The California Wine Club - Discovering Artisan Wines Since 1990
Aging wine is not necessary, but if you have the space and proper conditions a properly-aged wine will yield great returns not available anywhere else. Note, despite the tomes written about wine as an investment, my reference to "returns" are limited to those of a sensory nature...
Off-the-Beaten-Path White Wine Varieties
If you've found that you're growing tired of drinking the same white wines (such as Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, or Sauvignon Blanc) over and over again, it's time to end the wine doldrums. Here are a few white wine varieties that don't get a lot of time in the spotlight, but are well worth a search, and are just waiting for you to discover their charms.