Getting to Know Champagne

Getting to Know Champagne

by Westgarth Wines May 29, 2020

Champagne is a wine rich in mystique—the process, the history, the big names, and...

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2019 En Primeur Update

2019 En Primeur Update

by Westgarth Wines May 25, 2020

The fate of the 2019 En Primeur campaign, uncertain until now due to Covid-19,...

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Wine and Alzheimers

Wine and Alzheimers

by Westgarth Wines May 20, 2020

In a time when we’d welcome both a spot of good news and an...

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The Jury Is In: 2010 Bordeaux Redux

The Jury Is In: 2010 Bordea...

by Westgarth Wines May 17, 2020

The 10 year on rescores for the 2010 vintage are now, largely complete. It’s...

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Introducing Somm Picks

Introducing Somm Picks

by Jackson Rohrbaugh May 13, 2020

I'm a sommelier based in Seattle, WA. I spent most of my sommelier career...

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Wine on Tap

Wine on Tap

by Westgarth Wines April 28, 2020

Ever wish you had red wine in your faucet? Worried that all the news...

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Burgundy Update

Burgundy Update

by Westgarth Wines April 24, 2020

There is a new Bourgogne appellation! It is the ‘Bourgogne Côte d’Or’ and while...

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Cabernet Sauvignon in the New World

Cabernet Sauvignon in the N...

by Westgarth Wines April 17, 2020

We’ve been diving into Cabernet Sauvignon: the characteristics of the grape, where it flourishes...

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New Rules

New Rules

by Westgarth Wines April 10, 2020

The New York Times delved into how the pandemic COVID-19 has affected our views...

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Grape School: Cabernet Sauvignon in the Old World

Grape School: Cabernet Sauv...

by Westgarth Wines April 07, 2020

Last week we talked about the basics of Cabernet Sauvignon--where it thrives, what it...

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Cabernet Sauvignon: The Essentials

Cabernet Sauvignon: The Ess...

by Westgarth Wines April 06, 2020

Over the coming few weeks we will take a deep dive into Cabernet Sauvignon,...

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A Small Bit of Good News From Italy

A Small Bit of Good News Fr...

by Westgarth Wines April 06, 2020

For all of us concerned about how our favorite wines from Italy are affected...

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