“Wine Women is about all of us forming networks, building relationships and cracking the proverbial glass ceiling,” said Christine Mueller, Wine Women President, greeting the gathering of two dozen women at the beautiful Raymond Vineyards. In the two years since Wine Women was founded, it has expanded membership to 150 people, established seven professional development …

With a familiar wine, it is easy to detect an off-smell or a funky taste. Winemakers always notice something unusual about their own wines, as do most tasting room hosts. With an unfamiliar wine, it is not always so easy. My husband and I love trying new wines, and on a good number of occasions …