Erasmo 2009 Red, Maule Valley

Background European influence has always been a presence in the American wine trade. Up north the effect is more historic, but there are a few winemakers like Philippe Melka  still kicking about, making awesome wines. In South America, it’s a much more palpable...

Domaine Collotte 2010 Fixin Cote de Nuits, Burgundy

  Domaine Collotte is a family estate dating back a few hundred years, with vineyards in Marsannay and the nearby town of Fixin. The current winemaker, Philippe Collotte, is making some of the finest wines in the AOC, and priced reasonably, to boot. Beautiful and...

Dominio Mano a Mano 2009 Venta La Ossa

  Portuguese Wine Review   One of the best kept secrets in the wine industry is the new crop of of modern Portuguese red wines. This is a great example, and should be sought out by all our students and readers (yes, I mean all 20K of you). Scents of...