Interview with Paul Mabray, CEO of Emetry, on the future of wine after the pandemic; After being stuck with a five-pound bag of Krusteaz Pancake Mix, JT decides it’s time to get on The Soapbox; Bill Sanders, Chief Marketing Officer at Yao Family Wines, shares his Wine Virginity Story; We sample Barbie Blank’s “B Tasteful” California Rosé and find it packs as much of a wallop as she does.
Pairs With B Tasteful Rosé and Pandemic Pancakes
- by John Taylor
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.
The 2018 Steele Chardonnay, Parmelee Hill Vineyard, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley has all the character of one of the most… Read More »Steele Chardonnay, Parmelee Hill Vineyard