Category Archives: Industry News

Wine.com Nominated as Retailer of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine.com has just been honored with a nomination for Top Retailer of the Year by Wine Enthusiast magazine. We’re quite excited by this honor, especially since we’re the only online retailer recognized. 

About the “of the year” awards:
“Each year, the editors of Wine Enthusiast Magazine honor outstanding achievement in … More

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Virginia wines and more

One month ago, I spent 4 days in the balmy, thick air of Charlottesville, VA. The Wine Bloggers Conference of 2011 was held in this lovely city (home of my alma mater) on quite possibly the worst weekend possible.  The 110+ temperatures on Friday were the hottest in over 11 years we were later told. Sadly, … More

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Oregon Pinot Camp 2011

I am still recovering from Oregon Pinot Camp 2011, which is the reason for my delayed blog post!  Each June, for the past eleven years, fifty wineries in the Willamette Valley host 250 “campers” for a three-day intensive on Oregon wines, particularly Pinot Noir, from dirt to glass.  The campers … More

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Louis Roederer’s Cristal for 96% off?

Picture it:  You are shopping for a bit of sparkling wine for a weekend picnic with your peppy puggle, Hector, and a group of your best friends. All of a sudden you see a bottle of $7.99 Cava with 91 points from Wine and Spirits and a handful of great customer … More

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Women and Wine

It’s National Women’s History Month! And today is actually the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day! What better way to celebrate than by sharing some fun facts and stories on women in the wine industry. Women do make up over 50% of the country’s wine drinkers and purchasers, after all, … More

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