Elegance in Wine

I just tasted two syrupy dull Châteauneuf-du-Papes from producers whose wines epitomized refinement 20 years ago. Now they are leaden alcoholic wines with no spark of life left in them. As climate change’s grip on… Continue reading

On the rosé explosion

Not so long ago, when I was asked if I wanted a glass of rosé, I always said sure. There weren’t that many rosés back then and the quality was uniformly pretty high. Now? There… Continue reading