California wineries have made tremendous progress in their ability to produce quality wine at very affordable prices. So I’ve decided to make a top 25 a “bang for the buck” list for wines.
Interview by Paul Hodgins on a trip visiting Justin Smith at Saxum Vineyards in Paso Robles. Waiting lists and 100 point scores have elevated Justin and Saxum Vineyards to cult status in the wineworld.
Meet Amelia Singer, a highly energetic, social butterfly who is short-listed as the top wine educator on the planet! She’s a wine-expert/personality on the British show The Wine Show and California Wine Institute’s UK Ambassador.
New ways to think about champagne – “The people’s drink!”
I wouldn’t go a step beyond The Wall for this gimmick-y pinot noir.
Interview & insights by Paul Hodgins on how Napa’s Trefethen Family Vineyards stay cool after 50 years. Talk with Lorenzo Trefethen