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Meet the Maker: Bobby Flournoy, B&L Brands

If you missed our Tuesday Tasting of Basque wines (or if you’re just mad for more Spanish vino), we have a special treat this Thursday, April 20, as Bobby Flournoy, owner of B&L Brands, a boutique distributor of wines from around the world, will be…

Basque Country

This Tuesday Tasting we’re excited to take a tour of the Basque region of Spain (bordering France along the Pyrenees Mountains). The area is famous for its unique culture, language, food and, of course, wines, and these 3 interesting examples are no exception. Featuring: Avinyo…

Superstars

This Tuesday Tasting we try three stellar reds that taste like masterpieces (without the accompanying price tags!) Featuring: Louis Latour Valmoissine Pinot Noir, France – This 7th generation vintner (founded 1797) likes to emphasize he’s more farmer than winemaker – letting the grapes speak for…

Fun Fizzles at Firehouse

This Tuesday Tasting we bring you some fun, affordable frizzantes (lightly sparkling wines) that make for great pairings for your Spring Sizzles (crawfish boils, barbecues & first days at the beach!) Featuring: Broadbent Vinho Verde, Portugal – An excellent example of Portugal’s famous “green wine”…

Not Your Cali Cabs

This Tuesday Tasting we leave West Coast Cabs behind to take a tour that spans continents to try some of their ripe, red cabs that are excellent reflections of the region. Featuring: Excelsior, South Africa—This bright red from Robertson Valley in the Western Cape is…