2009 Merry Edwards Meredith Estate Pinot Noir

Pinot Revels In Its Roots Is there anything better than a single-vineyard Pinot Noir? I feel like Pinot is the grape perhaps most-benefitted by the single »

2010 24 Knots Monterey County Pinot Noir

Bargain-Priced Pinot Noir Won't Blow You Away My wife and I spent a weekend in Monterey, California recently. While there, we tasted some local wine, and »

2009 Sequoia Grove Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

A Subtle Napa Valley Cab It's common for Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon to have a reputation for bombast, for explosive fruitiness. Fruit-bombiness, if you will. With »

Top 10 Movie Quotes About Wine, Part II

The Sequel I have decided that, like basically everything Hollywood-related, ever, my post of the Top Ten Movie Quotes About Wine is getting a sequel. Deservedly, »

2010 Artesa Limited Release Alexander Valley Cabernet Franc

Where Dark and Spicy Meets Lush and Round In Los Carneros there sits a bunker atop a hill. Really, it looks like a bunker, but it's »

The Champion of the 2013 Meritage Madness Tournament Is...

Cabernet Sauvignon! Congratulations to the King of Bordeaux, the Emperor of Napa, the Champion of Chile-- really, the most popular red grape on the planet-- Cabernet »

2013 Meritage Madness: The Championship

There Can Be Only One Well, folks, it all comes down to this. In the real world, the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament has inched its »

2013 Meritage Madness: The Final Four!

16 Grapes Entered, Only Four Remain As the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament enters its second weekend (and the fabled "Sweet Sixteen"), our little Tournament of Berries »

2013 Meritage Madness Tournament: Regional Semifinals

Say Hello To Your Elite Eight! The first weekend of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is in the books, as is the first round of the »

Welcome to the 2013 Meritage Madness Tournament

Where Your Favorites Go Head-to-Head Welcome, sports fans! Welcome, wine fans! I wanted to find out what the most popular varietal wine is (at least among »