Articles by Sandy Block

  • Que Syrah Syrah

    This noble wine deserves a perch at the top...

  • Beau Peep

    These “dream vintages” for Beaujolais are among Burgundy's standout wines...

  • Riesling's Rise

    This white wine is hard to pronounce and varies in style but offers an astonishing and dramatic rainbow of expressions...

  • C'est Le Vino

    French wine vintages from Burgundy’s Pouilly-Fuissé prove to be a marvel of consistent ripeness...

  • Hot in Chile

    Carmenere is a delicious and undiscovered bargain...

  • Picking Pinot

    Three pinot noirs worth singing about...

  • Rosé in Bloom

    Three rosés that rose to the top of our blind tasting...

  • Play It Cool

    Chardonnay for people who hate chardonnay...

  • French Connections

    Wines from the magical medieval village of Chinon that are perfect for spring sipping...

  • Mixed Blessings

    Uncorking three delicious red blends from South Africa...