FROM THE CELLAR | Great Wine: 2003 Peby Faugeres Saint-Emilion

$60 +BordeauxFranceMerlotRedWine Reviews
If anyone orders Merlot I am leaving. I am not drinking fucking Merlot! — the notorious line from the ragged, lonesome character Miles in Alexander Payne’s movie Sideways that came out the following harvest season after the harvest of this 2003 CHATEAU PÉBY FAUGÈRES Saint-Emilion, which is made of 100% Merlot. Well, it’s clear 14... Read more →

Great Wine: Spreitzer Oestricher Lenchen Riesling Kabinett

$19.99 or LessGermanyRieslingWhiteWine Reviews
A staggeringly beautiful Riesling for 18-dollars, and undoubtedly one of the finest Rieslings in the world at this price be it German, American, Austrian, Australian or New Zealander. The 2015 vintage is being heralded as one of the greatest in German history—a wine such as this lays waste to any doubters of this claim—so the undeniable... Read more →

Great Wine: Nino Franco “Rustico” Prosecco

$19.99 or LessItalyProseccoSparkling WineVenetoWine Reviews
The perception of lower-cost sparkling wine is that it is something dainty or frivolous. Not serious at all and not looking for depth—just something good enough to enjoy to pass the time. What, though, if you could have a sparkling wine that is affordable and also a seriously good time? While cheap Prosecco abounds, Prosecco that has... Read more →