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.

Popping the Cork on Champagne

Champagne actually has a "Day." This year, it was October 23.But really, everyday should be #ChampagneDay.

Bigger is Better: Large Format Bottles are Worth It

Size matters. Bigger really is better. Especially when it comes to wine.Bigger wine bottles – or...

The Superbowl for Wine Lovers

The Wine Spectator New York Wine Experience is essentially the Super Bowl for wine lovers.It’s a three-day wine extravaganza with 267 select wine makers...

Winery Whitehall Lane says Merlot is Back

Merlot is making a comeback, says Tom Leonardini II, second generation owner of the family run Whitehall Lane Winery & Vineyards.

Le Serre Nuove: A Quality Second Label

There is something so intimate about being invited into someone’s home and having him cook for you.

Shipping Wine – The 3 Precautions to Take

You’re having some business partners over for dinner this weekend and you decide to order some nice wine and have. Great...

The Banging 2010 Brunellos

The 2010 Brunellos are hitting the shelves of your favorite wine shop as you read this.And...

Choosing a Wine to Buy and Hold to Mark a Special Event

People often wonder what special bottle they should buy and hold to commemorate a big event.Now...

How Much Do You Tip for a Bottle of Wine?

There are still some great mysteries out there in our world.For instance:

How to Pick the Right Wine for Your Business Dinner

Picking the right bottle of wine at a business lunch or dinner has become almost as stressful as buying the appropriate...


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Some of my fondest memories are of my brother and I crammed into the back of my parents minivan, eyes glued out...

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Need some sizzle to light the fire in your sex life? Consider using food. Many types of food have a natural sensual...