What’s in a Name?

Alain Treille Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2015 Muscadet gets no respect. An undervalued dry white, it’s usually mistaken for the sweet Muscat due to the similarity of the name. It could not be more different. Hailing from the mouth of the Loire River, Muscadet is a...

You Can Gdańsk If You Want To

Devils Backbone Danzig Devils Backbone (a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch) is known for their lagers. Thus it’s no surprise to see them brewing a Baltic style Porter, the Porter that is often a lager and not an ale. A whole load of malts come together for this lager...

Uptown Saturday Wine Tasting

DISCOVER Delicioso Vini l’Italiano et Bon Vin de la France Uptown, 2-5 pm, Saturday 18 February 2017  With Dave Jone of Downey Selections FEATURING Azienda Viniviticola Orsolani, Erbaluce di Caluso 2015 (100% Erbaluce; Piedmont, Italy) Michel Chapoutier, Les...

Friday Night Tasting 2/16

MSWS Downtown 5-7:30 pm Chateau de Fontenille Entre-deux-Mers 2016 – $13.99 Tasting price – $12.59 (40% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Sauvignon gris, 20% Sémillon, 20% Muscadelle; Bordeaux, France) “The vines of Château de Fontenille have flourished on gravel...

As You Like It

di Lenardo Ribolla Gialla “Comemivuoi” 2014 Nestled in the foothills of the Italian Alps, in the wine region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, lies Massimo di Lenardo’s family winery. All di Lenardo wines are given nicknames, like their “Gossip” Pinot Grigio and the...