Tag: Bordeaux

2008 Star Lane Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Ynez Valley

There are those in the wine world who seek out (and often pay for) the best possible advice they can

Lang & Reed Wine Company, Napa: Current Releases

All of us wine lovers inevitably discover, in the course of our explorations, our own secret wineries. These are the

All That Grand Cru Wine is not Worthless After All

In the real olden days, grape farmers had to deal with plagues of locusts, rampaging armies, and all manner of

Kapcsándy Family Winery, Napa: Current Releases

Napa has a way of turning modest dreams into major productions. Lou Kapcsándy and his wife Bobbie decided to retire

2005 Gargiulo Vineyards “G Major Seven Study – 575 OVX Vineyard” Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville, Napa

There’s something really cool about seeing a young winery start to hit its stride. I’ve only seen a few newborn

Breaking Wine News: Bordeaux’s Cos d’Estournel Buys Napa’s Chateau Montelena

To those of you in the wine world paying attention to the dollar’s stomach churning lows against the Euro, this

Vérité Wines, Sonoma: Current Releases

Formulaic is an adjective that is often leveled at some of California’s top boutique wines and their winemaking. As if

Grand Jury Cru: Part Deux

I wrote a post over a year ago entitled Grand Jury Cru, which described the unfortunate plight of the wineries

The Myth of the Monolithic Wine Palate

If you have more than a passing interest in wine, you’ve no doubt heard some form of this common complaint: