Top Five Wine Trends of 2020

Top Five Wine Trends of 2020

We're breaking down the top five wine trends of 2020. From the coasts of Sicily and Greece to a top Burgundy vintage, from the west coast to the stellar Brunello 2016s--here's what we learned and what to look out for.
Jeff Patten
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Barolo Buying Guide

Barolo Buying Guide

After our tour of all the Barolo villages, it's time to get down to the business of buying the best Barolo. We've compiled a few lists, here, with all the producers you need to know to get your cellar stocked.
Jeff Patten
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Barolo Breakdown, Part 7: The Other Barolo Villages

Barolo Breakdown, Part 7: The Other Barolo Villages

One of these villages has one of the hottest, most sought after producers of today, Burlotto. Another has a very exciting producer making some very special wines, Elvio Cogno. And there are definitely other secrets to unearth, so read on!

 

Jeff Patten
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The Barolo Breakdown, Part 6: Serralunga d’Alba

The Barolo Breakdown, Part 6: Serralunga d’Alba

Serralunga is the only village that is more Barolo than Barolo itself. 

Barolo, the DOC, may get its name from Barolo, the village, but the essence of Barolo – its power, its structure, its nuance, its cherry fruit, its aromas – is found more in Serralunga than anywhere else. 

Jeff Patten
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Flatiron's Guide to Barolo

Flatiron's Guide to Barolo

We’re going to take you through the story of why Barolo is so special, and how and why it is that the world finally figured that out.

Then we’re going to treat it just like Burgundy by touring all of Barolo’s villages, highlighting what is special about each of them.

We’ll talk about all the important Crus and producers, and of courses there will be plenty of specific buying recommendations along the way. 

Jeff Patten
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Can You Age Beaujolais?

Can You Age Beaujolais?

Beaujolais is delicious on release but the best Beaujolais, especially from the top Beaujolais Crus, age beautifully and should be a part of any reasonably priced cellar. Here's why...
Jeff Patten
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Our 2020 Holiday Guides are Here!

Our 2020 Holiday Guides are Here!

This list will make your shopping much easier and much more enjoyable! Check everyone off your list in one go! 
Maggie Scudder
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The Women of Beaujolais

The Women of Beaujolais

Mee Godard, Anne Sophie Dubois, Camille Lapierre: many of the top names in Beaujolais today are women. That wasn’t true even twenty years ago in Beaujolais, and it isn’t true today in many regions. 
Flatiron Wines Staff
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(Beaujolais) Nouveau 2020 is here!

(Beaujolais) Nouveau 2020 is here!

Beaujolais Nouveau was the first wine of its type to achieve international fame. And it's not just marketing: Beaujolais wines tend be so festive, so tasty, so gluggable, there almost couldn't be a better wine to celebrate a harvest.
Joshua Cohen
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A Guide to the 10 Crus of Beaujolais

A Guide to the 10 Crus of Beaujolais

This Guide to the 10 Crus of Beaujolais is just a quick introduction and round-up. Throughout this post, we've linked to our more detailed blog posts on each Cru. But for now we hope this helps you on your exploration through the wonderful world of the 10 Crus of Beaujolais.
Jeff Patten
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Sparkling Wines from Eric Asimov's NY Times "Wine School"

Sparkling Wines from Eric Asimov's NY Times "Wine School"

NY Times Wine School: Click through to get Eric's sparklers at 15% off.
Joshua Cohen
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Flatiron's Guide to German Wine, Part 3: Looking Forward

Flatiron's Guide to German Wine, Part 3: Looking Forward

The Germans have been making wine for centuries, but ​there has never been a better time to jump in and discover the magic this country has to offer
Clara Dalzell
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