Report #39 -
The World of Grenache
The Grenache grape makes delicious wines, mostly blended but also single varietal. In this report we discuss the challenges of working with this grape and search the world over for the very best varietals and blends we can find—from France, Spain, Australia, California and Washington State. We provide evaluations of over 350 wines.
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The Wines of Montefalco
Montefalco is a small region located in Italy's Umbria region. But it's home to the indigenous Sagrantino grape. Producers have learned to handle its firm tannins and are now making very flavorful, complex and rich wines. We introduce Montefalco and review the Rossos and Sagrantinos di Montefalco of several outstanding producers.
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Report #40 -
Consumer's Guide to Rosé Champagne and Sparkling Wines
With the Holidays approaching, it's the perfect time to celebrate with a festive, sparkling rosé. We provide a buyer's guide to 150 of the best rosé Champagnes and sparkling rosés from around the world—Champagne and Crémants from France, Cava from Spain, Franciacorta and Prosecco from Italy, Cap Classique from South Africa, and the delicious sparklers from California and elsewhere.
Report #38 -
The Wines of Washington State
In 1970 Washington had just half a dozen commercial wineries; today it has almost 800 with 13 different AVAs. We traveled there to get to know the state's famous vineyards. meet its talented winemakers, and taste over 500 wines.
Wine & Food
Bulgariana wines paired with Chef Archambault's superb cuisine.
Grenache is an exciting food wine. Enjoy these superb pairings.
A 1977-2009 vertical paired with Jose Andrés' celestial food.
Great ideas for pairing Sicilian Wine and Food
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