Many joke that Chardonnay is the chicken of wine grapes. Although more neutral in flavors, it offers flexibility to produce many wine styles. In this article, I explore its evolution in California and share characteristics of the wine it makes in other parts of the world.
Small, organic, and producing sleek, mineral-driven wines, Domaine Gueguen Chablis and their rare Cepage Confidentiel are two wines to try now.
The world of Italian sparkling wine is diverse in variety and cost, yet many style choices can be overwhelming. Here is an overview of what Italy has to offer you.
Grower Champagne is the smaller producer deciding what he or she wants to make and how. This is the essence of grower Champagne and two fourth-generation grower producers: Pierre Péters Champagne and Champagne Bourgeois-Diaz.