January is all about starting fresh. For many, that means a clean bill of health, often including #DryJanuary, but we shook up the trend and enjoyed Try January, instead: trying new grapes, wines, and styles! See our recommendations for great selections that will mix up your wine cellar (or closet, or box on the floor). Just as the idea of New Year’s resolutions is to carry new, good habits beyond January, we want to broaden our wine palate throughout the rest of 2022, also.
The Best White Wines to Buy in 2022: Start your TBD (To Be Drunk) list for 2022. First up are high-end white wine selections from around the world from Chadner Navarro.
No, Your Cabernet Doesn’t Need a Steak. It’s Asking for Charred Peppers: Saving your Cabernet for a steak? Samantha Weiss-Hills suggests this delightful veggie option instead (or serve as a side, if you can’t let go of a good excuse for a juicy steak).
The Chardonnay That Will Convince Chardonnay Haters: If you’re reading Wine365, hopefully you don’t categorically dismiss any wine, but let Kelly Vaughan correct your misinformation on Chardonnay if you have.
Embrace Rosé de Garde, Age-Worthy Provençal Wine: Not just a flash in the seasonal spring and summer pan, there exist rosés that have the capacity to age. Read which ones will be perfect for winter in Jill Barth’s article.
An Inflection Point for Willamette Valley Wineries? Paul Gregutt looks at investment in vineyard land from outside investors—not in Napa, but in Oregon. What does that mean for the region’s future prospects?
Is ‘dry’ by any other name still as sweet? It all depends: “Sec” means “dry” except for when it’s on your wine or alcohol label (sometimes). Jeff Burkhart untangles some confusion and shares three truly dry cocktail recipes.
The Dozen – Noirish: Roger Morris’s dozen wines will start your year off right—from Pinot Noir to Lambrusco.
10 Pet-Nat Sparklers to Jump Start Your Year: Pétillant naturel wines, or pét-nats, are sparkling wines that “color outside the lines.” Here are 10 refreshing selections.
Show Your Love with American Sparkling Wine This Valentine’s Day: Katie Kelly Bell opts for American bubbles instead of the usual Champagne. You’ll see why there’s just as much to love in these picks.