Vermouth is perhaps the most misinterpreted beverage in the United States. In its present form, the fortified wine has been around since the mid 18th century, when it was created in Turin, Italy, as an aperitif with medicinal effects.
The owners of vineyards sometimes exhibit personalities every bit as faceted as their wines.
Since producing the world’s first commercially available absinthe in the early 19th century, Pernod has become practically synonymous with
The Mondavi family’s winemaking legacy began in 1943, when Rosa and Cesare Mondavi purchased the Charles Krug winery.
In no field of endeavor is the friction between tradition and innovation more evident than in the making of fine wine; and no label presid