Trampled Under Foot

Solms-Delta Chenin Blanc 2016 – $11.99 We were pleased to discover that the motto of the Solms-Delta Wine Farm is “Creating wine, music and hope.” In fact, this wine is nicknamed “Vastrap” (meaning “trample”) after the style of music which unites Khoesan...

Friday Night Tasting 3/3/17

MSWS Downtown 5-7:30 pm Patient Cottat Le Grand Caillou 2015 – $11.99 Tasting Price – $10.79 (100% Sauvignon Blanc; Loire, France) The best Sauvignon Blancs come from two appellations facing each other across France’s eastern Loire River. On one side,...

Mountains of the Moon

Andeluna “1300” Malbec 2016 – $14.99 It’s been a long time since we had any Andeluna wines in the store, but after tasting the new vintage of their Malbec, we might have to change that. Andeluna is named for both the Andes Mountains, whose...

What’s in a Name?

Alain Treille Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2015 – $10.99 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,...

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...