Every Monday, discover new wines, regions, and ways to understand this fermenting sea.
Munching Vidal Blanc on Keuka Lake, New York
Author Archives: waywardwine
Enjoy my video tour through six of the rarer grape varieties Kenneth Volk experimented with, from Aglianico to Touring Nacional, and see how they show eighteen or so years since harvest. I have always found his wines challenging, complex, not always lovable, but true to their European roots, funk, acidity, and all. Although Ken Volk’s life of winemaking is coming to an end, you can still order some of these gems at https://www.volkwines.com/order.php Continue reading
Ready to warm up this winter? Taste some history and watch my visit and review of George Washington’s Mount Vernon Distillery, Straight Rye Whiskey: Continue reading
Travel to the warm belly of the Mediterranean: the island Sardinia, with this packed, dense, complex ancient method produced Bovale.
Hunting for a versatile value red wine from a grape and region less traveled? Check out my review of Cabernet Franc from Chinon here:
Watch me in all my splendor tour you through the Okanagan’s landmark winery, Quail’s Gate, and taste their electric dry Riesling: