Review: Heaven’s Door Bourbon Decade Series 10 Years Old (2022)

One of the first releases from Heaven’s Door was a 10 year old Tennessee Bourbon that we greatly enjoyed. Now that original whiskey has left the market, and the Bob Dylan-backed brand is back with a new 10 year old bourbon, and though it’s no longer billed as “Tennessee Bourbon,” it still hails from the…

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Review: White Wines of Feudi di San Gregorio, 2022 Releases

Feudi di San Gregorio’s Campania red wines are well known, but its white wines are a delight as well, each made with native varietals that are rarely seen in the U.S. Today we look at three options appropriate for late summer sipping — or, perhaps, any time. 2020 Feudi di San Gregorio Greco di Tufo…

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Review: Nelson Bros. Whiskey – Classic and Reserve Bourbon

Our friends at Nashville’s Nelson’s Green Brier, brothers Charles and Andy Nelson, are best known for their Belle Meade whiskey lineup, which we’ve reviewed here thoroughly. That brand has remained the flagship for the distillery, even after the somewhat quiet release of its first house-made whiskey way back in 2019. Recently, however, the talented duo…

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Tasting the Wines of Alsace, 2022 Releases

Alsace is best known for its crisp, aromatic, and usually very affordable white wines, but if you dig a bit deeper, you’ll find that this region produces wines in a surprisingly varied range of styles. Let’s take a dip into 5 current releases representing the range of wines coming out of Alsace. NV Willm Cremant…

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Review: El Mayor Tequila Extra Anejo – Port Cask Aged

El Mayor‘s latest special edition Extra Anejo has arrived. Like the last expression, it uses a wine cask to do the entirety of its aging process, only this one is aged in Port barrels instead of sherry. Total aging in Port casks for this release is a whopping 42 months. Let’s dive in to another…

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Review: 8 Coastal Chilean Sauvignon Blanc Wines, 2022 Releases

Chile has produced solid Sauvignon Blanc wines for many years, but they often seem to be overshadowed by expressions from New Zealand, France, and California. Today we are reviewing 8 Chilean sauvignon blancs, all from the country’s Pacific coast, each with a distinctive character that deserves serious attention. 2020 Matetic Vineyards EQ Coastal Sauvignon Blanc…

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Review: Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon 2022 Edition

Whiskey season is officially underway, folks, and first out of the fall release gate is Four Roses, with the 2022 Edition of its Limited Edition Small Batch release. There’s plenty of old stock in the blend with this release, as always. It’s composed of 20 year-old bourbon from the OBSV recipe, 15 year-old OESK, 14…

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Review: NV The Mill Keeper Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon

The Mill Keeper is a second label from Napa’s Gamble Family Vineyards, and it’s described as “a portfolio specializing in multi vintage, environmentally conscious wines at a sustainable price point.” We received the two wines in the collection, which represent Napa’s bread and butter varietals. NV The Mill Keeper Chardonnay Napa Valley – Bold notes of…

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