2016 was the perfect year, at least in Italy's Barolo wine country

THE star grape in Italy's northern Piedmont is nebbiolo, named for the misty fog that drifts over the hills at harvest time, when aromas of white truffles and fermenting wine fill the air. It's the Italian equivalent to Burgundy's pinot noir, as important to the region as cabernet is to Napa...

Without lavish tastings, Bordeaux sells itself with discounts and Zoom

AT 9 am, I was sipping a barrel sample of 2019 Château Mouton Rothschild with Baron Philippe Sereys de Rothschild and managing director Philippe Dhalluin. Naturally, this was virtual: They were in Bordeaux; I was in the US. The wine in my glass was real, though, and it was powerful, silky, and...

The newest of the new at VinExpo in Paris

EVERYONE loves Paris - even in February, when the City of Light is cold and grey, right?