Wines of the Week

Wines of the Week: Château Coutet and Rocche dei Manzoni

1989 Château Coutet Barsac                                                               94 Simply put, Château Coutet is one of the top four or five Bordeaux sweet wine producers, with a long history of producing one amazing wine after another.  In...

Wines of the Week: Bassermann-Jordan and Château Guiraud

2017 Bassermann-Jordan Deidesheimer Paradiesgarten Riesling Kabinett                                   92 One of my favourite wine estates in the world (my first visit there many years ago in the company of winemaker Uli Mell remains one of the high...

Ian D’Agata’s Best Buys in Italian Wine of 2020

So what constitutes exactly a “best-buy” wine? Definitions vary, but for the most part, wine lovers and experts agree that in order for a wine to merit a similar qualification, it has to be: 1. relatively affordable 2. relatively available (meaning...