Enjoy the pleasures of the Wine Capital of the U.S. without ever leaving the East End!

 

In this episode of ?Wine 101,? Keith Beavers discusses the Judgment of Paris, a monumental event that changed American wine culture forever.

 

Should you make it to Napa Valley this summer, put Montelena on your itinerary.

 

Our look at the world's most searched-for Chardonnays reveals ? to no one's surprise ? a veritable Burgundy-fest. Read the latest wine news & features on wine-searcher

 

Spurrier hosted the Judgment of Paris, a blind tasting of Californian and French wines

 

The celebrated wine expert passed away earlier this month, but his legacy lives on through a shocking 1976 blind tasting in Paris

 

In what came to be called the Judgment of Paris, he arranged for California and French wines to be compared in a blind tasting. The verdict was a shocker.

 

Not all Cabernets are cellarworthy, so experts weigh in on whether you should wait to open your bottle.

 

2021 marks 45 years since The Judgement of Paris, and reveals a very different wine scene in Napa than years before.

 

Despite the trials of 2020 for the wine industry, there are still successes to report.