Wine Sold in Cartons?

Wine drinkers are loathe to consider drinking their favorite vintage out of anything other than glass. There are some aficionados who wouldn’t be caught dead drinking a fine merlot out of a plastic cup. Sales of boxed wine are always fairly strong, but these wines are often considered to be cheaper or of lesser quality. […]

The United States Wine Industry

The international wine industry is expected to garner over $292 billion this year. That will bring the market volume up to 22.1 billion liters, a 3.5% increase in the last five years. The European Union is still the leading contributor to the wine market, controlling 75% of shares.   That being said, Kriter Patriarche is […]

Generation Y? More Like Generation Wine

As it turns out, Millennials are drinking nearly six times as much wine as Americans 82 and over (the WWII generation). Which is a great sign for the wine industry, as we’re fostering a consumer base that hopefully will remain loyal for the rest of their lives.   Last year alone Americans consumed 297 million […]

The Life of an Expert Winemaker

The life of an expert winemaker often looks like it was ripped from the pages of an adventure novel. Traveling to far-flung lands in search of the perfect ingredients brings a winemaker to the furthest corners of our globe. A close knowledge of grapes and barrel wood also requires an intimate relationship with the land. […]

Counterfeit Wine and the Holiday Season

This could very well be in the season of wine. Between Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve, many Americas across the nation will be consuming large amounts of vino. Whether it is a wholesome family dinner or romantic date with your loved one, chances are you’ll be drinking wine. At Su Vino Winery, we know […]

Wine-growing, climate change and Scottsdale AZ

The climate is changing. The environment is transforming before our very eyes. Although there will always be a heated debate concerning climate change, we must consider the possibility that something dire is happening. If recent erratic storms are any indication, we should prepare ourselves for the worst. While not as significant as other effects, climate […]

Spring-cleaning and your bottles of wine?

Spring has arrived to raucous cheers. Many people either are in the midst of spring cleanings or will be in the coming weeks. Did you know that you should also clean out your caches of champagne and wine in the spring? Look at your bottles of wine. How do they look? Do they look battered? […]