2015 NYIWC Winners Announced

winning wines with medals

In its fifth year, the New York International Wine Competition (NYIWC) welcomed close to 1000 submissions from the United States and over 30 countries from all over the world. The NYIWC is the only major international wine competition to be judged solely by trade buyers. Each wine is judged by […]

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2014 NY International Wine Competition Winners Announced

Logo of NY International Wine Competition

We are pleased to announce the winners of the the 4th Annual New York International Wine Competition.  The winners may be found here Overall we are very excited for the winners as well as the quality of the wines awarded We will contacting the winners and ordering their medals. Stay […]

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NYIWC at ProWein Trade Show in Dusseldorf

The New York International Wine Competition was excited to exhibit for the 3rd Year at ProWein. ProWein has become the top wine and spirits trade show in the world, with over 5700 Exhibitors and 52,000 attendees from all over. Top winners were poured at our booth and this was at […]

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Bright Horizons for English Wines

Did you know that prior to the 1950’s England was generally considered to cold and too wet for quality wine production? However, through ingenuity and persistence the English wine industry has expanded both in quantity and quality in leaps and bounds, and Robin Goldsmith gives us all of the facts […]

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Syrah From Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Robin Goldsmith tells us all about the the Languedoc-Roussillon, in the South of France. At 280,000 hectares, it is the largest vineyard area in the world.  Nearly 1500 producers work the varied land of this area and these wines are known to be hearty quality at a reasonable price. One […]

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Vinho do Brasil? Wake up the Brazilian in you

Soccer season is around the corner, which definitely reminds Robin Goldsmith of Brazil, which was home to the most recent World Cup. She takes us through a journey of the long history of Brazilian winemaking over on our sister blog, The Alcohol Professor. Brazilian winemaking has a long and sordid […]

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Elegant Chardonnay From the South of France

The range of terroir in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in Southern France shape the winemaking philosophy of the region and Robin Goldsmith tells us about two visionary winemakers of the region over at The Alchohol Professor. Laurent Delaunay and Nerida Abbott take full advantage of the uniquely harsh weather conditions and […]

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Sagrantino: Brings Italy to you this summer

Amanda Schuster reports on The Alcohol Professor that the days when chilling a red was sacrilege may be gone. When it’s swelteringly hot and you are stuck in the city, you might be tired of an all white palette with the occasional Rose thrown in. If you are sweating it […]

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Changing Your Mind About Sweet Wine

A lot of folks have reservations about sweet wine. If you’re one of them, let Madeline Blasberg change your mind. What better way to finish a nice meal than a small glass of rich port, or to add contrast to a spicy meal with a cool, sweet Riesling? Madeline educates […]

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