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Lafage-Like Languedoc Red: Chateau Paul Mas Languedoc Reserve
There's a new red in the house, and this is one that gives Domaine Lafage reds a serious run for their money! The 2019 Paul Mas Reserve is a ripe, supple, and hedonistic red from one of the top estates in...
Serious Loire Valley White: 2020 Gerard Fiou 'Just Fiou' Sauvignon Blanc
Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc is more popular than ever, and one sniff and sip of this wine helps to explain that phenomenon. This is the "entry point wine" from fabulous Sancerre producer Gerard Fiou, and it is one of the top...
Rocking Beckstoffer Cab: 2020 Lo Lo Wine Co. Cabernet Sauvignon
Despite this wine's playful name, this is some serious juice. The Lo Lo Wine Co. Cabernet Sauvignon is a delicious and lush Cab that comes from the Red Hills appellation, just north of Napa Valley. This region produces some of...
Ripe and Aromatic White Burgundy: Domaine Dupeuble Beaujolais Blanc
The Domaine Dupeuble Beaujolais Blanc is one of the top whites produced in the region. 100% Chardonnay from vineyards in the southern part of Beaujolais, where the soils contain more limestone, this is “no oak,” White Burgundy done right. Domaine Dupeuble has...
Top Nebbiolo Value on the Planet: Renzo Castella Langhe Nebbiolo
Fresh off of selling a bunch of Renzo Castella's delightful Dolcetto, I present you with his incredible Nebbiolo. From a single vineyard just outside of the Barolo DOCG, this "behaves" just like Barolo, but it comes to you at less than...
Delicious, Small Grower Bubbles: Durante Prosecco 'Spago'
The Durante Prosecco is as good as it gets for small grower/producer, certified organic, dry and delicious Prosecco. Seriously folks, stop overpaying for inferior Prosecco at big box stores, and try a wine made by a much smaller, family owned...
Fantastic Southern Italian Value: Vecchia Torre Primitivo
If you love rich and robust wines like Old Vine Zinfandel and Valpolicella Ripasso, you are going to lose your mind when you taste the 2018 Vecchia Torre Primitivo. One of the finest Southern Italian red wine values I've ever...
Top Dry Rose Value of the Year: 2021 Vallevo Rose
The 2021 Vallevo Rosato has everything I look for in a dry rose. It's crisp and dry, it's fresh and aromatic, and it's way too easy to drink. Did I mention it was less than $10? This is already a staff...
94 Point-Rated Montepulciano at a Great Price
Masciarelli's 2018 Marina Cvetic Montepulciano is in incredibly fine form again this vintage. One of the top Montepulcianos of Italy, this is going to blow minds and make heads spin! Rated 94 points by yours truly, this is a wine...
Sancerre-Like Flavors, Less than $15: 2020 Bidoli Sauvignon Blanc
If you love Sancerre but hate paying the price, we've got the perfect wine for you. Bidoli is a family owned and operated winery in Friuli, in Northeastern Italy, and their elegant and refined Sauvignon Blanc is one of the...
Not Your Typical Pinot Grigio: 2020 Durante Pinot Grigio
There are oceans of bland and boring Italian Pinot Grigio, but the version from Durante stands in stark contrast to those. Fermented with native yeasts on the skins, this one offers up bold and exotic aromatics, a rich texture, and an...
Top Rioja Reserva Value: 2016 Ramirez de la Piscina
I had to keep my poker face on when I tasted this with my sales rep Drew Summers of Advintage Distributing last week. I honestly thought the 2016 Bodegas Ramirez de la Piscina Rioja Reserva would retail for at least...
Marvelous Macon: 2020 Domaine Talmard Macon-Chardonnay
SOLD OUT! Domaine Talmard's fabulous Macon keeps running out at the store. I fixed that, for now, and I bought my distributor's remaining inventory. This is a wine that everyone seems to love, myself included, and this un-oaked Chardonnay is terrific this vintage....
Wonderful White Burgundy Deal: Jean des Valanges Saint-Veran
I've been hard at work tasting new White Burgundies for the warmer months, and I found the perfect wine. The 2020 Jean des Valanges Saint Veran is not only a great value, it's also a  complete, concentrated, and complex white...
Ultra Refreshing Rose: Ioppa Nebbiolo Rose 'Rusin'

From vineyards to the north of Barolo and Barbaresco, the 2020 Ioppa Nebbiolo Rose Rusin is highly aromatic, full-flavored and delightful.

 

A Sommelier Favorite: Renzo Castella Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba
Renzo Castella's Dolcetto takes this often-humble Piedmont grape to new heights. Sommeliers worldwide are noticing, not only because the wine is delicious and food-friendly, but also because it's such an incredible value. Castella's vineyard sits between the famed Nebbiolo and...
Looks, Smells, Tastes Like Bandol Rose: 2021 Domaine Ray-Jane Var Rose
It looks like Bandol rose, it smells like Bandol rose, and it tastes like Bandol rose. The only difference is that this Provencal pink wine comes to you at less than $25 per bottle. Keep in mind that if this...
Crazy Good Canary Island White: Los Bermejos Diego Seco
The 2021 Los Bermejos Diego Seco is one of the most fascinating white wines I've tasted this year. A wine that tastes like a top-flight Albarino crossed with a stunning Sauvignon Blanc, it is a must-try for white wine adventurers....
Extreme Southern Rhone Value: Cave la Comtadine Cotes du Rhone
If you know me, you know I've got a pretty decent palate when it comes to picking out Cotes du Rhones. The version from Cave la Comtadine is one of my most recent top finds! A blend of Grenache, Syrah,...
Perfect Sunny Day Sipper: Massone Gavi Masera
The Massone Gavi Masera is a masterpiece of an Italian white wine. It’s also a perfect one to sip on sunny spring and summer days. As with all wines from the Gavi region, this is 100% Cortese, and it’s a...
Josh's Favorite New Red: 2016 Domaine Ray Bandol Rouge
SOLD OUT! I've got a serious crush on the 2016 Domaine Ray Jane Bandol Rouge. This Mourvedre-heavy red is full of character and charm, and it truly showcases why many wine lovers believe the reds from this Provencal appellation are...