Dancing Coyote 2009 Verdelho

Type: Dry white Made with: Verdelho Plays well with: Cream sauces, sharp cheeses, non-oily fish If folks know about verdelho, they know it  primarily as a blending grape in its native Chianti, Italy. But winemakers in Portugal have been making … Continue reading

La Motte 2007 Shiraz/Viognier

Type: Dry red Made With: syrah and viognier grapes Plays Well With: Chili and other hearty fare Shiraz.  Syrah.  It’s the same grape, just a different name.  The Australians made the shiraz term familiar to us in the U.S., and … Continue reading

La Motte – All the Way From South Africa

One of the advantages of massive tastings like Hospice du Rhone is that you get to try wines that are harder to find and from places you don’t get to see every day.  Such as South Africa. We met a … Continue reading