Terroir Review

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Wine reviews and pairing suggestions
2017 Sidebar Syrah Rosé Russian River Valley

Exceptional (highly affordable) Syrah rosé

2016 Villa Crespia Brolese Rosé Extra Brut Franciacorta

Opulent, honeyed sparkling wine for rich cuisine

2017 Massican Chardonnay Hyde Vineyard Napa Valley

Brilliant fruit meets deft winemaking

2014 Inman Family OGV Estate Brut Rosé Russian River Valley

Versatile and delicious gastronomy wine

2015 Limerick Lane Syrah Headpruned Block Russian River Valley

Age-worthy Russian River Syrah

2015 Pfendler Chardonnay Sonoma Coast

Radiant Chardonnay from the Sonoma Coast

2013 Albert Boxler Pinot Blanc Réserve Alsace

Fleshy tree fruits, flowers, and minerals

2017 Heitz Cellars Grignolino Rosé Napa Valley

Charming and evocative Grignolino rosé


Cheese reviews and pairing suggestions

Introducing Terroir Letters

Commentary by guest authors on terroir and why food matters Read all Terroir Letters
Meg Houston Maker’s Press, Awards, and Accolades