We tend to think of the Loire Valley as a white wine region, but the mid-valley, especially Chinon, produces noteworthy Cabernet Franc. This is a
Where is it written that all wines must be happy? Grim and cynical can be interesting. Scents of barnyard and tire rubber reign over the
The best wines in the world show well even in poor vintages, and 2008 was cold and rainy in the Northern Rhone throughout much of
Chateau Rodier is owned by Vignobles Capdemourlin, a large and highly regarded Saint-Émilion wine company. These grapes are from Montagne-Saint-Émilion, the largest satellite of the
I found this lurking in a liquor store in Salt Lake City for $13. Such finds are to be treasured, not because this is a
This wine exudes personality, one of the better budget wines I’ve come across, not because of its technical virtues but because you can explore it.