Month: October 2014

General Wine

Kung Fu Girl Riesling kicks butt

I visited the Charles Smith wine-tasting room in Walla Walla, Washington in June and found it quite fascinating. A former top European rock band  promoter, Smith grew up in California and returned to the Puget Sound area in 1999. Soon he moved to Walla Walla and produced 300 cases of his own wine. He’s never […]

General Wine

Time to doubledown on Doubleback

I don’t know how the Messinas, Tina and Sam, do it, but the Wine Connextion in North Andover recently scored a big shipment of Drew Bledsoe’s highly-rated 2011 Doubleback Cabernet Sauvignon from Walla Walla, Wash. Sam’s been trying for several years to make a connection with Doubleback and finally made it into the end zone. […]