Welcome to Anything But Cabernet

Welcome to Anything But Cabernet!   OK, we admit it:  We do love Cabernet Sauvignon.  BUT, it already gets all the airplay it needs.  Right?

Anything But Cabernet  is a tongue & cheek, purposely fun place to talk about all things wine,  but with an emphasis on a range of red varietals.  

AnythingButCabernet.com has a growing collection of articles and resources. We have also partnered with Amazon.com and Wine.com to bring to our readers what we think is best of class wine stuff.  Our resource section features bottles that you'll certainly enjoy, and the Amazon ABC Best of Class Shoppe includes sweet deals on Riedel glassware, Chateau Laguiole, and also great wine books we've enjoyed.  We also have a bulletin board for your comments & recent reviews.   Visit our Wine Articles section for great advice, or look through our Wine Resources section for extended information.

We also have built-in a daily Wine News update. Scroll down to the bottom of this page every day for a one-stop snapshot of what is going on today in the wine world. 

Newest Wine Articles Vault Article. Wine Tasting - Five Tips for Wine Tasting Room Etiquette
Newest Wine Articles Vault Article. First time wine tasters may be a little confused when first entering the tasting room. While wine tastings should be a casual affair, there is a set of rules to follow. Read the five tips below carefully t...
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