Affordable Bordeaux, No. 1

The days of bragging about a four-figure-or-more bottle of wine you just had are over. Showing off your wealth worked in the Reagan era all the way through the Clinton era, but post 9/11 and 2008 recession the world has changed. Humble is in, elitism is out. Remember how Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comment destroyed his 2012 presidential... Read more →

Great Wines from Napa and Sonoma: Vintage 2011

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Expectations are tempered down for the 2011 vintage in California, widely acknowledged as a “tricky” vintage. However, as with all tough vintages, some wineries find a way to shine and outperform their rivals—and we've come across several incredibly impressive wines that are more than worthy of your attention and purchasing power. We... Read more →