Monthly Archives: December 2014

Meet Luc Morlet, a 5th generation winemaking superstar (Employee Pick)

Boy and Dad Plowing Vineyard with

Above image is Luc helping his father with the plowing in Aÿ-Champagne, France. http://www.morletwine.com/ Luc Morlet is a 5th generation winemaker from Epernay France. He grew-up playing and learning about the technical practices of winemaking from the vineyard to the bottle at his family’s domain, Pierre Morlet & Fils, in Avenay-Val-d’Or, Champagne France. Luc studied enology, viticulture […]

The #1 Wine of the year from Wine Spectrum is…(Wines 1-5)

We’re leaving together, But still it’s farewell, And maybe we’ll come back, To earth, who can tell? I guess there is no one to blame we’re leaving ground. Will things ever be the same again? It’s the final countdown… – Lyrics by Europe (1986) We made it. We have reached the final 5 wines of […]

We are entering rarefied air. The top 20 of our countdown (Wines 11-20)

Wines 11-20 We are getting closer to that coveted # 1 spot, but don’t overlook ANY of the wines in our countdown. Especially when we are talking about the top 20. If you missed the beginning of the countdown you can catch up here on Wines 100-81, 80-61, 60-41, & 40-21.  *If you are curious on how we tabulate […]

Approaching the home stretch (Wines 21-40)

Wines 21-40 If you missed the beginning of the countdown you can catch up here on Wines 100-81, 80-61, & 60-41. Are you as excited as I am about getting closer and closer to those coveted top spots. In this part of the countdown you are going to find some absolutely brilliant wines. Great expressions of terroir and superior skill in […]

Are you as excited as we are to learn about Wines 41-60?

Wines 41-60 If you missed the beginning of the countdown you can catch up here on Wines 100-81 & Wines 80-61. With this post we enter the Top 50 of our countdown. You will see wines from California, Australia, France, and Italy in this, the middle section of our list.  So pop a cork, pour yourself a glass, and enjoy the next […]

Our Top 100 Wines of the Year (Wines 81-100)

It’s that time of year again. When everyone publishes their top cars, movies, books, TV shows, wines, etc…. of the year. Wine Enthusiast (#1 2010 Paolo Scavino Barolo Bric dël Fiasc) put out their’s, Wine Spectator (# 1 2011 Dow Vintage Port) did theirs. Now it is time to reveal ours. *If you are curious on how we […]