This compelling wine from Julien Viana could be your new favorite sparkler. Made in méthode traditionnelle, you know, like champagne. The grapes are 100% ripe and there’s no dosage. After... read more →
Behold this dry red, the kind of country wine that travels well outside of the country. From calcareous soils this unnoticed and unloved grape—a cross between folle blanche and côt—will... read more →
July 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.