It’s rare to see 100% Cabernet Franc wines from Napa so it’s fun to try something different, delicious, and at a good value from France!
Master Sommelier Brian McClintic gives tips on starting a wine collection w/o breaking the bank.
Recently, a reader of I like this grape. asked us to recommend a wine to celebrate getting a promotion. Some more context: she is a 5th year software engineer at a mid-size company in California that builds high-end websites and apps. She’s in her late 20's and this is her first job out of school. […]
Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Like so many French wine regions, it’s fun to say out loud – tres sexy, n’est-ce pas? – yet the average American has absolutely no clue about where it is or what its wine tastes like. Let’s lift the veil of mystery. First of all, Châteauneuf-du-Pape is an ancient town in the southern Rhône Valley. […]
I’m here to tell you everything you need to know about Bordeaux. It’s really not too painful. I promise. Bordeaux is a region in France, and you can’t call it a Bordeaux if it comes from anywhere else in the world. It can be white, it can be red, dessert, rose. All colors of the wine f**king […]
Certified Somm at the iconic Spago in Beverley Hills, CA and overall badass Christie Norman breaks down the region and wines of Burgundy (psss, it’s Pinot Noir!)