White Wines

Stepping Stone by Cornerstone

Stepping Stone by Cornerstone

An interview with Cornerstone Cellars winemaker Jeff Keene, with tasting notes on the new Rocks! blends and Napa Valley Cabernet.

Party in a Box

Party in a Box

Ninety Plus Cellars Holiday Essentials Price: about $60* Wine sampler packs are a great way to buy wine—and to sell it. Customers usually pay…

Mulderbosch Steen

Mulderbosch Steen

MulderboschChenin Blanc Steen op Hout Wine of Origin Western Cape201113.5% ABV | Price: about $14* I've recently tasted some admirable—and affordable—Chenin Blanc from South…

Hope, Hunter

Hope, Hunter

What happens when a white wine languishes a little too long on the rack? You might be surprised.

Albariño, Salt

Albariño, Salt

Albariño and salt are made together, and made for each other.

Altri Italiani

Altri Italiani

I recently taught a class on Italian wine. My research, so called, took me on a clockwise virtual tasting tour of the boot of Italy,…

Heart of Gold

Heart of Gold

Edmunds St. John Heart of Gold 2010 12.9% ABV | Price: about $20 This wine is a blend of 72% vermentino and 28% grenache…

Corse

Corse

Domaine de Granajolo Corse Porto-Vecchio 2009 13% ABV | Price: about $14 André Boucher’s Domaine de Granjolo comprises 20 hectares in the southern tip of…

Zing

Zing

Twisted Oak Grenache Blanc “Calaveras County” 2010 13.2% ABV | Price: about $24* This wine is 94% grenache blanc and 6% viognier. Only a…

Pink and White

Pink and White

M. Chapoutier Côtes-du-Rhône “Belleruche” Blanc 2009 13.5% ABV | Price: about $13* Côtes-du-Rhône “Belleruche” Rosé 2010 13.5% ABV | Price: about $13* A pair…

Austrian

Austrian

The venue: the quaint cellar room of the über-Victorian Norwich Inn, in Norwich, Vermont. The host: Rafael Flores, director of Artisanal Cellars, a boutique wine…

Hunting

Hunting

Margan Family Winegrowers Sémillon “Hunter Valley” 2009 12.5% ABV | Price: about $18* These sémillon grapes were grown on 40 year old vines in…