Report #39 -
The World of Grenache
The Grenache grape makes delicious wines, mostly blended but also single varietal. In this report we discuss the challenges of working with this grape and search the world over for the very best varietals and blends we can find—from France, Spain, Australia, California and Washington State. We provide evaluations of over 350 wines.
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Report #38 -
The Wines of Washington State
In 1970 Washington had just half a dozen commercial wineries; today it has almost 800 with 13 different AVAs. Washington is widely recognized for producing flavorful, superbly structured wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah, and it's the country's largest producer of Riesling. We traveled there to get to know the state's famous vineyards. meet its talented winemakers, and taste over 500 wines.
Report #37 -
The Wines of Sicily
Sicily has rediscovered its indigenous grapes and is today producing some of Italy's most interesting, delicious wines from varieties like Nero d'Avola, Nerello Mascalese, Frapatto, Grillo, and Carricante. We traveled to Sicily to meet the best producers from Marasla in the west to Mt. Etna in the east. This comprehensive report reviews over 200 exciting wines, many of which will be new to our readers.
Wine & Food
Bulgariana wines paired with Chef Archambault's superb cuisine.
Grenache is an exciting food wine. Enjoy these superb pairings.
A 1977-2009 vertical paired with Jose Andrés' celestial food.
Great ideas for pairing Sicilian Wine and Food
Discovering the fine dining spots of Santa Barbara.
more wine and food adventures
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