Old Vine Burgundy: Goisot Les Mazelots

If you're into Burgundy, you know that the world just can't get enough. Price and availability are going in opposite directions, and I...

Who Makes Your Wine: Vincent Dureuil

"If the 2017 vintage in Burgundy has a defect, it's that the wines can be rather facile and immediate; but that is emphatically not the...

Tiny Bubbles: Marie Courtin's a Big Deal

In 2005 Dominique embarked on a rare journey in Champagne, focusing exclusively on the production of single-vineyard, single-variety,...

Making Thanksgiving Difficult

JUST KIDDING! But how many emails have you received from merchants who will purportedly make Thanksgiving easy? Are they gonna show up,...

Champagne is Wine: Vincent Couche

"Vincent Couche is part of the upwelling of talent (and awakening to terroir) taking place in the extreme South of Champagne, and like a...

B & B: Baguettes + Bourgogne

Long awaited baguettes return to Craft and Cru tomorrow. As before, we'll have Steel & Rye's superb baguettes in the house every...

Picture Perfect Pinot: Johan Estate

Though a select group of wines have left indelible idealized marks on my memory, I don't think of them as "perfect". The idea that a wine...

Bourgogne Reds

We love (love love) Pinot Noir, especially great Pinot Noir from Burgundy, its homeland. One of the major issues with Burgundy is...