From apple picking to pumpkin harvesting, we are ready for fall! Before we fill our schedule with leaf-viewing drives and spooky movies, we’re prepping our autumnal table with plenty of glassware to enjoy the reds we craved but held off on in the 90-degree weather. Yes, of course you can drink a chilled red in summer, but nothing feels as good as a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon-Carmenère or Nebbiolo sipped on a crisp, autumn evening. Or even—dare we suggest?—a couple of rosé wines.
Wine Reviews – Bottles Under $30: How well-stocked is your wine fridge (or box, or closet) after the last summer hurrah? Let Melissa Dowling’s recommendations help you replenish for fall.
The Best Rosé Wines To Drink In 2022: Don’t let anyone tell you rosé wine is only for spring and summer. Lucia Capretti begs to differ, and notes that the newest releases each year are best drunk that year (which means you might score good deals on rosé now!).
7 Unique Harvest Activities This Fall in Wine Country: If you want to get close to the harvest action but don’t want to leave the country, Sarah Doyle lists great experiences in Sonoma County, CA.
10 spicy, lush and intensely fruity wines to fall in love with this autumn from Chicago sommeliers: (paywall) Anna Lee Iijicama has us craving fall flavors, and these wines will quench your craving for the best season of the year (it’s a fact).
Syrah: A Guide to the Basics: Syrah and Shiraz are the same grape, but not Petite Sirah. Learn more facts about this wine capable of greatness in the ultimate guide by Brian Freedman!
Lambrusco—A Guide to the Basics: Get excited, because Brian Freedman has another great guide to rid you of your Lambrusco myths (no, it is not just sweet, fizzy wine) and reach for a bottle of this gorgeous bubbly.
The Treasures Within the World’s Greatest Wine Library: UC Davis owns, curates, and maintains the “world’s greatest wine library,” which, Vittoria Traverso reports, includes treasures from 35,000 books, personal correspondence from the world’s most important vintners, and more.
10 Best Napa Wineries for a Delicious Tasting and Beautiful Views: Sip and swirl and enjoy the view: Lindsay Cohn narrowed down over 400 Napa wineries to select her top ten for an authentic, and ultimate, CA wine experience.