John Mahoney has some serious wine knowledge, and he's written a book about what he knows. New Jersey Monthly's Josh Friedland looks at his latest book, "Wine: The Source of Civilization" in which he argues that wine is "the catalyst that led to the birth of Western civilization. And really, who are we to argue with that?
The East Coast produces some quality wines (which is why I do this weekly news roundup), and Courtney Schiessl tells us about some age-worthy Long Island wines on Forbes.
“Anyone who says Maryland does not have good wines has not been to a Maryland winery recently,” is the opening sentence of Kate Masters feature for the Frederick-News Post on wine from Maryland. Her article that smartly recognizes that almost all East Coast wine started out from Ground 0 in the n the 1970s and ‘80s, explores the state's wine growing beginnings, conditions and regions.