Monthly Archives: May 2013

2006 Château d’Orschwihr Crémant d’Alsace

The deal is this: This could pass for champagne. Like, real champagne. Not the best stuff, certainly, but something that you’re too poor to drink on a weeknight. And yet. This costs something like $16. WINNER WINNER WINNER. All of … Continue reading

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2009 Okanogan Gewurtztraminer

You don’t see a lot of domestic gewurtztraminer. To the degree you do see it, it’s probably either Fetzer or Hogue. And while both those mass market bottles are not bad at all, this Washington state product is the best … Continue reading

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2010 Blenheim Painted Red

We drank this wine over a week ago, so the notes are a little hazy. I can say that like almost all Blenheim wines, it’s competently made and easy to drink. There’s some chocolate and oak and a very Virginia … Continue reading

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