Wine Musings, Week of 3/15/18

I promised value this week, so here you go. Let’s start with a couple of can’t-miss whites: The 2016 Pratsch Gruner Veltliner ($15.99 for a Full Liter) is delightful as it is most every vintage, with citrus, pear and apple fruit. The zippy acidity balances nicely with the mild herbaceousness….

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Wine Musings – Week of 3/8/18

3-7-18 Wow, it’s been a rough week to be a fine wine retailer. It’s only Wednesday and I’ve had to taste/drink Grower Champagne, Premier Cru White Burgundy (Meursault), Cru Barolo and Barbaresco, and a double fist-full of Super Tuscans and Southern Italian Reds including perfectly-aged Library Releases. I’m not going…

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Darrin’s Wine Musings

2/28/18: Two of the items featured in our newsletter this week are very pleasant surprises. They are from producers that we’ve been fond of for years, but they both fall into the “Bin-End” category, that is that they represented the last few cases left in the importer’s warehouse and they’ve…

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