Palate Press was well-represented among the winners at this year's Louis Roederer International Wine Writers' Awards. Columnist Erika Szymanski was awarded the Emerging Wine Writer of the Year award and columnist Evan Dawson won the International Wine Book of the Year award for his book, Summer in a Glass: The Coming of Age of Winemaking in the Finger Lakes.
Here’s a call to arms: Let’s call it “freshness.” You know what I mean: that quality of wine...
If you look at a map, it's hard to see why Idaho wouldn't grow wine grapes about as well as eastern Washington. Until recently, it wasn't close, except geographically. Today, better viticulture, an influx of talent, and global warming are contributing to an increasingly interesting Idaho wine scene.
Refreshing as can be for warm summer days, yet intense enough to be delicious with grilled lamb chops with Mediterranean herbs, and structured enough to age a few years. Highly recommended.
Assyrtiko from the Greek island of Santorini is a world treasure, with one of the epic stories in wine.