By Dan Berger The romantic view of wine is a scene so seductive that it takes on a life of its own: A classic 30-year-old bottle of a First Growth Bordeaux (many other archetypal wines can replace this rather mundane image), likely lying slightly … Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back … Continue reading “The Real World of Midweek Wine”
Sales of rosé wines seem to collapse in the fall, and part of the reason for this is that people tend to think of rosé as a classic example of what to drink in hot weather. Using that template, people’s thinking can go astray. When it turns cool, ros… Want to read more? If you’re already … Continue reading “Pink Surprises”
2015 Alquimista Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Mes Filles ($50): Greg La Follette, an Andre Tchelistcheff protégé and a visionary wine maker in his own right, is one of California’s finest wine stylists (which itself entails a story far too compli… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login here. If … Continue reading “Tasting Notes”
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