From the hot-as-hell vintage of 2017 comes a 13.5 ABV grignolino charmer. Usually this tannic grape gets disrespected with the soif treatment—a quick, fizzy ferment. But when you taste this... read more →
Just to let you know, the ‘Tavijn Ruché 2014 won one of those Wine without Walls awards I presided over—and it’s the one that is more easily available. But this... read more →
May 1, 2016
I'm hunting the Leon Trotskys, the Philip Roths, the Chaucers and the Edith Whartons of the wine world. I want them natural and most of all, I want them to speak the truth even if we argue. With this messiah thing going on, I'm trying to swell the ranks of those who crave the differences in each vintage, celebrate nuance and desire wines that make them think, laugh, and feel. Welcome.