High-end, ageable Chardonnay in the United States can often mean a big wine that’s high in both alcohol and flavors of toasted oak, which is a style that appeals to some, but not all. A much more agreeable style of Chardonnay can be found in its ancestral home of Burgundy, and lucky for you, it’s […]
Rioja is one of the great wine regions of the world, producing wine that is not only delicious upon release, but that is also extremely age worthy – if you’re looking to build a bit of a wine collection, this is a great place to start.
While one might not think of great sparkling wine producers as places to look to for high-quality still wines, they in fact can be fantastic hidden gems that offer great value. Because the producer makes the majority of their profit from their bubbly, they’re able to sell the still whites and reds at a lower […]
I first heard about Elk Cove Vineyards Pinot Noir from my brother. He had come across the bottle at his local wine shop while looking for a Pinot Noir that was in his price range, which was around $20, for a date he had that same night.
As the sweltering heat of summer begins to set in, sometimes all you really need to get through it is a bottle of cold, crisp white wine. Let’s be clear about what we mean by this – you’re looking for a wine that is easy, not one to ponder over. There is space for ponder […]
California has made a name for itself making big, oaky, rich Chardonnays that are golden in color and heavy on the palate. And for some, this is a style that is appealing and desirable. But for those who seek a Chardonnay that is more Burgundian in style, the proliferation of big California Chardonnays has caused […]
Though you may not immediately think it works, given most people’s proclivity for red sauce on their pies, white wine and pizza can be a delicious combination. If the wine is right and the pizza isn’t overwhelmed with savory, strong-flavored toppings, white wine is an excellent accompaniment.
With it being National Chardonnay Day and all, recommending anything but a Chardonnay just seems to be anti-everything the holiday stands for. So we’re turning to a bottle that hails from Chardonnay’s ancestral home, the wine region of Burgundy, France, for a wine that will charm both Chardonnay lovers as well as those giving the variety another […]
As rosé continues to rise in popularity, the bubbly variety of this festive, pink beverage is becoming all the rage. Each year we see more and more bottles of sparkling pink wine hit the shelves in spring and summer, cashing in on the current trend and flooding the consumer with more options than they know […]