Unless you Trust Yourself, you’re always going to be a little disappointed with wine, your beer, that special whiskey, and never really understand why.
I’m not going to suggest that Walla Walla Vintners is better than the original. I am going to say that, in my opinion, it is at least as good as the original…and that is Saying Something.
Just a few of the more interesting events, products, and tidbits from the quasi-rational world of adult beverages.
We have to embrace the Crazy. We have to have our prissy assumptions and preconceptions and even our tastes offended, abused, and kicked in the nuts. It’s how we evolve.
You tasted Hess wines 20 years ago and see them and think, “Yeah, been there, done that”? Trust me on this: You do NOT know Hess.
The Hess Collection Estate Grown Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017 is anointed with a brilliant dose of judgment that says, “We have some gorgeous fruit, here. Let’s not screw it up in the winery.”
I was knocked sideways by these wines. These are jaw-dropping wines at prices that will drop your jaw even further, right through the freakin’ floor.
Spanish Grenache has a life and verve and even terroir notes that frequently leaves its northern cousins gasping for air – and at prices that are usually a mere fraction of the French stickers.