The Argentine Winemakers Shaping the Future of Malbec in the Uco Valley

Wine regions are like onions. Peel back the outer layer that represents the region as a whole, and you expose its subregions — Burgundy, for example, pares away into the Cote d’Or, Cote Chalonnaise, and Maconnais. Beneath this layer lie smaller communes, such as the Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits. Within communes are […]

We Asked 15 Beer Pros: How Will the Year in Beer Be Remembered? (2019)

In the beer world, the last 12 months held celebration, controversy, and success. Some stories made us smile, and others made us shake our heads. This year was one of brewery openings, closings, mergers, and acquisitions. Thousands of new beers were brewed; some contained no alcohol; some contained more pastries than a small bakery; some […]

Rockmill Brewery’s Matthew Barbee Doesn’t Think We Necessarily Need More IPAs

Before opening Rockmill Brewery in southeast Ohio in 2010, owner and brewer Matthew Barbee had other plans: to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps as a winemaker. A single bottle of Saison Dupont shared with friends over a meal changed his perception of beer, and his career path. “The server brought out this large-format bottle with […]

Ask Adam: Does Draft Beer Taste Better Than Canned or Bottled Beer?

Beer lovers have been arguing over whether beer tastes better on draft or in a bottle since what seems like the beginning of on-premise imbibing. It’s a common conception that beer on draft is better than liquid that’s been bottled or canned. But is that completely accurate? When it comes to perceived tastes, it seems […]

Ask Adam: Does Draft Beer Taste Better Than Canned or Bottled Beer?

Beer lovers have been arguing over whether beer tastes better on draft or in a bottle since what seems like the beginning of on-premise imbibing. It’s a common conception that beer on draft is better than liquid that’s been bottled or canned. But is that completely accurate? When it comes to perceived tastes, it seems […]