Sorry I’ve been so quiet lately — work has been getting the better of me. I should have more time to post in the next few weeks. In the meantime, happy Bastille Day! Here are a few of the French wines I’ve tasted recently:
“Les Pierres Fines” Morgon (Appellation Morgon Controlee) Red Table Wine (Louis Verge) [...]
I make no secret of my dislike of California chardonnay, or at least the oaky butter bombs that have come to represent that term. Perhaps because of that, it took me a while to warm to the state’s sauvignon blancs, which could not be more different — in a good way.
I have long been a [...]
SNOB Wine Bar has biweekly tastings centered on a country or region. This week’s was unusual enough that I made sure I had the evening off so I could attend: Austria’s Gruner Veltliner. It’s rare to see this wine on a by-the-glass list, let alone at a tasting. I’m happy to say it surprised me; [...]