Champagne by Any Other Name

Most of us love Champagne. If not as something to drink on its own or with dinner, at least to toast to someone we know for their birthday, anniversary, graduation, new job, new home, new baby or any other celebratory occasion. And we all know what Champagne is. It’s that delicious wine with all those…

The Wine Advisor

Several years ago, I wrote wine columns for a series of websites that sold wine. I would answer questions that the customers of these sites would send me. The California ABC ruled that sites that did not own wine could not resell them under someone else’s license, and the entire project was shut down. I…