Tracy Byrnes

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The wine world is exploding. So many cool things are happening but to get a real sense of what to expect in 2016, I reached out to the pros to see what they think...
While I think the world would be a better place if more people had a glass of wine everyday, it might actually be healthier too. Because there may really be some beneficial medical reasons to having a daily glass of wine. Now,...
It's that time of year again.  Everyone makes these big resolutions and I often worry that we then set ourselves up for failure and disappointment because we create these unobtainable goals in our head. So here at Wine on the Street we...


So many people struggle when talking to a sommelier. They clam up and offer one-word answers, afraid they’re going to sound amateur. But remember -- if you were a pro, you'd be the somm. So drop your inhibitions. Sommeliers these...
The wine lovers in your life are the easiest people to buy for because you just have to hand them a bottle and they’re happy. But get creative. There are some great gift ideas out there for wine people these...
I got a great Twitter question that I wanted to share. ‏@ajbsales Tracy, I'm becoming more of a Malbec fan as of late...any suggestions on a moderately priced Malbec?? And I asked him his price range and he followed up with: ‏@ajbsales Let's...


Can you recommend a great Cabernet Sauvignon under $30?   Might be the question I get asked the most. Because let's face it, the mighty King Cab can get pretty darn expensive. Thankfully, there are plenty of fabulous, undervalued cabernets out there.  And...
The wine world is filled with entrepreneurs. But if pressed to pick one that has truly changed Napa Valley, no one would argue the name Robert Mondavi. He was an innovator, brilliant marketer and champion, not only for his own wines,...
December 4 is Cabernet Franc.  And In honor of that day, I thought we should talk about the grape that fathered the infamous Cabernet Sauvignon.  (Yep hanky panky with Sauvignon Blanc and out came Cabernet Sauvignon). So I reached out...


It’s clearly fall here in the Northeast. And while I hate the cold, I love football tailgate parties and Thanksgiving—and all the fabulous red wines that have been tucked away all summer. Here’s a look at some affordable wines...