Kellerberg cloudy
Vayder malberg
Rudi Pichler
Grahams window
Pinhao view
Rioja red
Niepoort barrels

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E. Guigal

Guigal Spring Tasting New York City April 2017 Recently I had the pleasure to taste some of the most heralded wines from the Rhone valley made by the Guigal family of Ampuis, in the heart of Cote-Rotie.  Legendary #Syrah wines have been made by 3... (more...)


Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery Visit  plus the 30/40th Anniversary Tasting  St. Helena, Napa Valley & New York City Welcome to the beautiful Spottswoode Estate      Spottswoode Estate not only... (more...)

Pax Syrah Griffin’s Lair

2005 Pax Syrah Griffin’s Lair $60 (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast) California Syrah can be a dicey game. On the quality low end it can range from a sappy uber-fruit bomb to a savory, peppery meaty wine deep in Syrah character... (more...)

Cotes du Rhone

Great Summer Red Wine – Cotes du RhoneContinuing to bring you value selections of interesting and wines with personality, it is overdue that I post a blog on one of my favorite every day style wines – Cotes du Rhone.Being a versatile wine,... (more...)

Ranch Syrah

Bella 2003 Big River Ranch Syrah, Alexander Valley, Sonoma $35Our last bottle of the Big Ranch Syrah that brings back memories of our New Year’s day trip to Sonoma where there was torrential rains and flooding (Jan 2, 2006). Stored at home in the... (more...)