Petit Verdot

2010 Canyon Wind Petit Verdot

This offers aromas of black cherry, plum, and vanilla. The leading flavor on the palate is elderberry, a deep black fruit. It is lifted around the edges by raspberry, sweetened with fig paste, and spiced with n...
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2012 Canyon Wind Cabernet Franc

Sophisticated and complete, this well-made Cabernet Franc is another winner from Colorado's Canyon Wind Cellars. Cherries and pomegranate, chocolate, tobacco leaf, and a touch of funk make for a very promising ...
Controlled chaos at the GABF

2012 Redux: Embracing the Chaos, The Science of Sour Beers

Editor's Note: Our Science Editor, Tom Mansell, explored the world of sour beers after a visit to the Great American Beer Festival. From fermentation to aging, Tom described sour beers as a bridge between the beer and wine worlds. This article is a must read for wine drinkers and beer drinkers alike who feel they just "don't get" the other side. –Ryan Reichert, Managing Editor