Why We Love Screw Cap Wines

For a long time screw tops have been subjected to a great deal of unfair criticism and wrongfully villainized as exclusively for cheap poor-tasting wines. However, this is far from the truth! While with certain wines cork has its advantages, especially with long-term aging and allowing the wine to breathe. However, the quality of [...]

2017-08-04T15:08:31+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Australia, General, New World, New Zealand, Old World, Red Wines, White Wines|

Three of Our Favorite Sauvignon Blancs

Our Method: For Sauvignon Blanc we look for traditional measures of quality, including herbs on the nose and slight variances with different climates. Beyond this, these reviews are based on our opinion of what makes for a great value-minded wine. We look for balance and no flaws. Second, we taste all the wines to ensure [...]

Top 3 Summertime Chardonnays

Our Method: For Chardonnay we look for traditional measures of quality, regional differences and the wines being expressive of their climate (which is primarily based on ripeness correlated to how warm or cold the climate is). Beyond this, these reviews are based on our opinion of what makes for a great value-minded bottle of wine. We look [...]

Top 3 New World Summertime Pinot Noirs

Our Method: For Pinot Noir we look for traditional measures of quality (especially acidity), regional differences and the wines being expressive of their climate (which is primarily based on ripeness correlated to the specific climate). Beyond this, these reviews are based on our opinion of what makes for a great value-minded bottle of wine. We look for balanced [...]

2017-08-11T18:59:42+00:00August 2nd, 2017|California, New World, New Zealand, Pinot Noir, Red Wines, South Africa|