Wine Picks

Please try and have these wines in the recommended context. Wine pleasure is about a match of wine and mood.

Spring Rose Training #1

Spring Rose Training #1

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April weather wasn’t really suggestive of Rosé, but use your imagination. And the need for spring training – as they do in baseball. JP’s…

Grab this White Wine!

Grab this White Wine!

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YOU MUST, YOU MUST – GRAB THIS WHITE WINE Recently I recommended a $9.95 red for summer parties and general drinking, and now it’s…

Medium-priced Local Pinots

Medium-priced Local Pinots

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HERE’S A BUNCH OF EASY-DRINKING, MEDIUM-PRICED LOCAL PINOT NOIRS The Pinots below can satisfy the need for reasonably-priced local – at least for fans…

PORTUGUESE CHIANTI!

PORTUGUESE CHIANTI!

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Beyra is a region south of Porto with a high elevation (cool climate) so the wines are the lightest of Portuguese reds. Tangy dry,…