Archive for the ‘Northern Rhône’ Category

Up Late with Verset’s Ghost

Tweet by Dustin Soiseth It was about 2 a.m. the other night and I was in the kitchen heating up a bottle for my baby girl. There was a half-empty bottle of wine on the counter—the 2012 Barruol/Lynch Côte Rôtie “La Boisselée”—left over from an earlier tasting and I gave it a swirl while waiting […]

January Newsletter: Surrounding the Alps, Rhône, and An Epic Vouvray

Tweet The January Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…   SURROUNDING THE ALPS mountain SAMPLER > by Anthony Lynch Today we visit the Alps to discover a fascinating tradition of viticulture and winemaking. Grape growing has long held a sacred place in these mountain cultures, often […]

The World’s Greatest Syrah, and a Teardrop

Tweet Over the weekend we lost a great vigneron, and one that was close to our hearts—Noël Verset. Noël’s wines were a mainstay of our Cornas imports for decades, until his retirement after the 2006 vintage. Including the time he spent training with his father, Noël made wine for more than seventy years. Below is […]