article placeholder

Palate Press Wins Award

There are very few people in the world of wine blogging as well respected as Jeff Lefevere, and very few sites as honored as Good Grape. Recognition from Good Grape in Jeff's 2010 Best of Wine Online Awards i...
article placeholder

Wine tip: Give it some air, people!

Most people think pouring wine in a decanter is an act reserved for venerable old bottles that have shed sediment and thus need to be decanted to leave those solids in the bottle. You can also use it on young w...
article placeholder

2009 Weingut Villa Sachsen Riesling Dry

This very pleasant dry Riesling would be a great introduction to the style for those who think "Riesling" and "sweet" should always be used in the same sentence. Barely ripe pear and apple, still hard and tart, with just hints of sweetness and an underlying minerality, are followed by a touch of petrol flavors, all with a full mouth feel, great acidity, and a lingering finish that teases a memory of limestone, lemon, and honey. Drink it with anything that ends in "...wurst."