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...

Ciao Bella!-Wine of the Week

Ze Becco, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2015 East of Tuscany on the Adriatic coast lies the province of Abruzzo. There they make an easygoing, well-priced, everyday wine called Montepulciano d’Abruzzo. In Italy this phrasing for wines always means the grape of the...

Veni, Vidi, Verdicchio–Wine of the Week

Ze Becco, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2015 Verdicchio (verr-dick-key-oh) is a wine region that lies in the foothills of the Apennines, Italy’s mountainous backbone, where it cuts east towards the Agean Sea. Verdicchio (vear-dik-key-oh) is also a grape of...

Loteta, Light Of My Life

Bodegas Picos, Campo di Borja “Loteta” 2015 – $10.99 Campo di Borja is a wine region in northwestern Spain that specializes in the Garnacha grape. It is the source of both the superstar value Borsao/Vinja Borgia line and the luxurious Alto Moncayos....

Rhône If You Want To

Grand Veneur, Cotes du Rhone Rosé Reserve 2016 – $13.99 (50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 20% Cinsault; Côtes du Rhône, France) Salmon-pink color, clear and brilliant. The nose is fruity and spicy, reminiscent of wild strawberry and fine Provençal spices. The palate is...