It’s Good To Be The King–Wine of the Week

Bellevue, Cotes de Bordeaux-Castillon “Vieilles Vignes” 2015 Bordeaux is the once and future king of wine; unfortunately its price reflects its fame. So how can those of us who aren’t to the manor born afford this royal libation? Simple — move away from the communes...

Enchantment by the Sea–Wine of the Week

Coriole, Chenin Blanc McLaren Vale 2016 The most widely-planted white grape in South Africa is not the world leaders of Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio, but Chenin Blanc. They call it “Steen” and it has become an integral part of South African wine culture and...

Organica–Wine of the Week

Santa Julia Malbec Organica 2017 Sometimes in life you get more for less. Not often, but sometimes. This smashing Malbec is a ripe plushie of a wine. It is crafted from organically-farmed grapes by a winery that emphasizes energy conservation, wildlife preservation,...

We’re Number One!

Alain Jaume Tavel Rosé Le Cretace 2015 We’re Number One! (60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre ; Rhone, Tavel, France) “Tavel: Premiere Rose Tout de le Monde” declares the red neon sign on the roof of the Tavel coop in three foot tall letters....

Mosaic of Flavor

Indaba Mosaic 2016 – $10.99 Indaba wines come from the spectacularly picturesque Western Cape of South Africa, considered by many to be the most beautiful wine region in the world. Named after a Zulu word for a town meeting where everyone has a voice, the Indaba...