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.
- "...we thought this would be a good moment to lay out how we scope out a wine store – what we look for, what we avoid – when we are looking for wines that won’t break the bank." Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher
- 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.