john trefethen

  1. Trefethen’s $30 Guest-Worthy Chardonnay and a Mystery Solved

    Trefethen’s $30 Guest-Worthy Chardonnay and a Mystery Solved

    While many people might not admit it, Chardonnay, and especially California Chardonnay, continues to be America’s favorite variety, according to the Wine Institute. We certainly understand why, since it was our first love when we started drinking wine.

  2. Diamond Creek ’78 and Riesling’s ‘Benjamin Button Act’: Secrets of Aging

    Diamond Creek ’78 and Riesling’s ‘Benjamin Button Act’: Secrets of Aging

    "We enjoy older wines because we feel that if you pay attention, you’ll notice that they’re more likely to change dramatically in the glass as you drink them." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
  3. Trefethen Merlot: From a Near-Disaster, a Classic Emerges

    Trefethen Merlot: From a Near-Disaster, a Classic Emerges

    Can Napa produce great Merlot? "Classy. Great structure with a real austerity and tremendous, mineral finish. Tastes like a fine Right Bank Bordeaux,” we wrote in our notes." Dorothy J. Gaiter is convinced by the Trefethen 2014 Merlot.
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