Tracy Byrnes

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Once strictly for the rich and famous, wine cellars are popping up in homes across all income levels. Thanks to America’s love of wine and the web, the ease of acquiring wines -- and as a result, showing them off...
Thankfully Cyber Monday is not just for parents looking to score that silly Tickle Me Elmo for their kids anymore. These days, wine lovers get to participate, too. So click here to find some great wine deals. And check out Wine Kloud all year long.  The...
May God Bless you and your family on Thanksgiving and always!!  I am so thankful for all of you who have supported me through this process. Now follow the rules! Cent'Anni!! Subscribe to my free podcast. Get it on AudioBoom |...


Regardless of what you are pouring on Thanksgiving (and I think you should pour something out-of-the-ordinary), I do think its nice to start the day with a bubbly.  It cleanses the palate, prepares it for the food to come and...
This time of year, people inevitably start asking for Thanksgiving Day wine suggestions. The typical answer is Pinot Noir or Cote du Rhone, a reasonably priced French blend, because both are easy-drinking and work great with food. Well, venture down...
So every November -- at one past midnight on the third Thursday of the month -- over a million cases of Beaujolais Nouveau are shipped throughout the world. It has become a marketing phenomena  -- thanks mainly to Georges DuBoeuf because he...


Two great winemakers, Joseph Carr and Rich Frank, created wines in honor of their fathers who served our country. So drink them yourself or give them to a vet you love. Either way, raise a glass to the men...
Great entrepreneurs are well aware they don’t know everything and, as a result, they surround themselves with smarter people. Well, if you are an entrepreneurial sommelier, volunteering to work the annual Wine Spectator Wine Experience at the Marriott Marquis in New...
I had the pleasure of going to the 2015 Wine Spectator Wine Experience this year -- I have written about this event many times before -- it the Superbowl for wine lovers. And I get its a hefty ticket, but...


One of the many things I love about the wine world is how it’s created an underground economy. Entrepreneurs have left their current jobs and poured their hearts and life savings into the wine world. From building wine cellars, to...