The Big 5

Although I still have a long path to travel to taste and experience the other 46 states, I often wonder what state will move into the highly sought after 5th spot behind the big 4? I continue to read more and more about the growing wine industries in Virginia, Arizona, and Ohio. Perhaps Michigan, Texas,Read more

Drink Local Wine

Today I stumbled upon DrinkLocalWine.com, an Internet writers project, highlighting the growth of local wines throughout the United States and Canada. Come to find out, it’s an effort between two well respected wine writers in the industry, Dave McIntyre of the Washington Post and Jeff Siegel of The Wine Curmudgeon. Last year, they came upRead more

Wines ‘Til Sold Out

I wanted to take a quick break and talk about a new website I recently stumbled upon, Wines ‘Til Sold Out. Although this is a blog primarily focused on the other 46 states, I also plan on sharing great websites, blogs, and books focused on the wine industry. Sites like CellarTracker, Wine Library TV, andRead more

Think Globally, Drink Locally

Welcome to The Other 46. The Other 46 is a new blog and website dedicated to all of the states outside of the likes of California, Oregon, Washington, and New York, crafting world class wines. From my first visit to wineries in Northern Virginia, I along with many others, have fallen for these boutique wines.Read more