• How to learn about wine

    Learning about wine is these days a fun, flexible and convenient experience. There are a range of wine classes available for all levels that can be done from the comfort of your living room through online wine classes, or in-person at events and tastings. And, the great thing about today’s wine education options is that…
  • English Sparkling Wine: Mark Oldman’s 10 Best

    To appreciate the zesty, minerally charms of English sparkling wine, you need not be an incurable anglophile. Climate change and an influx of winemaking talent into southern England has enabled the crafting of world-class sparkling wine, with the best versions even rivaling those of Champagne. Mark Oldman has toured the wineries of Southern England extensively…
  • Secrets of Chardonnay

    Mark Oldman
    If any wine embodies a “big,” almost Texan spirit, it is the richer style of California Chardonnay: big weight, big alcohol, and big hints of tropical fruit and oak. But lighter and less oaky styles exist, both in California and especially in its spiritual homeland, the Burgundy region of France.