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Checking In On The Chains

Retail wine franchises, Vino 100 and Wine Styles, have grown using descriptions like Crisp, Bold, Rich, and Mellow. Is it over simplistic or a new avenue into wine for the novice consumer?
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Domaine Lefarge Cote' EST 2008

Here is a French blend of Grenache Blanc, Chardonnay, and Marsanne that is drinkable, affordable, and great value for the price point. The wine has a beautiful light straw color with a nose of light citrus and ...
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Howard Hewitt

Howard Hewitt writes an every other week newspaper column about wines under $25 and feature education aspects for the novice wine drinker. He posts those columns to the blog titled "Grape Sense." Howard wri...