Light-bodied and light in color but big on flavor, the Weingut Gunther Steinmetz Pinot Noir. Saturday Splurge.100% Pinot Noir from … [Read more...]
The Best Wines Over $20 - Saturday Splurges!
While we routinely thumb our noses at wines over $20, even we have to admit there are occasions where spending more makes sense. Whether it be a special gift for a wine snob friend, a super low production wine, drinking local, wine travel, tasting at a vineyard or trying out an exclusive region there are times to buy that expensive wine. However, even when we cross that $20 line we still want to make sure we are getting great value!
Here then are our picks for when it’s time to splurge: The best wines over $20 - Saturday Splurges!
We found a lot to love, including Amarone, when we visited Pasqua Wine Cellars in Verona, Italy.We took the opportunity of a recent … [Read more...]
When we say big we mean BIG, the Department D66 Grenache by Dave Phinney of Orin Swift Cellars.80% Grenache, 12% Syrah and 8% … [Read more...]
An authentic tasting Super Tuscan style wine from Santa Barbara County, the Lucas & Lewellen Toccata Classico.50% Sangiovese, 30% … [Read more...]
Another surprisingly delicious Gamay from an unexpected place, the Mari Vineyards Gamay Noir from Old Mission Peninsula, … [Read more...]
Wonderfully rich, smooth and savory Malbec from a high altitude vineyard in Mendoza, the Tapiz Black Tears. Saturday Splurge!100% … [Read more...]