The Wine House is one of the biggest and most popular independent wine stores in Los Angeles. Every Fall it hosts an annual, not-to-be-missed wine tasting, the Cabernet Fest. Nothing but Cab, and lots of it—approximately 135 were poured at this year’s event, the majority coming from some of the most highly regarded names in... Read more →
Maraschino cherry, Dr. Pepper, nutmeg and butterscotch?! These are the wild notes of flavor you might encounter when staring down a glass of great Washington State cab like the 2007 EFESTE Big Papa Cabernet Sauvignon. Culled from four disparate but prominent vineyards of the Columbia Valley region, small berries of small clusters from mature... Read more →
The Seine River, which flows through the heart of Paris, is one of the great waterways of Europe. Sequana, in Gaelic and Roman mythology, is its goddess who lives at the source. The river itself is a life force that changed the course of history—time lapse paintings and photographs can take you from Medieval times to the great marketplace... Read more →
We love and highly recommend the following wines we've recently tasted, and have added them to our Really Good Wine List. Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Nicolas Brut (Champagne, $100) CADE Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa, $60) Freemark Abbey Sycamore Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa, $80) Lancaster Estate Cabernet... Read more →
This is what great Socialist wine tastes like. Austria’s WINZERKELLER ANDAU is a wine co-op, which means its wine is produced by a collective of around 300 growers who, fortified with subsidies from the government, have joined together as equal partners in labor, distribution and profit. Existing as a cooperative is equally a matter of... Read more →
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