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A Year in Champagne


Originally posted on the drunken cyclist:
I do not watch a lot of films about wine. Sure, I have seen Sideways and even read the book (the movie was better), but I am probably the only wine geek in the world that has not (yet?) seen Somm. I never saw Mondovino either. I did see Bottle Shock, but the…

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Visiting Alpha Estate in Greek Macedonia


  Alpha Estate, Hedgehog Vineyard Xinomavro 2010 Amyndeon is Jancis Robinson’s (MW) Wine of The Week. She writes: “One producer that seems to have solved the enviable trick of both making consistently good wines and having them well distributed around the world is Alpha Estate, or Ktima Alpha, in the windy, sandy, high appellation of Amyndeon in…