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The Evolution of California Chenin Blanc

/ October 10, 2018

Shout out to Craig Haarmeyer from Haarmeyer Wine Cellars for his contribution on a great article from SevenFifty Daily.

"While most varietally labeled options were historically merely cheaper alternatives to Chardonnay, Craig Haarmeyer, who started making Chenin Blanc wines at Haarmeyer Wine Cellars in Sacramento County in 2009, points out that a select few producers were making quality Chenin...read more

95 points alert! 2015 Equis Cornas

/ October 4, 2018

"A dark, brawny, gutsy style, brimming with dark plum, fig and blackberry compote flavors that are inlaid liberally with warm tar, licorice root and roasted mesquite notes. The muscular finish offers nicely buried acidity. Wait this one out. Best from 2022 through 2038", says James Molesworth on today's edition of the Wine Spectator.

Congratulations on one more great score, Domaine Equis!...read more

The 30 Pinot Noirs to Drink If You Want to Be a Real Expert

/ September 20, 2018

Everybody loves Pinot Noir, but with all the options out there it is difficult to make some choices. Well, Food & Wine Magazine's writer Jonathan Cristaldi narrows it down for us by putting together a list of the Top 30 essential Pinots to try and become a real expert in Pinot-land. We got 5 outta 30! #nottooshabby

The 'culprits': 

Ramey...read more