Category: American Wine

  • History of American wine

    The History of American Wine

    More than 150 years ago, winemaker George Husmann published a book called The “Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines”. In it, he wrote:

    “I firmly believe that this continent is destined to be the greatest wine-producing country in the world.”

    Today, it is alright to say that Husmann was right. Each of the fifty states produces wine, and the US is the fourth biggest wine producer in the world. Continue reading

  • 1945 Romanee Conti

    Top 10 Most Expensive Wines From Around the Globe

    People have been making wines for more than six millennia. That's 6,000 years of fascination with one single drink. The first evidence of wine from grapes has been found in Armenia, some 4100 years Before Christ.

    And until the present day, people are obsessed with wines. They are so obsessed that they are willing to spend outrageous amounts of money for a taste of the best ones in the world.

    Here we have a list of the top 10 most expensive wines worldwide. Like it or not, their price is a reflection of what people are willing to pay for them, and some in this list may be even higher at current market rate. Continue reading

  • Zinfandel wine

    Zinfandel wine: a beginner’s guide

    When you think of wines, you probably think of the usual suspects – Spain, France, and Italy. The increasing popularity of wines has led to the emergence of various wines. Among these is Zinfandel wine. Coming almost exclusively from the United States, it is among the few wines that are thought of as American. It is a type of red wine, and it does offer something for everyone because of the range of styles it has. Continue reading