News and Features
Hit or Myth? The Medicinal Whiskey
Can a glass of your favorite liquor really make you feel better when you are under the weather?
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Sunday, 04-Aug-2019
Fine China: Wine from the Middle Kingdom
looks at some Chinese wines available in the wider world.
Posted Sunday, 17-Mar-2019
Best Value Wines in a Case
What can you get for less than $25 these days? A surprising amount, it turns out.
By Natalie Sellers | Posted Sunday, 03-Mar-2019
Wine Legend's Tales from China
takes a look at Don St Pierre's autobiography
Jeeps, Pretty Ladies and Wine.
Posted Sunday, 03-Feb-2019
Weed Searchers Come out of the Woodwork
Cannabis searches are on the increase as wine lovers experiment with the wilder side of life.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Sunday, 26-Aug-2018
The Expensive Side of Drinking
Got some spare change? Feel free to stand us a round or two of these crazy cocktails
By Natalie Sellers | Posted Sunday, 12-Aug-2018
German Immigrant Finds Love Down Under
The heartwarming tale of how one New Zealand vineyard ended up cornering the market for an entire grape variety.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Sunday, 29-Jul-2018
Buying a Bottle with Bitcoin
The days of buying wine with a single coin are long gone, but a cryptocurrency could change that.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Saturday, 12-May-2018
You're Not Going Out Dressed Like That
Weird wine names – genius or marketing fail? Guess which side we come down on.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Friday, 13-May-2016
Three Wine Events that Won't Happen in 2016
Former Wine-Searcher editor
looks at the perils of New Year predictions.
Posted Thursday, 31-Dec-2015
Magnum Farce – Beyond the Bigger Bottle
Bigger is not always better when it comes to wine bottles,
Posted Friday, 18-Dec-2015
The Outsider's Guide to Thanksgiving
Desperate not to churn out the usual Thanksgiving wines story,
looks to left field for inspiration.
Posted Thursday, 26-Nov-2015
Friday the 13th – Revenge of the Wine
It's that day again and if you think you're in for a bad day, read on ...
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Friday, 13-Nov-2015
Plan Wine from Outer Space
With trouble brewing beyond our atmosphere,
picks her wines to toast the Apocalypse.
Posted Saturday, 31-Oct-2015
Pope's New York Mass Gets a Wine to Match
This week's Madison Square Garden headliner had a helping hand from some Finger Lakes wines.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 26-Sep-2015
The Epic Battle of Cuvée Raccoon
A California man has declared his backyard vineyard a war zone, writes Christy Canterbury MW.
Posted Saturday, 12-Sep-2015
A Mythically Expensive Spanish Wine
Ozone therapy has sent the price of this Spanish red sky high.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Sunday, 23-Aug-2015
Negotiating the Minefield of Wine Etiquette
So-called rules about wine drinking only serve to scare people away from what should be a pleasurable experience.
By Don Kavanagh | Posted Saturday, 25-Jul-2015
The Weird World of Non-Grape Wine
When you go beyond the grape, you enter a strange and uncomfortable wine world.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 04-Jul-2015
Prosecco-palypse Strikes Fear into British Hearts
The UK is facing a summer without Prosecco. Or is it?
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 30-May-2015
What's App With This Picture?
We're not sure all of you have got the hang of our label-recognition app yet.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 23-May-2015
Curing a Hangover the Ancient Egyptian Way
Sticking your head in a hedge is a common result of overindulgence in wine, but it's also a cure, apparently.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 16-May-2015
There Goes the Neighborhood – Miley Cyrus Buys a Vineyard
Hidden Hills just keeps on getting classier as another celebrity moves in.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Friday, 08-May-2015
Prime Minister Seeks Ponytailgate Pardon With Pinot Noir
Wine and politics should never be mixed.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 02-May-2015
Live Long and Prosper with Sardinian Wine
A book about the Italian islanders' longevity sparks a flurry of visits to Wine Searcher.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 25-Apr-2015
Boulogne: From Booze Cruise Destination to Wine Producer
Vineyard planted overlooking the English Channel.
By AFP with Wine-Searcher staff | Posted Saturday, 18-Apr-2015
Is Kim Jong-un a Wine Searcher User?
It might be one of the world's poorest countries, but someone, somewhere in North Korea has a taste for Bordeaux, Brunello and $3 fizz.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 11-Apr-2015
Easter's Best Wine Match: Concrete Eggs
Move aside chocolate Easter eggs, concrete goes better with wine
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 04-Apr-2015
Catholic Church Opens Bar to Reach Masses
The Catholic Church tries a new way to get people closer to God – they've opened a bar.
By Don Kavanagh with AFP | Posted Saturday, 28-Mar-2015
Remember My Name: 5 Odd AVA Titles
Ever wondered how some AVAs ended up with their names? Claire Adamson digs into US naming conventions.
By Claire Adamson | Posted Saturday, 21-Mar-2015
News & Features:
Imagining an End to Wine Tariffs
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 22-Jan-2021
Help a Mate: Buy Australian Pinot
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Thursday, 21-Jan-2021
Tuscany in a Case
By Tom Jarvis | Posted Wednesday, 20-Jan-2021
Wine Pairing in a Meat-free World
By Natalie Sellers | Posted Tuesday, 19-Jan-2021
The Incurable Plague of Wine Influencers
By James Lawrence | Posted Monday, 18-Jan-2021
Burgundy Comes Calling for Sonoma Pinot
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Sunday, 17-Jan-2021
Matching Wine with Social Media
By Oliver Styles | Posted Saturday, 16-Jan-2021
Napa and Willamette Suffer Poor 2020 Vintage
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 15-Jan-2021
Boom Times Ahead for US Wine industry
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Thursday, 14-Jan-2021
Jack Daniel's Not Amused by Dog Toy Decision
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Wednesday, 13-Jan-2021
US Supreme Court Backs Off Shipping Case
By W. Blake Gray | Posted Tuesday, 12-Jan-2021
England in a Case
By Natalie Sellers | Posted Monday, 11-Jan-2021
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