The Loire Valley in France offers languid riverside paths for walking and cycling, storybook castles for exploring and staying, forests for hunting deer and mushrooms, gravelly shoreline and hillside vineyards for wine grape growing, deep limestone caves for living, staying, and storing wine, plus lush fields for cultivating vegetables and raising livestock. Continue reading
Do you have a favorite little known and under appreciated region in Europe– a region that could use more attention and love? Continue reading
April is Earth Month, so each April here on Wine Predator we try to turn our attention to wines that pay attention to the triple bottom line: planet, people, AND profit. That’s typically organic and biodynamic wines, and we’ve also discussed the different and somewhat confusing plethora of certifications amid concerns of greenwashing.
One way that people are trying to save a buck AND the planet is by Continue reading
I remember the first time I met Barbera.
I was a young, poor college student living and going to school in the Bay Area. Continue reading
How does $10k a month, free rent, free wine, and a chance to tackle your dream job in the wine industry sound? Too good to be true?
Twelve years ago, Queensland Australia pitched a contest to hire someone for “The Best Job In the World.” Dozens of friends encouraged me to go for it, so I did– Continue reading