I expanded my thoughts on the Hofer rosé in my new piece on the Foodista Blog.
It was a busy couple of days last week when I plowed through a host of German Rieslings from Markus Molitor and Valckenberg. I’d recap my meager notes from each wine, but I’d be in my grave before I finished typing dozens of variations on Bernkasteler Badstube Spatlese. The one thing I want to share [More]
My expanded thoughts on Domaine Weinbach and their lovely Rieslings.
Alsatian Riesling Originally uploaded by jamesonf Domaine Weinbach. Rich, dry, complex, and delicious.
My new post on the Foodista blog for my expanded thoughts on Chardonnay and oak.
I was sent a sample of Conundrum for my drinking pleasure; it’s probably the most iconic non-Chardonnay California white wine. It has been years since I tasted Conundrum; all I remember about it was that it was a little too sweet and heavy for me. But with an open mind and empty stomach, I went [More]
My expanded my thoughts on the Shaya, with added anti-terroir screed.
Space Needle Originally uploaded by jamesonf Got a sample of the 2008 Shaya Verdejo from my local distributor. Not sure if it was because of the old vines, but this Verdejo had a bit more richness and complexity. Most inexpensive Verdejo reminds me of Sauvignon Blanc: crisp, dry, lively, but not a whole lot going [More]