The Wine and Food of French Basque

In North America, San Sebastian holds the greatest fame in the Basque region of Spain and France. In Europe, however, the sea-side resort of St. Jean De Luz is regularly


Cheateau d’Aydie Odé d’Aydie Pacherenc du Vic Bilh Sec 2012

It seems like I haven’t written about really good, locally available everyday wine for a while. These are the bottles that often remain unsung but bring the simplest of pleasures,


Chateau Laffitte-Teston Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh “Reve d’Automne” 2011

Wine from the southwest of France may be that country’s least known and most underappreciated. These wines are rarely exported to North America and wine knowledge about these regions rarely