When we posted an item about Pinot Blanc last year, a reader responded: “I was searching for a California Pinot Blanc yesterday at BevMo. Not a one to be found but they did have 800 Chardonnays.”
1985 might not seem like much of a year as years go--‘Take on Me,’ by a-ha, was on the charts for 27 weeks; you might have played the cassette in your IROC-Z Camaro or your Prelude.
- Herons sommelier Hai Tran talks about about rigorous Coravin testing, barbecued artichokes, and bourbon-sipping around Raleigh-Durham, NC.
- What's hot in New Zealand wine beyond Sauvignon Blanc? Sommelier Dane Campbell of New York City's The Musket Room answers.
- Steven Grubbs is the Sommelier at Five & Ten, a James Beard Award semifinalist for Outstanding Wine Program. He talks about The South, sherry, and staff music tastes.