Tracy Byrnes Archive
Published December 16, 2011
Wine With Me: Winemakers are getting creative to keep their businesses lucrative, and this winemaker is trying two different angles: patriotism and parties.
Published December 02, 2011
Wine With Me: Everyone has that hard-to-shop-for person on their holiday gift list. So why not consider a nice bottle of wine?
Published November 23, 2011
Wine With Me: When it comes to Thanksgiving, the meal is about the food, not the wine. But a good pairing couldn't hurt things, especially surviving a long-winded conversation with your great aunt.
Published November 18, 2011
The third Thursday of November is the annual uncorking of the Beaujolais Nouveau--aptly dubbed "Nouveau Day.”Under French law, the wine can only be released to the public at 12:01 a.m. on this day, just weeks after the wine's grapes have been harvested.
Published November 04, 2011
Wine With Me: From the packaging to the wine itself, FLASQ wines are made using 100% American-made products and can be taken anywhere without the fear of spilling. Think of how much more fun PTA meetings just got.
Published October 28, 2011
Wine With Me: Walking into a wine store can make anyone nauseous with all the different regions, grapes, producers and styles..it can make your head spin. And all you really want to know is what wine will go with your dinner that night.
Published October 24, 2011
Wine With Me: For some of us, wine is about family. And that is certainly the case for the Antinori family: They have been in the wine business for more than 600 years, creating 26 generations of winemakers.
Published October 14, 2011
Wine With Me: Until a few years ago, you couldn’t really get good wines in a half bottle. But thankfully, things have changed.
Published October 07, 2011
Wine With Me: Auction sites allow wine enthusiast to 'trade' wine much like a share of Apple--and it’s a hot and lucrative trend.
Published September 30, 2011
Wine With Me: The idea of making your own wine is intriguing, until you recall that famous "I Love Lucy" episode. Luckily, Crushpad is letting consumers make their own wine without ever having to get grapes in their toes.