By Dan Berger If you haven’t visited Anderson Valley recently, this spring may be time for a visit. This small area of Mendocino County is relatively remote, but not hard to get to. It’s roughly two hours from San Francisco along well-engineere… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may … Continue reading “Alsace Varietals Shine”
I am occasionally asked what I think of the practice of joining wineries’ clubs, where consumers are shipped new releases regularly once or several times a year. My answer is almost always the same: It depends on which club suits the consumer best… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you … Continue reading “The Best Wine Club”
An article in a recent issue of Wines & Vines magazine on the largest grossing wineries in California (based on gross sales, not case production) indicated that one of the largest brands in America was also one of its fastest-growing. Apothic,… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login … Continue reading “Sweet Sells”
Those who prefer some bottle age to the exuberance of youth in their red wines have long wondered how long we should age them. I have long felt we all age Pinot too long. This may well have been a result of something bizarre happening, such as … Want to read more? If you’re already … Continue reading “Is it Time for Pinot Noir? (Or, why are we aging them?)”
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