Quick Review: 2009 Chateau de Montpezat Merlot

Although Merlot may not walk along the same red carpet as its counterpart Cabernet Sauvignon, it has always been a workhorse grape…silently chugging along, producing delicious, plush, full-bodied red wines.┬áThe 2009 Merlot from Chateau de Montpezat is a perfect example of why this often overlooked variety should have a home in your wine rack. Hailing […] Continue reading

Paying the Cost to be the Boss

In the world of wine there is something for everyone. The shelves of wine stores are generally chalk full of great values for the everyday wine buyer (or blog writer) who doesn’t want to break the bank for their Thursday night Pizza wine. And while there is plenty of choice on the affordable end of […] Continue reading