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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 $11? This is already a staff...
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...
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....
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...
Tre Bicchieri Amarone: 2013 Villa Rizzardi Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico
The 2013 Villa Rizzardi Amarone received the coveted Tre Bicchieri award from Italy's Gambero Rosso. That is the top award from Italy's most trusted wine publication, and it basically makes this one of the top Amarones produced that year. Almost...
Unbelievable Langhe Rosso: 2018 Gianluigi Lano 'Lanot'
It's hard to put into words how incredible this wine is, but you know I'm going to try. I'll start by saying this is one of the top Piedmont red wine values I have encountered in my 20+ year career....
94 point-rated California Cab: 2019 Vina Robles Cabernet Sauvignon
The 2019 Vina Robles Cabernet Sauvignon has a lot of good stuff going for it. Rated 94 points and coming to you at less than $20, it is the best California Cab value I have tasted this year. I can...
Stellar Sauvignon Blanc: Clos Roussely Touraine Blanc Le Clos
SOLD OUT! It's the perfect time of year for crisp and vivacious Sauvignon Blanc, and the 2019 Clos Roussely Le Clos is a splendid example. Produced from old, organically farmed vineyards in Touraine, this honestly drinks like Pouilly Fume or...
Nearly Perfect Aussie Red: 2019 Shaw and Smith Shiraz
98 points from Decanter and less than $50? Yes, your read that correctly, the 2019 Shaw and Smith Shiraz flirts with perfection, and it offers up some of the best "price-to-points" ratio of any wine in the world. Just to...