One of the best things about living in the world of wine is that there is always something new and exciting to discover.

And ‘change’ is always in the air!

The wine trade is always about “trends” – wine is fashion, after all. Just think – only a matter of decades ago, sweet German Riesling sold for much more money than the finest Champagne.

The trend now, according to both Wine Intelligence and the Wine Market Council, is that consumers are eager to discover wines from new and exciting regions in the world. Right now, the concept of “island wine” is cool.

You’ve probably already tasted Assyrtiko from Greece … … so now it’s time to make room for the hot new grape of 2016, the white Vermentino grape from the island of Sardinia… [ more… ]