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Category Archives: Wine
We love finding new wines for the shop and are particularly excited about a couple new ones coming tomorrow, January 13th 2012. Big Vine Pinot Noir Arroyo Grande 2009, $14.99 California’s Central Coast certainly produces great Pinot Noir. It also … Continue reading
At dinner I asked Maso Poli owner and founder Luigi Togn, if there was one other grape he could plant, what would it be. He shook his head smiling. “I am a traditionalist. All the people who have come before … Continue reading
As I sit at Maso Poli in Lavis, within Italy’s Trentino area, it is difficult to focus on the vines. The beginning of the dolomites (the Italian Alps) rise sharply from the valley floor, leaving little room for prime vineyard … Continue reading
As the snow continues to fly here in Vermont, white wines that speak of spring and summer are still a couple of months out from hitting the radar. But there are whites that pair beautifully with the winter season, perfect … Continue reading
Mendoza, Argentina is creating fun, fruit forward, value Malbecs. And there are certainly a number of higher priced, well balanced, blockbuster Malbecs coming out of said area. But rarely does one find earthy, old world values in Mendoza. Enter 2006 … Continue reading
One might assume that Owen Roe’s 2009 Abbot’s Table Red, a blend of nine varietals, is a kitchen sink blend of leftovers that did not fit in any number of this producer’s other phenomenal bottlings. Believe it or not, this … Continue reading