Category Archives: wine

How This Sommelier Pairs Cannabis with Wine and Cuisine

When I rolled up at a stately purple Victorian whose address I’d only received hours before, Jamie Evans—better known as “the Herb Somm”—was waiting to greet me with warmth and charm. A vivacious oenophile and expert in Old World vintages, Evans is actively translating the language of tastings and terroir from the established wine field […]

Francis Ford Coppola is Starting a Lifestyle Cannabis Brand

The legendary, multi-award winning director, producer, screenwriter, and composer Francis Ford Coppola is starting a lifestyle cannabis brand. Already an accomplished vintner, Coppola is using brand awareness from his wines to introduce his “Grower’s Series,” a limited edition, collectible set of three cannabis strains hand-curated by Coppola himself. Partnering with local Humboldt county growers, Coppola’s […]

The World’s Biggest Wine Buyer Dips into Cannabis in Canada

The world’s biggest buyer of wine is the government of Ontario, and with the legalization of cannabis just one week away, they may become the largest wholesale buyer of the herb as well.  Especially since recreational consumption is expected to be over twice the amount of GW Pharmaceuticals’ current global export for medical cannabis. Licensed […]