Thanksgiving is next week and while I won’t tell you want you should drink — those sorts of stories annoy me every single year — I will tell you something you could drink. And something you’ll definitely enjoy. READ
Suhru Wines, the label founded several years ago by Susan (the Su) and veteran winemaker Russell (the Ru) Hearn (the H in the middle) has added a sparkling wine to its lineup — and it’s a nice one. (more…)
One has to wonder if Gabriella Macari, daughter of owners Joe and Alexandra Macari, knew how popular Horses, Macari Vineyards’ sparkling cabernet franc rosé, would be when she first asked her dad for some cabernet franc grapes to devote to it. (more…)
Wölffer Estate 2017 Chardonnay is our Wine of the Week. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)
As the weather cools just a bit, maybe you’re looking for white wines that are still fresh and fruity, but perhaps offer a bit more weight and creaminess without being heavy or tiring to drink. Wines that pair well with roast chicken or various squash dishes.
This week’s “Wine of the Week” — Wölffer Estate 2017 Chardonnay — is a well-priced, 100% chardonnay that fits that bill nicely. (more…)
This week’s Wine of the Week is a bit of an oddity for two reasons.
First, it’s made with certified organic grapes — from Rex Farr’s vineyard in Calverton. Second, it’s 100% malbec, a grape that you’ve no doubt tasted before, either by itself from places like Argentina or the Cahors region of France, or in most any local red blend. (more…)
This week’s “Wine of the Week,” Anthony Nappa Wines 2017 White Pinot Noir ($20) has a bit of a cult following, both locally and in New York City, where Nappa has had success getting it on restaurant lists dating back to when the wine was still called “Anomaly.” (more…)