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The Outsiders: Wine Edition

The story behind Los Comuns, the producer of this week’s bottle, “Estrem,” could easily be written i… read more

Cheers to the Matriarchy

When we first received “Queen Mom” at the shop, I was tasked with finding information to put on our… read more

Ringing in 2022 With My Favorite Grape

The first time I tried Zweigelt—a cross between Blaufrankisch and St. Laurent, invented just 100 yea… read more

Kind of Orange: Sauv Blanc’s Wild Side

I thought I knew Sauvignon Blanc. I always perceived it as kind of…basic. I don’t gravitate toward w… read more

Woman-Made Wine Is Better

I’ll be honest: I knew nothing about the producer, Iole Rabasco, when I chose this wine, barring her… read more

​Blondes Have the Most Fun

It’s probably obvious by now that I’d opt for a red over anything else given the red-dominant nature… read more