The Wines of Argentina

When you fell in love with Malbec, where were you?  Where you in a bar in Rittenhouse or in your boyfriend’s dirty apartment? Did you think you were sitting in a chocolate jacuzzi dreaming of a cherry cola happy ending?  Were you smitten at first taste, and the...

Top Wines of 2019

Our seventh annual class on the year’s best wines. Wine Spectator published its top 100 list in November, and wines on that list start to jump.  It’s not uncommon for wines at the top of the list to double in value. Bully for them. We wait until January to...

Petra 2008 “Ebo” Val di Cornia Suvereto Rosso

The Tuscan coast has become a hotbed of luxury wines in the past decade. This is the motherland of the so-called Super Tuscans that have captured the American imagination. Petra is one of the rising stars  of this unabashedly modern wine region. This bottling, like...