David White

David posted 23 stories to Courier-Herald.
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Tony Terlato is betting on Millennials | White’s Wines

"When I was in college, we drank beer. When my sons were in college, they drank draft beer. But when my granddaughter was in college, she'd get together with five girls, go out to a restaurant, and they'd each put $10 toward a $60 bottle of wine."

  • Jun 24th, 2014 7:14pm

Virginia Rising | David White

"I don't understand why the D.C. public doesn't realize its Sonoma and Napa is just a day's drive. It's an easy, straight shot out of the city, and there are incredible wines," exclaimed Sebastian Zutant, the co-owner of The Red Hen, a popular restaurant in the nation's capital known for its serious yet quirky wine list.

  • May 29th, 2014 7:38pm

Drinking wine in bourbon country | David White

For two minutes each May, the world turns its attention to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby.

  • Apr 30th, 2014 8:51pm

Comic Books and Thoroughbreds, Inspired by Wine | David White

Outside the Bay Area, few wine enthusiasts realize that California's wine scene is incredibly welcoming.

  • Apr 16th, 2014 3:57pm

America’s Unquenchable Thirst for Wine and Exploration | David White

"The wine world is a big, fabulously diverse place, and arguably the greatest pleasure that oenophilia offers is the pleasure of discovery -- of finding new grapes, regions, and wines."

  • Mar 15th, 2014 7:48pm

In 2014, drink something old and something new | David White

January is the perfect time to reflect on the previous year and make resolutions for the new one. For those of us who take wine seriously, it's smart to include wine in our New Year's resolutions.

  • Jan 12th, 2014 4:30am

For value, avoid the familiar wines | David White

With 2014 just a few weeks away, holiday party season is in full swing. So hosts everywhere are assembling menus, fretting about guest lists, and blowing their budgets on decorations. Fortunately, selecting wines doesn't have to be stressful or expensive.

  • Dec 28th, 2013 8:18pm

A Consumer revolution in wine | David White

"This democratization of wine is great," asserted Jancis Robinson, one of the world's leading wine authorities, over coffee one recent morning.

  • Nov 4th, 2013 1:16am

Wondering what to drink? Ask a winemaker | David White

Imagine if BMW's design chief admitted that Ford produces some of his favorite cars. Or if the CEO of Coca-Cola confessed that every now and then, he craves a Pepsi.

  • Oct 1st, 2013 5:04pm

Cru Beaujolais: Fresh, vibrant, and perfect for early fall | David White

All wines are appropriate for all seasons. There's nothing wrong with enjoying a simple white or crisp rosé in the winter, and big reds work all year long.

  • Sep 22nd, 2013 8:47pm

“Somm” captivates viewers with wine evaluation | David White

"Wine one is a white wine. It's clear, star-bright, and there's no evidence of gas or flocculation."

  • Aug 19th, 2013 12:17am

Riesling: Oregon’s Best Kept Secret | David White

If you play word association with a wine enthusiast and throw out the word "Oregon," chances are pretty high that the response will be "Pinot Noir."

  • Jul 28th, 2013 1:10am

Travel in a Bottle | David White

Now that Independence Day is behind us, the summer is in full swing. Barbeques, hikes, and lazy days at the pool abound. And most of us are itching to leave town -- eager to spend some time away from work, escaping from it all.

  • Jul 14th, 2013 10:28pm

Finally, a voice for wine consumers | David White

Today, more than 12,000 U.S. wine shops have a presence on the web. But just 14 states allow consumers to order wine from out-of-state retailers.

  • Jun 25th, 2013 4:31pm

A Beach Book for Wine Enthusiasts | David White

Rarely do wine enthusiasts have a summertime page-turner. There was Sideways, of course, the Pinot-drenched novel by Rex Pickett that became a blockbuster movie, but that hit bookstores nearly ten years ago.

  • Jun 3rd, 2013 3:42am

How wine criticism is changing | David White

Twice in the past three months, the wine world has been rocked by news from Robert Parker, the world's most famous wine critic.

  • Mar 11th, 2013 12:55am

An iron fist in a velvet glove | David White

Napa Valley accounts for less than 4 percent of America's total wine production. Yet it's the country's best-known wine region.

  • Nov 25th, 2012 2:33am

In praise of originality and trangeness | David White

Last week, nearly 400 wine writers gathered in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers' Conference.

  • Aug 27th, 2012 3:53am

To avoid the wine rut, embrace surprise | David White

Whether you're a veteran oenophile or a budding wine enthusiast, you've probably fallen into a wine rut at one point or another.

  • Aug 13th, 2012 3:10am

When the weather warms, keep wines cool | David White

Most of the nation is still recovering from a brutal heat wave that shattered thousands of records and forced millions to stay indoors and crank up the air conditioning.

  • Jul 15th, 2012 4:30am

Drink Local Wine | David White

Thirty-five years ago, a British wine merchant named Steven Spurrier organized a wine competition in Paris, where he pitted California's best Chardonnays and Cabernet Sauvignons against the best wines that France had to offer.

  • May 6th, 2012 4:57am

To learn is to taste wine | David White

Until five years ago, I assumed that wine fanatics were crazy. Sure, I enjoyed wine. But it was simply a drink -- a beverage to enjoy with dinner from time to time.

  • Apr 8th, 2012 11:15pm

Five Tips for Navigating a Wine List | David White

Even wine geeks are intimidated by the leather-bound tomes that so many restaurants hand out. When the wine list doesn't land on the table with a thud, patrons are still met with unrecognizable regions and producers. Plus, no matter where you dine or how much you know, prices can be senseless

  • Mar 19th, 2012 4:19am