JvB UnCorked is an honest, hopefully fun, and from-the-heart perspective on wine that serves the entire wine community- everyone from the novices, every day wine drinkers, oenophiles and somms to the growers, makers, distributors and shops. Jim van Bergen is the author of the blog.
I love drinking Syrah in the wintertime. So it was no surprise to me that I had held on to a sample from Markus Wine Company and ‘found’ it months later, not where I’d expect it with my tasting queue, but rather hidden within my rack of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and similar Rhône delicacies. It made me […]
Having a cellar is a double-edged sword. I love having wines to cherish, wines to age, wines to hold for the future. But there is also a downside. Sometimes I hold a wine for too long. I have wines from the 80’s that are past their prime, but I love to drink them […]
It’s that time of year. No, not the Christmas music I’m already hearing. It’s time to prep for Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is one of the holidays that made me start this blog so many years ago. It was the time of year in which I’d get email after email, phone call after phone call asking […]
I kept putting off my post about my visits to Owen Roe Winery. Partially I must admit, a tiny part of me wanted to keep them a secret, like something precious and highly valued that only when you’re ready, you share with your closest confidant. And part of me is a little anxious to see […]