Terra Sávia 2009 Chardonnay, Mendocino County

Type: Dry white What makes it special: Chardonnay without the oak or butter Plays well with: Chicken, light sauces, cheeses, salads, light fish dishes This 2009 chardonnay has a fresh clean nose – it basically smells like a nice crisp … Continue reading

Terra Sávia 2007 Blanc de Blancs de Blinkety Good

Type: Dry sparkling What makes it special: Chardonnay Plays well with: Almost everything This Mendocino Count sparkling wine from the organic winery Terra Sávia is what’s known as a blanc de blancs or white of whites. That doesn’t mean it’s … Continue reading

Terra Sávia – An Organic Tradition in Action

It almost seems as though Jim Milone, winemaker at Terra Sávia, makes organic wines because it’s never occurred to him to do otherwise. “We hate to shower,” he joked when asked why organic. But then he got down to business. … Continue reading

Frosty Whites at Webster’s Fine Stationers

We had a grand time, pouring again at Webster’s Fine Stationers. Many thanks to Lori and Scott Webster for having us in, and a big shout out to Susann Edmonds, whose Jabberwocky Smooth Jerk Sauce made the pairings we did … Continue reading

Celebrity Wine FAQ – Sasha Alexander

Sasha Alexander’s character medical examiner Maura Isles on TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles may be quite the wine connoseur, but Alexander says she, herself, is not so much. “Not as much as I would like to be,” she said during a … Continue reading