Market Watch

Want to Invest in Wine? Here Are Some Tips on How to Get Started

For the serious wine lover, collecting fine and rare bottles can be a wonderful experience.

07/07/2020 By Bob McGinn

Independence Day

How to Pick the Perfect Wine for Your Fourth of July Celebration

For a throwback experience, consider Madeira, a favorite drink in America before the Revolutionary War.

06/29/2020 By Bob McGinn

Mind on mencia

An Excellent Spanish Wine That You Probably Haven't Heard Of... Yet

Our wine blogger dips into the world of mencia, a grape varietal from northern Spain.

05/27/2020 By Bob McGinn

Wine

Are We on the Verge of a New Crackdown on Alcohol Consumption?

Over the past decade, it seems as if an increasing number of individuals and organizations have been decrying the use of alcohol.

05/11/2020 By Bob McGinn

Coronavirus

How to Up Your Wine Education During the Pandemic

From expert certifications to casual virtual tastings, there are a number of ways to learn more about wine while you're stuck at home.

04/10/2020 By Bob McGinn

Coronavirus

How to Still Enjoy Wine Despite COVID-19 Restrictions

One way to reduce stress? Spend a few minutes with a glass of wine.

03/23/2020 By Bob McGinn

Bottle basics

How to Store Your Wine

Should you invest in a wine refrigerator, a wine room or space in a wine storage facility? Our expert weighs in.

02/28/2020 By Bob McGinn

Pop Fizz Clink

Five Great Wines From This Year's Forks & Corks Grand Tasting

Wine writer Bob McGinn highlights some standouts from this year's offering.

02/14/2020 By Bob McGinn

Tasting Notes

How to Decipher the Often Confusing World of Wine Jargon

Wine writer Bob McGinn offers tips on how to accurately describe the wine you like (and the wine you hate).

01/28/2020 By Bob McGinn

Popping bottles

Sarasota's Best Wine Lists

These nine local restaurants all have splendid selections of fine wines.

01/13/2020 By Bob McGinn

Bubble up

Tips For Picking the Perfect Sparkling Wine for New Year's Eve

The preferred wine of everyone from royals to rappers, Champagne is universally associated with celebration, victory and success.

12/26/2019 By Bob McGinn

Giving grapes

What to Buy for the Wine Lover in Your Life This Holiday Season

There are thousands of wine-related gifts out there. Most of them useless, says our wine blogger, Bob McGinn.

12/06/2019 By Bob McGinn

Cheers!

How to Get the Most Out of Wine Events

Wine columnist Bob McGinn shares his top sip tips.

11/26/2019 By Bob McGinn

Pair well

How to Pick the Perfect Wine to Drink on Thanksgiving

There's no need to stress if you're tasked with selecting wine for the big meal.

11/12/2019 By Bob McGinn

Au naturale

What Are Biodynamic Wines?

A primer on a winemaking trend that has become a hit in big cities.

10/28/2019 By Bob McGinn

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Wine 101: What You Need to Know About Sulfites

Wine expert Bob McGinn dispels three common myths.

10/15/2019 By Bob McGinn

Wine Time

Want to Join a Wine Club? Here's What You Need to Know

You’ll learn about wines and make friends.

09/12/2019 By Bob McGinn