Month: February 2017

Red wines

Two Pinot Noirs that won't break the bank

Napa Valley winemaker Joe Wagner put Meiomi Pinot Noir on the map, proving that you can make a quality wine for consumer tastes and achieve commercial success. Some winemakers choose to make wines for themselves, without taking into account what the public prefers in wine. That best part of Wagner’s philosophy is that a good […]

General Wine

These Malbecs from Mendoza make their mark

It’s incredible that Mendoza, a province where Argentina’s most impressive wines are produced, is the size of New York state. More than 35 million acres are under vine, a total representing just 5 percent of the area’s total land mass. The top vineyards are located in Argentina’s central zone at elevations of 4,000 to 5,000 […]