California

A Study in Acid

A Study in Acid

Wines of the Week, a study in acid: From Ridge, Wente, Matua, and Erath wineries

On November, Fog, and Slow Ripeness

On November, Fog, and Slow Ripeness

A weekly roundup of wines worth sharing—from Santa Lucia Highlands, Arroyo Seco, Sonoma Coast, Russian River, and Napa Valley

Inky Wines for Autumn Comfort

Inky Wines for Autumn Comfort

A weekly roundup of wines worth sharing—from Rioja, Chianti Classico, Chianti Rùfina, Loire, and Dry Creek Valley

Sandhi Chardonnay Santa Barbara County 2011

Sandhi Chardonnay Santa Barbara County 2011

Sandhi WinesChardonnaySanta Barbara County201113.5% ABV | Price: $33 (media sample) | 1,730 cases produced I must preface my remarks with confessional chagrin: you cannot…

Two Handsome Wines

Two Handsome Wines

Two handsome wines—Burgundian but not from Burgundy—keynoted the weekend.