Balance, Ripeness And Alcohol

The debate surrounding California wine over what constitutes balance, and the roles that alcohol and ripe flavors play, is never going to be resolved. There have always been and always will be proponents of various styles. Here’s a look at a group of winemakers who are trying to stretch the public perception and understanding of […]

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Wednesday’s Weekly Wine List

Every Wednesday in this space I’ll share wines, $20 and under, that have been reviewed in various sectors of the wine press, often grouped around a particular theme.  I’ve chosen $20 as the cut-off point because, based on casual conversations with friends and family, along with what I know from working retail, there’s no reason […]

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