December 18, 2023

2017 Bent Press California Cabernet Sauvignon

Top wine reviewers can’t review every wine they receive for tasting. Sometimes some really good bargains go unheralded. So far, the only heralding done for this one has been by Invino, one of the few places to buy it. Vivono noted, “Bent Press’ story begins with three Sonoma families setting out to create their very first ‘home’ wine. Three men were sent [...]
October 13, 2023

J. Lohr Paso Robles South Ridge Syrah 2021

A blend of 92% Syrah, 5% Grenache Noir, 1% Viognier, 1% Roussanne, and 1% Mourvèdre, this wine is totally off the charts. According to Wine Enthusiast’s Matt Ketterman, “This is a very satisfying Syrah for a rather stunning price. Lush and generous aromas of baked berry, hot spice cake and [...]