White Wines

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…

Mulderbosch Steen

Mulderbosch Steen

MulderboschChenin Blanc Steen op Hout Wine of Origin Western Cape201113.5% ABV | Price: about $14* I've recently tasted some admirable—and affordable—Chenin Blanc from South…

Hope, Hunter

Hope, Hunter

What happens when a white wine languishes a little too long on the rack? You might be surprised.

Albariño, Salt

Albariño, Salt

Albariño and salt are made together, and made for each other.

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,…

Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

Edmunds St. John Heart of Gold 2010 12.9% ABV | Price: about $20 This wine is a blend of 72% vermentino and 28% grenache…

Corse

Corse

Domaine de Granajolo Corse Porto-Vecchio 2009 13% ABV | Price: about $14 André Boucher’s Domaine de Granjolo comprises 20 hectares in the southern tip of…

Zing

Zing

Twisted Oak Grenache Blanc “Calaveras County” 2010 13.2% ABV | Price: about $24* This wine is 94% grenache blanc and 6% viognier. Only a…

Pink and White

Pink and White

M. Chapoutier Côtes-du-Rhône “Belleruche” Blanc 2009 13.5% ABV | Price: about $13* Côtes-du-Rhône “Belleruche” Rosé 2010 13.5% ABV | Price: about $13* A pair…

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…

Hunting

Hunting

Margan Family Winegrowers Sémillon “Hunter Valley” 2009 12.5% ABV | Price: about $18* These sémillon grapes were grown on 40 year old vines in…

Who Knew?

Who Knew?

Jordan Vineyard and Winery Chardonnay “Russian River Valley” 2008 13.5% ABV | Price: about $29* Pale soft yellow, with a beautiful, fresh green apple…