Merchant Picks By White Wine

  1. Citrus Zest From Burgundy's Best!
    June 14, 2018

    Not to be confused with the wines of Olivier Leflaive (the nephew), this is Domaine Leflaive, one of the top five Burgundy producers.

    Sure, you can find - and we have - quite nice wines from the Maconnais region for under $20.... They are good, but, they won't taste like...

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  2. Rare & Exclusive Italian Chardonnay!
    June 11, 2018

    La Spinetta's "Limited Edition" Lidia Chardonnay is one of the most exclusive wine we have to fight for every year. 

    With more and more of the estate's prized Chardonnay grapes going into Spinetta's "Contratto" sparkling wine and even more being consumed locally at Spinetta's...

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  3. Each year, we reserve the Sancerre Slayer title for an exceptional Sancerre doppelganger.

    Finding well-made Sancerre for under $25 per bottle is nearly impossible! In fact, with the rising euro, French wines are getting more - not less - expensive.

    But, for an everyday sipper,...

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  4. From The Russian River With Love!
    May 31, 2018

    Grilled lobster tails anyone?

    How about a side ramekin of warm butter drizzled with sea salt?!

    Yes please...

    Oh, and don't forget the glass of wine.

    To pair with such a delicacy, we highly recommend the 2015 Walter Hansel "The Meadows Vineyard"...

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  5. This Best Seller Is Back!
    May 29, 2018

    How good is Hourglass Sauvignon Blanc?

    Let's put it in perspective: We really like Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc, but at home we serve Hourglass!

    This is no ordinary California Sauvignon Blanc; rather, it drinks more like a white Bordeaux with its texture and integrated,...

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