Yearly Archives: 2021

Great Godello from Galicia

Once relegated to wine history’s dustbin, Godello has been resuscitated in its Galician homeland and is slowly gaining fame as Spain’s best full-bodied white, often  compared to Chenin Blanc, but when oak-aged it also bears a semblance to white Burgundy. … Continue reading

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Drew Winery:  Brilliant Winemaking in the Mendocino Ridge and Anderson Valley

Drew Winery is the leading producer of Pinot Noir in the Mendocino Ridge AVA, a unique elevation-based coastal growing area in California’s far northern coast.  The winery is owned and operated by Jason and Molly Drew who founded their winery … Continue reading

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Top Wines from Northern Italy: Tuscany, Veneto, Friuli, and the Piedmont

  Readers who enjoy the best of Italian wine will want to focus on our reviews below of outstanding new releases from northern and central Italian producers.   We provide the names of importers for consumers needing information on where to … Continue reading

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Casal de Armán’s Current Releases from Galicia’s Ribeiro D.O.

Casal de Armán is a family owned winery with 20 hectares of its own vineyards in the historic valley of the Avia River in the Ribeiro Denominación de Orígen (DO) in Galicia. The vineyards are terraced with heights ranging from … Continue reading

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