Collage of Chianti Classico wines from the 2024 Chianti Classico Collection.

New Class

Provence (Beyond Rosé)

This past weekend, I hosted a new wine class centered on Provence and the exceptional white and red wines of the area. We trained our sights on Cassis, Bandol, Palette and Les Baux de Provence.


Paying subscribers can view the class and see my wine buyer's guide to the region at the link below. Newcomers can sign-up with Opening a Bottle for as little as $5/month.


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Three glasses of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

Special Event

The New Languages of Wine

On Sunday, January 21, we hosted acclaimed wine educator and writer Meg Maker for a seminar on how wine language has evolved over time.


We were joined by an audience of sommeliers, writers and consumers. Watch the seminar for free via the link below.

Six Barolo and Barbaresco wine bottles over a warm Barolo landscape
Burgundy wine cellar loaded with barrels in Pernand-Vergelesses, Bourgogne, France

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The peninsula of Sirmione and Lake Garda, an icon of the Lugana DOC wine region in Italy.

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