Argentina has become synonymous with excellent Malbec, from the affordable to the high-end. But the country’s best producers aren’t just making high-quality Malbec; many of them are also making blends, and Achaval Ferrer Quimera 2012 is a stunning example.
Chardonnay and the fall go wonderfully together. The wine pairs beautifully with fall flavors, such as roast chicken, turkey, roasted squash and the like. This week we sampled a bottle of Paul Hobbs Crossbarn Chardonnay from Sonoma County.
Bonarda is a grape unfamiliar to most, but if you’re a fan of Malbec, Bonarda should be on your radar and this bottle of Colonia Las Liebres Bonarda 2013 is one of the best values that you will find for a wine priced right at ten dollars. The price is so good for the quality that we […]
Châteauneuf-Du-Pape is one of the most celebrated wine regions in France. It is famous for its powerful red wines made from a blend of up to 18 different grapes, though often Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre are the only three grapes used. While this region in Southern Rhône used to fly somewhat under the radar, especially […]
As summer slips through our fingers and the first brisk days signal the return of fall—and with it, apple season, football, sweaters, and all great things to temper our disappointment—we shouldn’t forget that along with taking out our window units, we also have to go out and try a new season worth of beers. Too often […]
Cabernet Sauvignon can be intense when you first try it. The tannins can often be aggressive, and if you’re not used to the mouth-drying sensation they cause, you might not immediately think the wine is your cup of tea.
When the season turns to fall, almost no other dish seems to embody the season quite like roast chicken. In the summer, no one wants to turn on the oven, allowing it to heat up an already overheated house, but as the air turns crisp, a warm oven is a welcome occurrence.
It started to rain here in New York right around lunchtime yesterday, and when that happens most people turn to Seamless. I always have a pang of guilt about sending a delivery person outside during a heavy downpour. But it seems to be a good deal for them – as demand rises, they’re hopefully warmed by additional tips, […]
Thanks to travel restrictions, flying can often be a bit of a pain. From taking off your shoes to making sure you only bring in a certain amount of liquids, there are enough headaches already without throwing wine into the mix. But when we travel, especially if it’s to a great wine region, most of […]