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  • 2007 Uccelliera Rosso di Montalcino

    2007 Uccelliera Rosso di Montalcino
    Though Brunello di Montalcino has the big name, savvy wine buyers search out Rosso di Montalcino from top producers. Generally made from younger vines and aged less, Rosso is also much less expensive -- and often more pleasurable to drink than Brunello,...
  • Gift wines: where to buy

    Gift wines: where to buy
    Whether you're shopping for that once-a-year splurge for someone special, or a case of affordable gifts for your office mates, here are some suggestions. 2008 Domaine de la Pepiere "Clos des Briords" (Muscadet) is available at Silverlake Wine in Los...
  • Cava Barcino Brut

    Cava Barcino Brut
    On the off chance that more revelers than previously announced show up on your doorstep New Year's Eve, now is the time to lay in some inexpensive sparkling wine. And if you don't use it all, there will be plenty of occasions later in the year. Barcelona...
  • 2006 Bishop by Ben Glaetzer Barossa Valley Shiraz

    2006 Bishop by Ben Glaetzer Barossa Valley Shiraz
    Sometimes you just get a hankering for a big, bold red, but that doesn't necessarily mean a wine that obliterates everything else on the table. Bold can also be elegant, which is exactly why I fell for the 2006 Bishop from Australia's Barossa Valley....
  • 2006 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Mercurey 'Les Vérissées'

    Hard to believe that with the dollar having sunk so low against the euro, it's still possible to find a truly entrancing bottle of white burgundy for less than $30. Pierre-Yves Colin is producing an impressively polished Mercurey called "Les Vérissées."...
  • 2005 Bodegas Valdesil 'Val de Sil' Godello Valdeorras

    Galicia, the Celtic region in the northwest corner of Spain, produces beguiling whites from the native Godello grape, which had almost disappeared until it was rediscovered in the 1970s. One of the best is Val de Sil from Bodegas Valdesil made from 100%...
  • 2007 Adega Cooperativa de Ponte de Lima Vinho Verde Adamado

    Vinho Verde is a crisp, slightly prickly white wine from Portugal meant to be drunk young and chilled on a summer day. Its lively acidity and scent of pears and wildflowers make it especially refreshing in the heat. Made from a blend of loureiro,...
  • Exploring Cabernet Franc wines

    French Cabernet Franc comes mostly from Bordeaux and the Loire Valley. For Bordeaux Cab Franc blends, the wines from St.-Émilion and Pomerol are the best regarded. Most imported Loire reds are 100% Cabernet Franc; the wines below are just a small sample...
  • The best rosés in quality and price

    The best rosés in quality and price
    Finding the right rosé Of THE dozen-and-a-half rosés I tasted for this article, here are the ones I liked the best, listed in alphabetical order. All of them will prove terrific drinking through the summer. 2007 St. André de Figuière "Cuvee Magali."...
  • A small selection of recently tasted aromatic white wines

    The selection is listed roughly from less full-bodied to more full-bodied. Note that, as the story suggests, Chenin Blancs can be all over the map; but the Vinum and the Huet are relatively light and dry. 2005 Vendemmia Bolognani Trentino Moscato Giallo....