My Favorite wine, Sept. 26, 2018

2015 Domaine Bertagna Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits ‘Les Dames Huguettes’ Burgundy, FR Regular Price $37.99 Sale Price $29.99 There’s Pinot Noir; and then there’s Burgundy. Pinot Noir is grown around the globe these days, and some of it is very good. Many of those Pinot Noirs, from California or Oregon or New Zealand, aspire[…]

Tasting notes, Sept.22, 2018: Mutts & Merlot

Château Les Arromans, Entre-deux-Mers 2016 Regular price: $14.99 Sale Price: $11.99 This blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon is classic white Bordeaux; fresh, round, clean and refreshing. Citrus, floral and honey aromas waft from the glass, and lead into a firmly structured mid-palate and a crisp finish. Jean-Luc Mader Riesling, Alsace 2016 Regular Price $22.99[…]

Local Schmocal

Perhaps you’ve heard, now all fifty states are producing wine. (Silence) I’m not trying to be mean. I’m sure that there are quite a few interesting, well made, and smartly priced wines coming from Idaho, Arkansas and Ohio (among other places). And I’m quite sure that the owners of these wineries are well-meaning souls, pillars[…]

My Favorite wine…Sept. 19, 2018

2014 Joseph Faiveley Bourgogne Aligoté Burgundy, FR Regular Price $24.99 Sale Price $19.99 Once upon a time, farmers grew the grapes that their grandparents and great-grandparents grew before them. Those grapes were made into wine that were largely the same as the wines that their grandparents and great-grandparents made and those wine were traded or[…]

Tasting notes; Tequila, Sept. 8, 2018

Tequila Gran Agave Blanco Regular price: $20.99 Sale Price: $18.99 Everyday tequila priced, with better-than-everyday tequila flavors. Hints of cinnamon and wildflower honey. Great in a cocktail, easy to sip Tapatio Blanco Tequila Regular Price $44.99 Sale price $39.99 A distinct step up, smooth and clean with dill and citrus and no burn. A great[…]