Wine tasting notes.
A lively red Bordeaux-style blend with a local, western Slovenian twist.
The freshest pinot grigio I've ever tasted. It’s Grace Jones, circa mid-1980s. (And I loved Grace Jones in the…
An unconventional standout.
Notes on wine patience and aging.
A well-made red blend with an Istrian twist.
A five-sip visit to Russia’s most fabled sparking wine producer, whose wines have entertained Russian nobility and…
A fine introduction to a rare indigenous Slovenian grape.
Predictably solid, for several years now the go-to I recommend to visitors whenever it's on a by-the-glass list to…
Reviews of six Vipava Valley wines with which to explore and discover Zelen and Pinela, two of Slovenia's rare…
Vipava Valley District, Primorska, Slovenia
A Portrait of a Wine as a Young Man.
Slovenia Wine Notes for October 18, 2017.
If you’ve never heard of Schioppettino you’re hardly alone. That doesn't mean you shouldn't seek it out at your…
I’ve long been a sucker for meaty, chewy California reds. Which is probably what I miss most about no longer living…
Dolfo, Dobuje, Klet Brda, Peršolja and Ščurek.
A pair of whites from Croatia's northernmost region.
From the Primorska region's Vipava Valley District.
For now, Chateau Pontet-Canet is definitely my go-to wine in the €125-140 bottle range. You're with me, right?
My Rhone standard-bearer.