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...

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...