Monthly Archives: January 2023

97 Point Chardonnay from My Favorite Neighbor

2021 My Favorite Neighbor ‘Blanc’ San Luis Obispo Chardonnay “We believe it takes a village to make great wine.” – Eric Jensen Winemaker Eric Jensen’s label “My Favorite Neighbor” is an homage to his community in Paso Robles. To make his Cabernets and Chardonnays, he sources the best, sustainably farmed fruit from a handful of […]

The Bravest Winegrowers are the Best Winegrowers: 2021 Occidental (Kistler) Pinot Noir

2021 Occidental (Kistler) ‘Freestone-Occidental’ Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir Wine geeks like us are always drawn to stories of brave pioneers who venture into inhospitable land with a dream for a singular vinous expression. One of our favorite stories is about the West Sonoma Coast and its exquisite Pinot Noir. Nested between the dramatic bluffs of […]

A Tradition of Excellence: 2019 Chateau Paradis Casseuil Bordeaux AC

“No one really knows why this heavenly name was given to the property, but we certainly have committed ourselves to honour it!” – Baron Eric de Rothschild When searching for a value wine, one tried and true method is to seek out modestly priced selections from a legendary winemaking house. We know of few, if […]