Tag Archives: Syrah

Eric Arnold


A couple weeks ago, I joined several other writers, sommeliers and buyers at a tasting of New Zealand wine led by the legendary Oz Clarke, the man behind all those famous wine guides. Silly me, I always assume that when… [Read more…]

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As in most offices (we can only assume), we tasted a few wines this afternoon. The theme: Southern Rhône. Side by side, we tasted the 95-point RP 2010 Domaine Grand Veneur Châteauneuf Les Origines, the 2010 Paxton AAA McLaren Vale Shiraz Grenache and… [Read more…]

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Sheri Sauter Morano

I’ll never forget my very first wine purchase, a few days after my 21st birthday. I knew enough to recognize some grape varieties, but I didn’t really understand what made each unique. So I went in search of one example… [Read more…]

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Dini Rao

  Let’s jump right into your questions! Mariola Costa Navajas: Can you find an amazing wine under $20? You’d better be able to on Lot18! This is one of the joys of learning more about wine and part of the… [Read more…]

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Katherine Ramos

I used to only drink beer at cookouts — a cooler of assorted brews seemed like an all-American staple while roasting meat in the great outdoors. But on a Fourth of July a few years back, hosting a barbecue in… [Read more…]

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