Not just a Meat Market for the Meatless Set, Whole Foods consistently has one of the best wine sections of any major retailer. This week, I take a trip to my local Whole Foods, 401(k) in hand, to do some shopping and explore the best values you can find among their wine shelves. And after finding – and drinking – the Top Four wines from their Imports section, some thoughts and feelings about Jeff Bezos come to the fore…and maybe a soapbox (or two) comes out…
Pairs With A Trip To The Whole Foods Wine Section
- by John Taylor
And that’s what’s really at the heart of this decision: I can’t shake this story or these characters. It’s what I always come back to. So, I think this is The Universe trying to tell me something: finish this story before you move on to something else. And so I will.
The 2016 Altocedro Gran Riserva Malbec es muy loco, but in all the good ways. To start, Altocedro harvests from 70-year-old vines from a 107-year-old vineyard. Not unusual, especially for Mendoza malbec. BUT, then they take the harvested Malbec in whole clusters and barrel co-ferment with 4% Semillon in French oak.