When Acidity Reigns

As I like to say, funk is a spectrum. Where you lie depends on both the sort of wines you’ve drunk b… read more

The Future Comes, Tradition Beckons

It’s easy to draw generalizations about wine regions. There's no doubt they can be useful tools; for… read more

When Fate Intervenes

Sometimes accidents happen. Whether I write my blog a few days late, or if a wine is mislabeled at s… read more

Old Vines, Good Times

Carignan, a late-budding and late-ripening red grape varietal, carries with it a rich Mediterranean… read more

Identity Crisis in a Bottle?

What does it mean for a wine to have an identity? Place of origin, grape varietals, and winemaking p… read more

An Amber Wine that Makes You Hungry

Amber wine, or “orange” wine, is a fickle thing. To some wine drinkers, it has become their go-to st… read more