I have tried Dievole wines before, but not recently. My old tasting notes say they wereÂ good. However, I found their Chianti Classico was made in a modern oaked â€œinternationalâ€ style, blending Sangiovese with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. This style has international consumer appeal. Personally, I prefer something more traditional. I hadnâ€™t realized that Dievole changed… Continue reading Dievole Chianti Classico DOCG 2014, Biodynamic Wine From Tuscany
Domaine de Saint Pierre is a 6ha organic property with vineyards located in both Arbois and Cotes de Jura. The winery produces reds, whites and pet-nat created by owner and winemaker Fabrice Dodane. Savagnin de Voile 2008 is a bright and zippy white, mineral driven with medium acidity. Aromas of golden delicious apple skin, lime… Continue reading Domaine de Saint Pierre Savagnin de Voile 2008
A handcrafted corn vodka from the heartland. They use their leftover corn cobs to produce energy, but is the vodka worth the effort? Watch Tony’s review and find out.
While selling my wine shop, I came across a number of wines that I just couldnâ€™t let myself hand over to the new owner. They were simply too good to be left behind, so they came home with me. One of them was Philippe Tessierâ€™s Cheverny Blanc. It had been another â€œlove at first tasteâ€… Continue reading Domaine Tessier Cheverny Blanc 2011
I have always been a believer in the versatility of rosÃ©s, and while they are not wines for the ages (with the exception of the serious ones from appellations like Tavel) they shouldnâ€™t be dismissed as frivolous summer quaffs. I enjoy them all year â€” theyâ€™re especially good with Thanksgiving dinner â€” and I especially… Continue reading Di Giovanna Gerbino Rosato Di Nerello Mascalese 2013
It’s two Philippe Bornards at once. Watch Victoria’s reviews of Philippe Bornard Trousseau 2010 & Ploussard 2009.
The recreational drug of choice in Colorado isn’t always Vodka, but when they put their mind to it, they produce a great organic spirit. Update: “Vodka 14 is made from a grain blend of rye and corn, very similar to what you find in a grain blend for bourbon.”