Last year, the United States downed roughly 1.3 million more bottles of vino than the French. That effectively pulls the U.S. into the lead as the world’s biggest consumer of wine.
This year, your inner oenophile deserves some attention. That includes a plan to seek out new wines from yet unexplored regions, staple wines to bring to dinner parties, wines that will impress in-laws (or potential in-laws) and some guidance on vintage wines you might have cellared—or have access to—that are ready to drink.
To help shed light on these tasks and more, we pegged Josh Phelps and Carlo Trinchero, two energetic movers and shakers from Napa Valley. Phelps and Trinchero make wines under their Taken Wine Co. label, and in the past year alone have been… keep reading on Liquor.com.
[This article first appeared on Liquor.com on March 27, 2015]