Red Wines

Sheldon Pinot Noir, Roma’s Vineyard

Sheldon Pinot Noir, Roma’s Vineyard

Sheldon WinesPinot Noir “Roma’s Vineyard” Anderson Valley201013.4% ABV | Price: about $45 (media sample) Roma’s Vineyard rolls along a ridge top overlooking Boonville, California,…

Stepping Stone by Cornerstone

Stepping Stone by Cornerstone

An interview with Cornerstone Cellars winemaker Jeff Keene, with tasting notes on the new Rocks! blends and Napa Valley Cabernet.

Edmunds St. John Bassetti Syrah

Edmunds St. John Bassetti Syrah

Edmunds St. JohnSyrah “Bassetti Vineyard” San Luis Obispo County200113.7% ABV | Price: about $45 Bassetti Vineyard, says winemaker Steve Edmunds, is an exceptional site….

Party in a Box

Party in a Box

Ninety Plus Cellars Holiday Essentials Price: about $60* Wine sampler packs are a great way to buy wine—and to sell it. Customers usually pay…

Altri Italiani

Altri Italiani

I recently taught a class on Italian wine. My research, so called, took me on a clockwise virtual tasting tour of the boot of Italy,…

Due Italiani

Due Italiani

Cappella Sant’Andrea Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG 2010 12.5% ABV | Price: about $15* Neirano Brachetto d’Acqui DOCG NV 7% ABV | Price: about…

Lemberger

Lemberger

Grafen NeippergLemberger "Württemberg"200513% ABV | Price: about $15 Germans call this grape lemberger, but in Austria, where it's more widely planted, they call it…

SanSì

SanSì

Azienda Agricola Scagliola Barbera d’Asti Superiore “SanSì” 2008 14.5% ABV | Price: about $40 This wine is 100% barbera, and the grapes derive from…

Austrian

Austrian

The venue: the quaint cellar room of the über-Victorian Norwich Inn, in Norwich, Vermont. The host: Rafael Flores, director of Artisanal Cellars, a boutique wine…

Daughters of the Revolution

Daughters of the Revolution

Channing Daughters Sculpture Garden 2007 12.7% ABV | Price: about $30* This wine is 88% merlot and 12% blaufränkisch, from a winery in the…

Sancerrious

Sancerrious

Franck et Jean-Francois Bailly Sancerre “Cuvée Chavignol” 2007 13.0% ABV | Price: about $25* Red Sancerre is made exclusively, in accordance with France’s AC…

Distinctly Liminal

Distinctly Liminal

St. Supéry Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 13.9% ABV | Price: about $30* This Cab’s a deep inky red—on the purple side despite its…