Barrel 27 2010 High on the Hog White

Tucked between a self storage park and a recycling plant in a correlated office park in Central California sits this winery. Looks can be deceiving, as this is actually a side project of the stellar winemaker McPrice Myers, known for his self-named label. Then again,...

Domaine du Cayron 2007 Gigondas

$31.99 may seem like a lot to pay for a Southern Rhone bottling that’s not Chateauneuf-du-Pape (although those tend to be far more these days…), but this one, from the stellar ’07 vintage, is worth it and then some. Its rich fruit makes it excellent...

Old Wine at School, or Why I Love Bordeaux

Though I’m a fool for wines from the Southern Rhone, the highlight of last night’s Vintage Factor class was, for me, the 1998 Canon-Moueix. Sure, those two bottles of 2004 Vacqueyras were lovely, but there is just nothing like a bottle of Bordeaux with...