Wine Law 101: What’s In a Name?

In today’s edition of Wine Law: 101, we’ll look at specific naming of wines and the laws/trademarks that protect their overuse.  This post is in no way all-inclusive, but is simply meant to give you a few examples of wine…

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…