About Tracy Byrnes

Tracy Byrnes has what many might call a dream gig, matching a career as an experienced and well-respected business journalist with her passion for wine.

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wine lover gifts
September 15, 2023
For those that are struggling to find the perfect wine lover gift can relax, as these are some of the best options to choose from.
Great Wines for Easter Sunday Dinner
April 5, 2022
When cooking for friends and family on Easter Sunday, wine pairings can get confusing. Don’t get stressed, try out these great options.
march madness
March 15, 2018
I’m not a basketball fan. I have no interest in going to a game, playing with my kids in the
Go Green! On St. Patrick's Day and Everyday!
March 9, 2018
Saving the Earth is not an option. And winemakers know that.  You can’t make a great bottle of wine without
My Conversation with Ovid Winemaker Austin Peterson
April 24, 2017
I had such a great conversation with Austin Peterson, winemaker at Ovid Vineyards. He’s super young, super intelligent and is making
Host a Wine Tasting -- It's Simple and So Fun!
April 8, 2017
Hosting a wine tastings can be fun, easy and inexpensive.
wine tasting
April 3, 2017
First Up is See This is a long, but good one about wine tasting. Feel free to print it and
Private Label Wine: The Secret Inside
March 27, 2017
Ever wonder how private label wine is made? We went to Gary’s wine Gary’s Wine & Marketplace in Wayne, NJ, to
Great French Reds for the Summer
September 2, 2016
So I recorded a podcast in honor of Bastille Day.  And then the unthinkable happened — terrorists attacked the city
Perfect Beach Wines
July 30, 2016
3 great white wines for the beach
July 1, 2016
Prosecco comes from the northeast region of Italy – the Veneto and Friuli areas. It got its name from the village of – you guessed it – Prosecco, located…
Screwtop Wines Are Here To Stay -- So Drink 'Em!
May 29, 2016
You can no longer eschew a screwtop. Granted, there was a time when it was associated with the supermarket jug wine.
BBQ wines
May 23, 2016
Its BBQ season. Because everything tastes better on the grill. While you’re busy trying to decide on the menu, don’t let picking a wine stress you out.
Here's Some Homework: Taste 3 Sauvignon Blancs From 3 Different Countries
May 4, 2016
Happy Sauvignon Blanc Day…again. Truth is — we can’t figure out when the exact holiday is and quite frankly, we
20 and Under: Pio Cesare Barbera d’Alba
April 30, 2016
Pio Cesare Barbera d’Alba, Piedmont, Italy 2013 ($20) You may know the Pio Cesare winery because they make some really
st. supery
April 21, 2016
St. Supéry Estate Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley 2015 ($18) It’s one of my favorite Sauvignon Blancs.  Like ever. Pour a
Start Exploring Spanish Wines
April 19, 2016
Try some Spanish wines. They’re great and still fairly valued. Tempranillo is the indigenous grape and “Gran Riserva” wines have been aged the longest
April 18, 2016
Looking for a great bottle $20 and under? Consider E.Guigal Cotes du Rhone
$20 or Less: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragone Rosso di Montalcino
April 17, 2016
Great wines for $20 or under
amanti vino
March 15, 2016
While we all love the convenience of ordering wine online, there is still something so fabulous about walking into a great
Fabulous Under-The-Radar Italian Wines That Won't Hurt Your Wallet
March 12, 2016
Everyone knows I love discovering new wines…and new grapes …and new stories. So I went back to Zachys wine shop in Scarsdale, NY,
Is it Worth the Money to Buy Wine at Premiere Auction Napa Valley? One of its Biggest Buyers Says Absolutely!
March 1, 2016
Going to Premiere Napa Valley this year for the first time was such an amazing experience for me: I spent three days
February 26, 2016
You know that bottle you’ve been holding for a special occasion? Well the time has come. This Saturday is Open
napa valley
February 23, 2016
I had the great pleasure of going out to Napa for the Premier Napa Valley Barrel Auction. The event is