Win A Free Pair of Tickets to the Rhône Rangers SF Grand Tasting!

I'm very excited to bring you the first-ever Cellar Contest! On Saturday, March 26th and Sunday, March 27th, the Rhône Rangers are holding their »

2008 Tierra del Corazon Cabernet Sauvignon

Dark, Smoky South American Shines I've had one other Maipo Valley cab and while the grade here is the same (B+), they really couldn't be more »

Pairing Wine With 1980s Action TV Shows Moonlighting

Moonlighting Moonlighting was not my favorite show of the decade. Had to be said. However, my wife loved it. I promised her that I'd include it »

2008 Henry Natter Sancerre Blanc

Super-Stinky Sauv Blanc From France Usually, I really like stinky sauv blanc. I have reviewed, quite favorably, stinky sauv blancs from the Natural Process Alliance and »

PBS' "Vine Talk" to debut in April, hosted by Stanley Tucci

News by the Glass I've always liked Stanley Tucci. According to Wine Spectator, Time Out New York, and (I'm sure) other outlets, Tucci has been tapped »

2008 J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon

Surprising, Young Paso Cab Blend Last autumn, I participated, if only briefly, in the judging process for the Cabernet Shootout. I discovered that day a few »

Pairing Wine With 1980s Action TV Shows MacGyver

MacGyver Out of all the 1980s Action TV Shows I've paired with wine, MacGyver has probably provided us with the most social / pop cultural references and »

2008 Pietracupa Fiano di Avellino

Southern Italian Charmer I have to admit, it's been rather difficult tracking down information on this particular producer, and this particular wine. I can tell you »

2008 La Crema Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

At La Crema, Specificity Counts La Crema is a pretty big winery. With vineyards in Sonoma and Monterey counties, this 150,000 case-per-year subsidiary of the »

2008 Foris Rogue Valley Chardonnay

Rogue Valley Chardonnay Comes Complete With Splinters I have friends who drink wine. The best part about wine, and about having friends who drink it, is »