hope that you will enjoy my posts and become a regular reader! You can follow my blog via email RSS subscription by entering your email address…