The Magic of Rioja

Rioja has been Spain’s most well-known wine region for centuries, and grapevines have been cultivated there for more than 2,000 years. Yet despite that deep history—or…

Napa Valley Champions—and Challengers

Silver Oak, Opus One, The Prisoner, and Caymus: Ever since we started the Wine Access Unfiltered podcast in October, just about every one of our guests…

Wine Access Unfiltered

By Amanda McCrossin When I started the Wine Access Unfiltered Podcast with Vanessa Conlin, our goal wasn’t to be another “wine podcast.” We wanted to inspire…

Turning Up the Heat with Spiceology

Since we never get tired of whipping up exciting pairings, chef-driven Spiceology is a natural partner: The bold spice purveyor is slinging some fantastic flavor combos—spice…

Best Wine for Seafood

A refreshing glass of wine can complete a delicious fish meal—preferably enjoyed oceanside—but finding the best wine for seafood requires a delicate balance. While fish is…

Hot Weather Shipping Policy

Because wine is incredibly sensitive to temperature, we transport every offer in temperature-controlled vehicles, and check weather patterns constantly to ensure no bottle is ever left…

The Un-Marketing of Natural Wine

As Forbes would have it, natural or “clean” wines are the revolution we’ve all been waiting for—the most exciting and most responsible wines we could ever…

Making Meat-Free Pairings Make Sense

Foie gras and Sauternes, lamb and Syrah—one look at the quintessential food and wine pairings could make you think that eating meat is essential to enjoying…