Wine Production

The Mondavi method to produce wine

WHEN, many years ago, I visited Robert Mondavi and his winery in California’s Napa Valley, the thing that impressed me most was Mondavi’s openness to new ideas and winemaking techniques, …

wine-tasting-premiere

Icebreakers And Tastemakers

LONGTIME readers of NATIONAL REVIEW will recognize the contest announced on the next page as a repetition of our very first contest ever, announced in the December 2, 1969, number …

Cru Beaujolais from Brouilly

Kosher dry

An interesting development in the gastronomic world is the emergence of kosher wines that are totally unlike the thick, sweet wines traditionally used by Jews on religious occasions. The new …

champaign

Wines, with and without

Champagne is all the rage now and sales are up and up; we can look forward to better versions of Italy’s most famous wine, Chianti; and a wine without alcohol–but …

Red Oak Wine History

Red Oak Wine History

Red Oak Winery was founded in 2002 on the unique idea of establishing a New England winery that uses 100% Californian grapes. The winery purchases its grapes from several Californian …

Red Oak Wines

Red Oak Wines

Red Oak wines are made with grapes from the various great valleys and regions of California. It’s unique fermentation and long aging process captures all the flavors and aromas that …