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Author: Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel

The Answer is Brunello: The Grape Is?

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 11, 2020 19:58

Sangiovese in the Vineyard? Brunello (brown one) in the Glass Sangiovese is considered one of the most widely planted grape varieties in Italy (one in every 10 vines). You will ... Read More

Wine from Kosovo – Not Costco

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 4, 2020 20:06

Searching for a WOW to pour into your wine glass? My suggestion: Wine from Kosovo, especially the 2018 Stone Castle, Rose, Pinot Noir, Rahoveci Valley. Don’t Get Puzzled Some people ... Read More

You are Elegant and Sophisticated? Pour Bordeaux into Your Glass!

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 28, 2020 20:14

Bordeaux Winemakers Started Early Bordeaux, formerly known as Burdigala, dates back to the 3rd century when the Celtic tribes decided to settle in a beautiful spot, located on the western ... Read More

South African Wine Adventures

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 21, 2020 21:06

Initial Quest The 17th century marks the beginning of the wine industry in South Africa. The year was 1655 when the first grapes were planted by a Dutch settler. The ... Read More

Lugana, Italy: Wines Waiting in the Wings

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 14, 2020 19:06

Lugana, located in the vinicultural region of northern Italy, sits at the southern end of Lake Garda. Lugana, derived from the Latin Lacus Lucanus (lake in the woods) is noted ... Read More

One Woman. Many Wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 7, 2020 23:06

Lia Tolaini Banville and her father, Pier Luigi Tolaini, started importing wines from Italy 16 years ago (2004), expanding the operation in 2016 to include wines from France, Germany and ... Read More

The French Vineyards of Occitanie

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 29, 2020 21:21

Occitanie is considered one of the newest French wine regions and it is located only 2 hours from Barcelona. The name for the region references a large southern European realm ... Read More

Monterey County Wines: Where Wine-making is a Family Affair

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 22, 2020 18:59

What is there to know about Monterey County? First of all, it is in California… always a good starting point for a discussion of wine. When we drill down in ... Read More

Delicious Wines in Australia

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 8, 2020 19:05

Looking for an easy and delicious way to explore Australia?  May I suggest getting a wine glass, reading my notes, and discovering the wonders of Australia by sipping a few ... Read More

A Big Deal for Wine Partisans

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 1, 2020 19:31

If you grow grapes, make wine, drink wine, sell wine, are a wine educator, wine writer, or have anything at all to do with the wine industry, then it is ... Read More

Welcome to the 2016 Grands Crus Classes of Saint Emilion

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- January 18, 2020 18:47

Louis XIV paid tribute to the wines of Saint Emilion – declaring “Saint Emilion, nectar of the gods.” Separate. Better? Saint Emilion Grand Crus wines were not included in the ... Read More

Introducing Nizza DOCG, Italy

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- January 11, 2020 18:43

Learning by Sipping What I did not know about Nizza DOCG before I attended the Master Class in Manhattan would fill at least one book (more likely two). First of ... Read More

Hundreds of Wines Showcased at Lincoln Center

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- January 4, 2020 19:12

Winebow named the event the Vintners’ Harvest, but it really was an opportunity for wine makers in the Winebow portfolio to audition their collections at the David H. Koch Theater, ... Read More

Wine Discoveries

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- December 21, 2019 19:26

At a recent event announcing the acquisition of The Robert Parker Wine Guide by Michelin Guides, wine reviewers introduced a few of the wines they personally enjoyed throughout 2019 and ... Read More

Robert Parker Wine Advocate Acquired by Michelin Guides

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- December 14, 2019 18:51

You may have heard that Michelin Guides recently acquired The Robert Parker Wine Advocate (RPWA). It should not come as a very big surprise as Michelin purchased 40 percent of ... Read More

Exactly Where Do Women Belong? In Champagne!

