Bird Wine: Idlewild Flora & Fauna

It's not just because there's a handsome fowl on the label. This wine is also a paragon of versatility: juicy, fresh, supple, low in...

Lovable Weirdos: Wirz Sequel

The Wirz Vineyard is a true California gem. It is own-rooted and old-vine (planted in the 1960s) Riesling (with a bit of Silvaner for...

Deals, Steals, Feels

We pride ourselves on a diverse and interesting selection, but some of our favorite bottles can be kinda (or very) pricey. We take value...

Serious Sunny Bubbles: Cruse Tradition

There have been many (many) offers in my inbox for zoom tastings with winemakers. I have only jumped at one, and boy did I jump! This...

Reversing Roles

When we think of California wine, our minds might first go to full-bodied reds. With Provence wine, we probably think of pale rosé. Today...