Monthly Archives: October 2011

Top to Bottom, A Favorite Spanish Wine Portfolio

I can count on one hand the number of wine importers whose entire catalogs of wine impress from top to bottom. Ole Imports,  a Spanish wine importer, is one of them. Ole does an incredible job of finding producers throughout … Continue reading

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Big Vine Chardonnay – Richness without Oak

California Chardonnay is known for its toasty richness and creaminess. While the toasty richness tends to come from time in oak barrels, the creaminess can typically be attributed to a secondary fermentation (malolactic fermentation) that often trades crisp acidity for … Continue reading

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