We love Rhônes. The dense, juicy reds of the south, the spare but muscular reds of the north, and the clean but floral whites from up and down the river all make us happy. As it turns out, we're not the only ones, and the Rhône has its share of New World imitators. But imitation, you'll remember, is the sincerest form of flattery.
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The only thing better than Lent being over is ending it with a lovely meal. Come join us on Easter Sunday.
We all have our "go-to" reds and whites from nearby- we're familiar with California wines- but how do we find our "go-to" French and Italians? Simple. Come to this tasting.
Hey, you know where they've been making wine for a really, really long time? Europe.
Hello, Feastlings. By now you’re well aware that we can’t emphasize enough that just as each producer has its own style and character, and just as each wine list or wine shop has its own style and character, it happens that each importer does as well, and so it behooves us all to learn a […]
Did you every get a bottle of wine that you felt sure you knew what you'd be getting, only to discover it was dramatically different from what you thought? These are those wines. In good way, though. In a really good way.
Want to taste some wine from one of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world? It's not difficult.
Here's another reason to turn that bottle of wine around- look at the back label and see who the importer is. Is it Folio? Come see why it's worth taking a chance on that bottle you don't recognize from the importer you do recognize.
We hear enough about the border we're closest to; let's spend some time on Washington and Oregon.