Monthly Archives: June 2014

MacPhail Family Wines: Single Vineyard Chardonnay & Pinot Noir from Sonoma

James MacPhail is one of several California winemakers who make  small lots of handcrafted Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs from single vineyards.  In Sonoma County, (the focus of our next report)  Kistler Vineyards and Paul Hobbs are among others who immediately … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Women Winemakers of Rioja

Women have always played an important role in tending the vines, picking the fruit, and pressing the grapes in Rioja, but in recent years they have also assumed an important role in winemaking. Indeed, no other wine region of the … Continue reading

Posted in Countries and Regions, Great Winemakers, Spain, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment