Tag Archive for White wine

Conundrum 2010: A white wine blend that stands out

We’re used to buying wine by the grape variety _ cabernet sauvignon, merlot, sauvignon blanc, and that’s fine. But a blended wine can be very good, too … we’ve come a long way since the days when jugs of generic red and white were bywords for plonk. A recent wine I tried, Conundrum 2010, was…

Wine of the Week: 2008 Georges Meurgey Vouvray

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  This Friday’s find is a 2008 Georges Meurgey Vouvray (Boisset). Price around $8 in Safeway. Check out the label. Unlike American bottles where the name of the producer is big and the region is tiny, the appellation gets star billing here. The French really are all about terroir, a sense of place. Vouvray is…