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- December 7, 2019 18:34

Champagne belongs to women, from the ground and the grape, to the fermentation, bottling and drinking. Marie Antoinette noted that champagne made women beautiful and Empress Josephine enjoyed her Ruinart, ... Read More

Sardinia: Headquarters for Sannai Mirto

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- November 17, 2019 00:04

There are many reasons to schedule a visit to Sardinia and they range from excellent wines and interesting cuisine to 4-5-star resorts, yachts and boating, swimming, sunning and the opportunity ... Read More

Sardinia: Experience the wines for a taste adventure

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- November 9, 2019 19:15

What is Old is New Again There are many reasons to visit Sardinia, an island that has become a go-to destination thanks to the PR efforts of the rich and ... Read More

Israel Captured in a Delicious Bottle of Wine: Pair with a Side of Politics

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- October 19, 2019 20:04

Israel is a small country (in the Eastern Mediterranean), with an ancient wine culture (Chalcolithic Era, 4000 BCE) that successfully meets the 21st century wine demands of sommeliers, consumers as ... Read More

Volcanic Wines: Delicious Results of a Volcano

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- October 5, 2019 19:15

Volcanos: Bad News When a volcano eruption is the featured story on television news and headlines online weather apps – it is usually bad news...unless you're a future volcanic wine. ... Read More

Champagne: Describes a Lifestyle

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- September 28, 2019 20:30

It may be politically incorrect, but judgements are made by wines selected, shoes worn, and hotels selected. And So It is With Wine Kylie Jenner is likely to be found ... Read More

Wines from Cotes du Rhone: When Bigger is Better

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- August 31, 2019 19:15

Cotes du Rhone is the second largest appellation in France, exceeded only by Bordeaux. This massive wine producing region has over 44,000 hectares and 140,000 acres under vine. This adds ... Read More

Move Over Wine: Make Room for Beer from Spain

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- August 24, 2019 19:15

The Change in Spain We easily associate wine with Spain; however, this country is also home to Europe’s oldest beer production, dating back over 4,400 years ago in Soria (located ... Read More

New Yorkers Discover French Roses

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- August 17, 2019 20:02

Picture this: It is a late on a summer afternoon; you are relaxing with friends on the terrace of your Manhattan penthouse. The weather is hot, humid, damp, rainy, definitely ... Read More

Cognac Begins with Grapes. Apples Become Calvados

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- August 3, 2019 21:30

Not All Grapes Become Wine Have you ever considered an alternative path for grapes; one that leads to something other than wine? Are you ready to acknowledge that not all ... Read More

The Prosecco Selected by Trainer to the Stars and C-suite Executives

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- July 13, 2019 20:15

Question: Can you identify the wine that is low in sugar and calories and recommended by Shawn Benson, the trainer to the stars of stage and screen as well as ... Read More

The Kosher Gourmet Dine-Drink Adventure

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- June 22, 2019 19:30

If there is one event in New York that should not be missed, it is the Kosher Food & Wine Experience sponsored by Royal Wine Corp. (aka Kedem). Over the ... Read More

Italy: Wines of Emilia-Romagna

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- June 15, 2019 20:04

Located in northern Italy, Emilia-Romagna is a prolific wine region covering more than 136,000 acres under vine (2010). The 15-mile area spans almost the entire width of the northern Italian ... Read More

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- June 1, 2019 19:04

Elementary The Bordeaux wine region in southwestern France produces some of the most desired wines and vintages in the world.  Once considered a center for traditional viticulture, Bordeaux is quietly, ... Read More

Tasting wines, blind

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 25, 2019 20:04

Tasting Blind Wine industry professionals (i.e., winemakers, writers, sommeliers, researchers, educators, buyers, sellers, importers, sales managers) have many ways to spend their days: Harvesting grapes, meeting with customers, researching trends, ... Read More

Italian wines seduce New Yorkers

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 18, 2019 20:04

“Wine is an Emotion” James Suckling, the noted wine critic, did not know that wine would become his passion during his college years; at Utah State University he studied political ... Read More

Spain’s secret: Txakoli wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 4, 2019 21:38

The first mention of Txakoli (pronounced cha-ko-lee) wines dates back to 1520. The wine was locally consumed and rarely enjoyed beyond Basque Country borders. Historically, home-made in baserris (Basque farm ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 27, 2019 20:30

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja winery is an outstanding architectural achievement and engineering marvel, set in ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019 21:04

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is only one appropriate drink to order…New York State wines. New ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 13, 2019 21:05

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New York by the Dutch (1647-1664); sadly, the crops failed. A few ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 16, 2019 18:43

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), headquartered in Montreal, Canada, provides assistance to European wine and spirits ... Read More