Chateau Grand Terrier Des Eyriaux 2011 Bordeaux

My local wine shop’s buyer has recently been trying to bolster the French section of the store. Ever since trying the 2006 Chateau Haut-Mayne I’ve had a hankering to find other Bordeaux to sample and was thrilled to hear more would be coming in locally. They brought this in for an event they poured at but decided to sell…

Gran Passione Veneto Rosso 2012

We’re big fans of Italian wine around here even though I haven’t blogged much about them yet. Some of our favorites come from the Veneto region in north-eastern Italy. Think Venice and you’ll know the area. Valpolicella Ripasso wine is by far our favorite and I will blog much more about this in the future. I picked…

Esser Vineyards Merlot 2009

We don’t drink Merlot very often, and it isn’t because of the comments made in the movie Sideways. We just haven’t gotten around to appreciating what it brings to the table (or glass for that matter). This was a bit of a fluke purchase by my wife and I’m glad we stumbled upon it. I…