Great Wine: Anne Sophie Dubois “Clepsydre” Fleurie (Beaujolais)

$20 - $40BeaujolaisFranceRedWine Reviews
The Gamay grape is a distant cousin of Pinot Noir, as it shares some of the latter’s DNA, but taste-wise the two are just about close enough to be kissing cousins. There is no place in the world more focused on one grape variety than the wine region of Beaujolais, caught between Burgundy and the Rhone—and Beaujolais does Gamay like... Read more →

America’s Greatest Pinot Noirs for $30 and Under | OREGON EDITION

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It’s no secret anymore: Oregon—especially Oregon’s Willamette Valley—is a treasure trove of great Pinot Noirs. What many don’t know, however, is that for those who are money conscious when it comes to purchases of wine (and if this isn’t you, bless you—please continue enjoying your La Tâche and let us know how it is), Oregon,... Read more →

REVIEWS: Oregon’s Greatest Pinot Noirs for $30 and Under

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A companion to our feature article, “America’s Greatest Pinot Noirs for $30 and Under | OREGON EDITION.”   We’re searching for America’s best and affordable Pinot Noirs, and started our search in Oregon. We found 26 that we love and recommend wholeheartedly.  Here’s our list, and reviews of each wine follow, below.... Read more →

Great Wine: Ridge Lytton Springs

$20 - $40CaliforniaDry CreekRedRed BlendSonomaWine ReviewsZinfandel
A wine that speaks with as distinctive a voice as Vin Scully calling a Dodger game. Are there many more things as American as that? Truly, as characterful and engaging a proprietary Sonoma blend that you’ll ever find—the 2015 is a makeup of 74% Zinfandel, 16% Petite Sirah, 8% Carignane and 2% Mourvedre, all from the Dry Creek Valley. And... Read more →